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Working both within IMBE and across the wider St George’s, University of London community, the IMBE Operations team provide a professional support service to the IMBE staff and student community. We cover a range of activities, including technical services for our teaching laboratories, support for educational activities across St George’s, and finance and course administration. 

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Director of Education Operations and Programme Management
Catherine Robinson
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As a member of St George’s senior management, Catherine works with colleagues across the university in the coordination, development and operation of professional services relating to education and student experience. Based in IMBE, Catherine also leads the IMBE education operations teams in their delivery of a professional service in support of the institute’s educational activities, as well as manging the Education Office Administration team.

Education Office Administration
Jolanta Jeromina, Executive Assistant to the Deputy Principal (Education)’s Office

Jolanta provides proactive, high-level administrative support to Professor Jane Saffell, Deputy Principal (Education) and members of the senior education leadership team.  Jolanta also has responsibility for IMBE information management and communication, project administration and office management. She also line manages the IMBE Operations Assistant.

Colin Smith, Finance Administrator
Working closely with the central Finance team, Colin is the key point of contact for IMBE colleagues for day-to-day finance inquiries, bridging the gap between the institute and Finance, Procurement and the Joint Research & Enterprise Office (JREO). Colin is also responsible for manging St George’s student online teaching feedback scheme and IMBE processes for internal staff awards, including the conference and development funds.
The Graduate School, Postgraduate Administration

The Postgraduate Administration team is based in IMBE, but works across St George’s to support the delivery of taught postgraduate programmes and research degrees. The team also supports the development of St George’s professional education offering, including the development and delivery of short-courses, online learning and standalone modules. 

Emma Embleton: Head of Postgraduate Administration 

Manages the overall operational business of the Graduate School, taking the lead in ensuring the smooth running of all postgraduate provision across the University including managing a core team delivering support for taught postgraduate courses and research degree students.

Dr Maxine Esser: Programme Manager - Taught Programmes

Responsible for the administrative processes relating to all postgraduate taught students. Working with a core team to deliver all programme related activities across the student lifecycle.

Derilyn Frusher: Programme Manager - Research Degrees

Responsible for the administrative processes relating to all postgraduate research students (MPhil, PhD & MD(Res)), organising and managing processes from admission, registration, enrolment, monitoring and submission of thesis to graduation. Secretary to the Research Degrees Committee.

Alex Grayling: Postgraduate Examinations Officer 

Responsible for organising and running written and clinical examinations for all Postgraduate Taught programmes and managing the examinations process for research students.

Kay Ling: Clinical Placement Administrator

Responsible for all administrative processes related to clinical placements for Physician Associate students, including placement recruitment, allocations, monitoring and payments.

Michaela Binstead-Light: Postgraduate Officer (Physician Associate Studies)

Responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the Physician Associate programme. Working to deliver all programme related activities across the student lifecycle, following admission to SGUL, including enrolment, timetabling, evaluation and assessments.

Georgia Baines: Postgraduate Officer

Responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the Genomic Medicine, Sports Cardiology and Interpretation & Clinical Application of Genomic Data postgraduate programmes. Working to deliver all programme related activities across the student lifecycle, following admission to SGUL, including enrolment, timetabling, evaluation and assessments.

Frank Wilcox: Postgraduate Administrator

Responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the Biomedical Sciences, Global Health, Healthcare Research Skills & Methods and Translational Medicine postgraduate programmes, and the Common Postgraduate Framework modules. Working to deliver all programme related activities across the student lifecycle, following admission to SGUL, including enrolment, timetabling, evaluation and assessments.

Learn more on The Graduate School pages.

Undergraduate Administration
Undergraduate Science Administration Team

The Sciences Team based in the Institute of Medical & Biomedical Education currently supports the SGUL BSc/MSci Biomedical Science, BSc Clinical Pharmacology, BSc Healthcare Science (Clinical Physiology) and Intercalated BSc programmes, and the KU Master of Pharmacy modular teaching programme.

As a team we are responsible for the coordination, maintenance and support of our programmes to a high professional standard. We pride ourselves on being a link between students, academics and the wider university community.  

Karolina Ossowska - Head of Undergraduate Science Programmes Administration

Location: Registry, Ground Floor Hunter Wing

Responsibilities include:

  • Overall management of the Science Admin Team
  • Lead administrator for BSc Biomedical Science & Intercalated BSc with main focus on Year 3 BMS and iBSc (including iBSc application process, MSci transfer, BSc module/project selection process) and Year 4 MSci Biomedical Science

Jonathon Fee - Senior Science Programmes Officer

Location: Registry, Ground Floor Hunter Wing

Responsibilities include:

  • All aspects of course administration for BSc Healthcare Science
  • BSc Healthcare Science Apprenticeships
  • Professional Training Year (PTY)

Errol Lobo - Senior Science Programmes Officer

Location: Registry, Ground Floor Hunter Wing

Responsibilities include:

  • All aspects of course administration for BSc Clinical Pharmacology

Michelle Moroney - Science Programmes Officer

Location: Registry, Ground Floor Hunter Wing

Responsibilities include:

  • BSc and MSci Biomedical Science Years 1 & 2 course administration (covering all aspects of Year 1 & 2 timetabling, small group tutorials, Canvas, assessment submissions)

Kirsty McEneny - Science Programmes Administrator

Location: Registry, Ground Floor Hunter Wing

Responsibilities include:

  • Master of Pharmacy Years 1-4 modular teaching administration (teaching timetables, tutorial packs & tutors, StudySpace). This programme is run in partnership with Kingston University.

Yunhui Kim - Science Programmes Administrator

Location: Registry, Ground Floor Hunter Wing

Responsibilities include:

  • Varied admin support across all BSc programmes including: support for small group tutorials; student attendance monitoring with emphasis on Tier 4 visa requirements; feedback collation; Canvas
MBBS Programme Team

Led by Joanna Carroll and Katherine Pigott, the MBBS Programme Team supports the academic and clinical leads in delivering the MBBS course. The team manage all of the administrative elements of the MBBS course, including:

  • timetabling and scheduling

  • clinical placement administration

  • curriculum planning and development

  • supporting students throughout their time on the course.

In addition to working internally with St George’s academic and clinical leads, the MBBS Programme Team liaise with our affiliated hospital sites to ensure all curriculum needs are delivered and work to develop areas of programme management to ensure students get the best possible experience during their studies.

Centre for Innovation and Development in Education (CIDE) Administration

Led by Paola Motta, CIDE Programmes Manager, with support from Shire Meah, CIDE Administrator, the CIDE administration provides a proactive and professional service to staff and students across all areas of CIDE activities.

Learn more on the CIDE pages.

Teaching Services

Led by Lynn Plowright, Teaching Services provide key technical support for St George’s courses. In addition to supporting teaching activities in the Jenner Wing labs, Hunter Wing teaching labs, clinical skills practice rooms and general teaching room, Teaching Services play a vital role in ensuring the delivery of practical examinations.

 

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