Senior Management Group

The Senior Management Group (SMG) advises the Vice-Chancellor on matters relating to the strategy and management of the University, considers key policy issues affecting the University and provides an informal forum for the exchange of ideas, opinions and good practice.

SMG ‌members‌ ‌include the Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive, the Provost, the Deputy Vice-Chancellors, the Pro-Vice-Chancellors and Deans of Colleges, the Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Financial Officer, Directors of Professional Services, Deans of Faculties, College Registrars, Associate Deans (Education), Associate Deans (Research) and the Presidents and Chief Executive of the Students’ Guild and FXU.

Dr Victoria Alcock, Head of the Vice-Chancellor's Office, is secretary to the Group.  Any enquiries regarding SMG business can be sent either to or to Rachel Hucker (

Members’ Area (this area is password protected)


Meeting dates 2015-16
Wednesday 30 September 2015 - SMG Planning Day, Innovation Centre
Tuesday 3 November 2015
Thursday 11 February 2016
Wednesday 20 April 2016
Tuesday 28 June 2016