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Durham University

University Secretary

University Secretary's Office

The role of the University Secretary's Office (USO) is to oversee the overall governance, assurance and compliance structure of the University and to ensure the integrity of the conduct of its business. The office provides independent advice to the Council, Senate and the Vice-Chancellor and ensures that they gain the assurances required to fulfil their statutory and regulatory responsibilities.

Key areas of responsibility are:

  • Constitutional and Corporate Governance
  • Governance Committees Oversight and Support
  • Legal Work
  • University Assurance
  • Policy Governance
  • Information Governance
  • Research Governance
  • Teaching/Education Governance

The University Secretary undertakes the statutory role of Registrar and Secretary.

The University Secretary's Office comprises:

Contact Details

Jennifer Sewel
University Secretary
University Secretary's Office
Durham University
Palatine Centre
Stockton Road

Kendra Greaves: Personal Assistant to the University Secretary