NCH Student and Academic Services Team
Student and Academic Services
Student and Academic Services facilitates all academic and student services. We are in charge of timetabling, student finance, Quality Assurance, JStor access and Moodle, among other things. We also offer student wellbeing and careers advice from our dedicated advisers.
Rosalind Barrs BA, MA (London)
Rosalind is responsible for student and academic administration, including admissions, examinations, quality assurance, and timetabling. She is a member of the NCH Academic Board and is a Fellow of the College. Before joining NCH, Rosalind was a senior administrator at Birkbeck College for over 15 years. Her BA in Philosophy was from Birkbeck and her MA in Latin American Studies from the LSE.
Katherine Walsh BSc, MBS (Cork)
Katherine supports the Registrar in managing the induction of new students, the College’s academic databases and systems, the analysis of assessment data, and student and academic administration. She also works on administering aspects of student finance; and reviewing and processing College bursary applications.
Katherine completed her BSc in International Development and Food Policy, and MBS in Public Policy and Diplomacy at University College Cork. Before joining NCH she worked at Hult International Business School as Applications Manager, and has previous experience working in student accommodation and student societies.
Lee Fenwick BSc (Herts)
Lee manages the timetabling needs of the College. He is the main contact for any timetabling queries you have. He can also assist with any ad-hoc room bookings students or staff have for study or event purposes. Lee achieved a First Class Honours studying BSc Music Technology at the University of Hertfordshire in 2011.
Alessi Burnham MA (LaTrobe University)
Academic Services Coordinator
Alessi supports the Timetabling Manager by contributing to the production, delivery and
maintenance of the College’s timetable. Alessi monitors registers by creating regular attendance
reports and analysing the data. She also assist students and staff with room booking requests.
Alessi is from Melbourne, Australia where she completed her Bachelor of Health Sciences & Masters of Occupational Therapy degree at LaTrobe University.
Sharon Godfrey MA (Southbank University)
Mental Health Adviser
Sharon is responsible for providing guidance, support and information for students with mental health concerns as well as promoting wellbeing events and workshops. Prior to joining NCH, she worked as a Staff Counsellor at Transport for London before moving into education at BPP University, the University of Waterloo and London Metropolitan University in their Counselling/Student Support Services.
Sharon initially trained and worked as a Cardio-thoracic Intensive Care Nurse at Papworth Hospital and The Harley Street Clinic before gaining a degree in Humanities (Hons) at Greenwich. To explore her interest in emotional as well as physical wellbeing, she completed her Masters in Trauma Counselling and Humanistic Psychotherapy & Object Relations at South Bank University. Sharon is passionate about supporting students to maintain their wellbeing whilst on their academic journey.
Kimberley Aparisio MA (UCL)
Head of Student Wellbeing
Kimberley is responsible for administering and supervising the operation of the student wellbeing offering at NCH, ensuring an environment conducive to social and intellectual growth, as well as the academic success of students.
Kimberley has worked in the field of study abroad in various capacities over a period of 15+ years. She enjoyed a stint at Goldsmiths College, via the Cornell-Brown-Penn Centre UK, during her own study abroad experience. Kimberley completed her BA at the University of Pennsylvania, and a MA at the UCL Institute of Education, where she is currently pursuing a PhD in Education.
Maddy Hughes MSc (King's)
Student Wellbeing Coordinator
Maddy works with the Student Wellbeing Team, providing advice and guidance to students who need disability or learning support. Maddy is also responsible for supporting students with extenuating circumstances applications and exam adjustments.
Before joining NCH, Maddy worked at King’s College London Medical School, providing support for doctors and students in the delivery of the General Practice curriculum and has previous experience of 24/7 pastoral care for study abroad programmes.
Maddy completed her BSc in Psychology at Florida State University and her MSc in the Psychology and Neuroscience of Mental Health at King’s College London’s Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience.
Tom is the primary contact for all Facilities / IT matters across the college, he started in facilities working for an investment bank and went on to further his experience in similar roles for a governing body, a talent agency and now at the College. Tom is now working towards gaining his NEBOSH qualification and looking to begin an IWFM membership.