School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

Staff Profile

Emily Smith

UG Clerical Officer (Admissions)



I joined Newcastle University in October 2014.  I previously worked at the Durham University for 5 years, originally as a Receptionist moving onto being an Assistant Admissions Secretary.  I have an NVQ 4 in Business Administration and qualifications in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word. 


I am responsible for Undergraduate Admissions within the School of English which involves organising our open days and providing support to our Academic Selectors.

I monitor the submission of assessed work within the school, especially Mid Module assignments, electronic submissions and resits.

I look after the following committees:

  • Student Staff Committee
  • Literature Section Meetings
  • School Meetings 
  • Undergraduate Board of Studies
  • Moderation and Scaling Board
  • Undergraduate Board of Examiners (stages 1 and 2)