Teaching & Learning


Initiatives and resources supporting the objectives of UCL's Education Strategy 2016-21


Office of the Vice-Provost (Education & Student Affairs)

Contact details and team information for the Office of the Vice-Provost (Education & Student Affairs).



Anthony Smith

020 3108 6501

Professor Anthony Smith

Vice-Provost (Education & Student Affairs)

Professor Anthony Smith is responsible for the education agenda at UCL and providing leadership at institutional level.  Prior to his appointment at UCL on 1 January 2012, Professor Smith was Principal and Dean of the School of Pharmacy, University of London.


020 3108 6502

Dr Clare Goudy 

Director of Education Planning

Clare leads the Vice-Provost (Education & Student Affairs) team and works closely with the Vice-Provost on strategic planning for UCL’s education agenda. She is responsible for the Education Strategy and for UCL’s education partnerships. Clare worked in the education charity sector and for the Department for Education and Skills before joining UCL in 2005.


020 7679 2758

Dr Ruth Siddall

Student Mediator

Ruth is UCL’s Student Mediator and is responsible for advising and assisting UCL students with the resolution of complaints, involving staff or other students or services of UCL which the student has been unable to resolve through informal means. Her role is to seek to achieve a resolution between the parties in dispute. She has been working in student support at UCL for over 15 years.


Strategy Implementation

Kurtis Bell
020 3108 6507

Kurtis Bell

Senior Programme Manager (Education)

Kurtis is responsible for the implementation and governance of UCL’s education strategy, measuring the progress and performance of a wide range of initiatives designed to improve the teaching, learning and student experience. Kurtis also oversees the Laidlaw Scholars Programme. Prior to joining the team, Kurtis worked in policy and project teams across UCL, and in strategy development roles in both the education and corporate sectors in New Zealand.

020 3108 6512

Christopher Cullen 

Project Manager (Education & Estates)

Christopher works on a variety of education-related projects on behalf of the Office of the Vice-Provost (Education and Student Affairs).  Recent activities include the Laidlaw Research and Leadership Programme, the Postgraduate Taught Review, the 2015 Graduate Support Scheme, and various teaching space related initiatives including reviews of electronic timetabling software and new teaching space furniture.


020 3108 6518

Paulette Williams

Head of Student Success Projects

Paulette is responsible for a range of projects related to improving outcomes for students which include the Assessment Review and a HEFCE funded partnership project aimed at addressing the BME attainment gap. Paulette oversees our strategic partnerships with schools and the expansion of UCL’s transition programme. Paulette previously worked in Access and Widening Participation at UCL and also runs a youth development initiative.


Viki Burnage
020 3108 6539

Viki Burnage

Senior Projects Manager (Academic Support)

Viki manages various projects related to academic support, primarily the UCL Introductory Programme - a programme of study and orientation for students to undertake prior to their arrival at UCL, and the Personal Tutoring project. Prior to joining UCL, Viki worked in curriculum management in the Science Faculty at the Open University.



Jodi Feakes

020 3108 6503

Jodi Feakes

Diary Manager and Administrative Officer

Jodi Feakes is the Diary Manager for the Vice-Provost (Education & Student Affairs), Student Mediator and Director of Education Planning as well as supporting the rest of the team with office admin duties. Jodi also worked at the IOE and UCL CAM.



020 3108 6505

Katie Price

Head of Communications

Katie leads the communication of UCL’s education strategy - and the distinctive and innovative teaching and learning it delivers - to staff, students and the wider higher education sector. She worked at SOAS and Royal Holloway, University of London before joining UCL.


Global Citizenship


Dr Tim Beasley-Murray

Academic Director, Global Citizenship

Tim's role is to provide academic leadership for UCL's Global Citizenship Programme and to promote the complex and challenging concept of Global Citizenship across UCL's activities. He is also Senior Lecturer in European Thought and Culture at the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies.

020 3108 6513

Josh Blacker 

Global Citizenship Programme Manager

Josh co-ordinates the UCL Global Citizenship Programme, a two-week course designed to help open to all UCL students to boost their studies, enhance their future and make an impact on the world. He is also responsible for the Global Citizenship Project Grants scheme, which is UCL’s largest student grant fund. He manages the Twitter account @UCLGlobCitProg. Having graduated from UCL in 2009, he returned in 2012 after a period working for a major national charity.

020 3108 6514  

Tan Sapsaman

Global Citizenship Programme Administrator

Tan supports the Global Citizenship Programme to ensure effective administration throughout the year, assisting with promotion, registration and management of participants, and evaluation and planning for subsequent years. Tan is also the departmental green champion. Before joining UCL in 2017, Tan worked in sustainability at Kingston University and the University of Westminster.


Student Engagement

020 3108 5033

Sally Mackenzie

Head of Student Engagement

Currently on maternity leave

Sally oversees student engagement at UCL, ensuring that there are opportunities for students to give their feedback and participate in initiatives that enhance their time at UCL. Engagement activities range from providing opportunities for feedback such as student surveys, focus groups and student representation on committees, to implementing opportunities for students to become more closely involved as partners in university projects. Sally also oversees the Global Citizenship Programme. Prior to joining the team, Sally has worked for a number of other universities including the Institute of Education, Macquarie University in Sydney and King’s College London.

020 3108 6508

Rebecca Allen

Student Experience Data Manager

Rebecca is responsible for managing the various student surveys run by the department, and monitoring and analysing the results at institutional and departmental levels. This information is used to inform policy and strategy development, as well as to give us a picture of student experience as a whole at UCL. Prior to joining UCL in 2015, Rebecca worked as a data manager for a major rail operator in London.

020 3108 6506

Csenge Lantos

Student Engagement Officer

Csenge is involved in the student engagement activities to support students to strengthen their partnership with UCL. Her role includes the co-ordination of various student engagement initiatives, such as student surveys, The Student Panel and running the You Shape UCL website. Csenge worked in market research before joining UCL in 2016.