School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Staff Profile

Alison Rowntree

School Postgraduate Research Administrat


I have worked in the School of Agriculture, Food & Rural Development since 2006.

In my current role I am responsible for the administration of our Postgraduate Research Students.

A few examples of what my role may include are:

  • Administrative support for the full student lifecycle for example, organising student induction, setting up annual progression panels to organising the student Vivas.

  • Support to resolve particular student issues such as when students take a leave of absence.

  • Liaising with Research Student Support Team in King’s Gate.

  • Supporting the PG Director and Assistant Learning and Teaching Manager in improving and managing this area.

  • Organising events such as the PGR conference in May, regular student coffee mornings and Student Staff Committee Meetings.