The Director of Academic Services, Patrick Joseph, is a member of Management Board and is responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of the University of Nottingham’s student administrative and support services at the Malaysia Campus. This involves the delivery of professional services, policy making and management of the student journey from admissions to alumni relations.
His responsibilities include the student services strategy and operations at the Malaysia Campus. In particular, he has leadership and management responsibilities at the Admissions Office, Student Registry Office, Sponsorship Office, Student Association Office, Career Advisory Services, Sports Complex, Wellbeing & Learning Support, Alumni & Donor Relations, as well as the Hall Wardens and Tutors.
The Director of Academic Services also has responsibility for the overall student experience, widening participation and community engagement at the Malaysia Campus.
Patrick is currently the Project Transform Sponsor for the University of Nottingham Malaysia and has been responsible for the implementation of Campus Solutions and MyNottingham. This is part of the global implementation of a student management system across the University. He manages the the University Project Transform Team and represents the University at the Programme Board, Quality Board and Cutover Management Board that oversee this global implementation.
Patrick was one of the first to join the Malaysia Campus when it began operations in 2000. Having started in student recruitment, he then went on to establish the various departments and administrative services such as facilities management, the exams and timetabling office, and the student registry office as part of the growth of the campus. He was appointed Director of Academic Services in 2012.
He was awarded the Lord Dearing Award for Teaching and Learning in recognition of his contributions in providing the administrative and support services in enhancing the learning experience of students at the University in 2015.
Patrick chairs the Hardship Fund Panel, the MAD Money Panel, Academic Services Group and co-chairs the Staff Experience Committee. He also sits on a number of other committees including IT Portfolio Board, Campus Teaching Committee and Space Management Committee