Undergraduate Office

DUGS, Senior Tutor, Heads of Yr

DIRECTOR OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES, Prof Carl Paterson

Carl PatersonThe DUGS heads the teaching team and leads the development and running of UG Teaching. He represents the Department on several Faculty and College committees, supplies much documentation for Registry and organises the Department’s accreditation and quality assurance procedures. With support from the Teaching Committee, he chooses lecturers for courses, demonstrators, Heads of Lab and other activities and manages a large annual budget paying for three teaching laboratories, three lecture theatres and the Computing Suite. 

 

SENIOR TUTOR, Dr Ingo Mueller-Wodarg

Ingo Mueller-WodargThe Senior Tutor has responsibility for course advice and student welfare, handling many student matters both personal and collective. He deals with many mitigating circumstances and confidential matters, and frequently writes letters of reference. As a permanent member of the Staff/Student Committee, he is a major route for student opinion to be put into effect. 

 

HEADS OF YEARS

HEAD OF YEAR ONE, Prof Stuart Mangles

HEAD OF YEAR TWO, Dr Yvonne Unruh

HEAD OF YEARS 3 & 4, Prof Jing Zhang


 

Undergraduate Administration

UNDERGRADUATE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE

Kayleigh MurphyKAYLEIGH MURPHY, Amy Cripps-MahajanAMY CRIPPS-MAHAJAN
The UG Admin Office has contact with students, academic and other staff, and the general public. They produce and distribute hard copies of course materials to students, demonstrators etc. They receive and process reports and problem sheets which are submitted to a deadline. They are responsible for providing administrative support for the undergraduate teaching in the Department. In the absence of a formal reception facility in the department, they regularly deal with enquiries from the general public in person and over the phone. They act as minute secretaries to the Teaching Committee and the Staff/Student Committee. Amy acts as the administrative co-ordinator for students on the Year Abroad degree programme.

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION MANAGER, DERRYCK STEWART

Derryck StewartThe UG Education Manager's chief task is to ensure the successful implementation of teaching requirements in the Department, and has frequent contact with staff and students on a wide variety of issues. He is responsible for ensuring effective and efficient coordination of all undergraduate degrees and modules. He constructs the undergraduate academic timetable, manages the undergraduate electives process and is the lead Physics administrator for Starfish, the College’s student case management software.

He is a longer standing member of the College’s three main timetabling committees; TUGS, ETUG and TSEG. He is also a member of the Room Booking Implementation Project Board.

STUDENT LIAISON OFFICER, DR YASMIN ANDREW

YasminThe Student Liaison Officer acts as one of the main points of contact for undergraduate students, providing them with support and advice on academic issues and course engagement.  She is responsible for efficient communication between the student body and teaching staff and is a member of the staff-student committee.  The Student Liaison Officer isalso responsible for the recommendation and implementation of innovative and effective physics teaching and learning strategies through the department’s teaching committee, to provide successful learning experiences for students and sustain their academic success. Yasmin also has a PWP page.

If you have questions, why not try the Undergraduate Office FAQs?


 

Admissions Office

ADMISSIONS TUTOR, PROF ARTTU RAJANTIE

The Admissions Tutor is responsible for analysing UCAS forms and liaising with the Deputy Admissions Tutor to take final decisions about all the applicants who apply to Physics.

DEPUTY ADMISSIONS TUTOR, DR MARK RICHARDS

ADMISSIONS AND DISABILITIES OFFICER, MERY FAJARDO

The Admissions and Disabilities Officer deals with enquiries from prospective applicants creating and administering a database. In addition, she also manages the academic needs of our students with different types of difficulties. She acts as the first point of contact within the department for disabled students and those who have specific learning difficulties. She liaises with the Disability Advisory Service to provide support and applies for Additional Examination Arrangements.  


 

Examinations Office

EXAMINATIONS CO-ORDINATOR, Dr Subu Mohanty

The Exams Co-ordinator has academic oversight of the whole examinations procedure, processing marks, ensuring appropriate weightings are applied and aggregate marks correctly recorded.

EXAMINATIONS AND INFORMATION OFFICER, Victor Urubusi

The Examinations and Information Officer has day-to-day management of the examinations process, bringing together exam materials, arranging exam sessions and co-ordinating marking.  He also manages the student database and co-ordinates teaching materials for the website and Admin Office.


 

Teaching Labs

FIRST YEAR LABORATORY

Head of Laboratory, Prof Stuart Mangles
Head of Summer Projects, Prof Yoshi Uchida
Technicians, Harish DawdaRob Whisker

SECOND YEAR LABORATORY

Head of Laboratory, Prof David Colling
Deputy Head of Laboratory, Dr Julia Sedgbeer
Technicians, Graham AxtellIvan Hermida Estornell

THIRD YEAR LABORATORY

Head of Laboratory, Dr James McGinty
Deputy Head of Laboratory,
Head of Third Year Projects and Essay Projects, Prof Carlo Contaldi
Technicians, Lee Parker, Graham AxtellIvan Hermida Estornell

MSCI PROJECTS

MSci Project Coordinator, Dr Alex Tapper

COMPUTING SUITE

Head of Year 1 Computing, Dr Brian Appelbe
Head of Year 2 Computing, Dr Alex Richards


Student Representatives

Department Undergraduate Representative

Academic: Stefano Fiocca
Wellbeing: Anthea MacIntosh La-Roque

1st Year Representatives

Academic: Anne Bai, Xun Yu
Wellbeing: Laura Hollister

2nd Year Representatives

Academic: Tess Goudswaard
Wellbeing: Trinity Stenhouse

3rd Year Representatives

Academic: Shi Wei Yuan
Wellbeing: (position vacant)

4th Year Representative

Academic: Julia Dannemann-Freitag
Wellbeing: (position vacant)

Year Abroad Representative

(position vacant)

RCSU Representatives
(Education) Nicholas Barykin-Pankevich
(Welfare) Tianyu Wen

Physics Society Representative

Jacob Edginton


UG Office Opening times

Weekdays 9:00 - 17:00
Closed 12:30 - 13:30

The office is located in Room 317, Level 3, Blackett Laboratory

Undergraduate Office FAQs