NCH Student and Academic Services Team
Student and Academic Services at NCH
The Student and Academic Services department 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)
Registrar 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.
Emma Norman BA (Lincoln)
Student Wellbeing Coordinator Emma coordinates the provision of wellbeing, mental health and general welfare support in the College. Before joining NCH, Emma worked in Alumni Relations at London South Bank University and Student Support at the University of Lincoln. Emma has also studied at the Minster Centre in London which is the leading Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling training institute in Europe. Emma graduated from the University of Lincoln in 2011 with a BA in English.
Katherine Walsh BSc, MBS (Cork)
Academic Services Coordinator Katherine manages Moodle, which is the NCH VLE, and Turnitin. This includes coordinating the administrative processes for course assessment submissions, marks management and entry, examinations, and assessment board preparation She also works on administering aspects of student finance; reviewing and processing College bursary and maintenance applications; and liaising on fee invoices and maintenance payments with other departments.
Katherine can also be contacted with general queries, including student letters and transcript requests.
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.
Rebecca Morrison MSc BSc SFHEA
Head of Quality Assurance Rebecca is responsible for the enhancement of the College’s academic standards, quality of learning opportunities and student experience. She is also responsible for ensuring that the College is compliant to all its external bodies and collaborative partners, such as Southampton Solent University, Swansea University and the Quality Assurance Agency. She is also responsible for ensuring that the students have a “voice” at the College; that the students’ feedback is heard and acted upon when appropriate. Rebecca completed her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Osteopathic Healthcare at the British School of Osteopathy. Before joining NCH, she was senior management at other private higher education institutions, responsible for quality assurance, student engagement and Masters level degrees. She is a reviewer for the Quality Assurance Agency and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Michele Longhurst LLB, PGCE
Quality Manager Michele is responsible for managing the quality assurance and enhancement aspects of the College’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. She leads projects relating to the annual quality cycle, including yearly monitoring, student satisfaction surveys, programme and course modifications, and new programme approval events. Michele has over 14 years of quality management experience in both public and private further education providers. She has gained experience in higher education over the last two and a half years where she has led the development of programmes at Levels 4 – 6. She has been an active participant in gaining the Matrix Award, EABHS, BAC and Tier 4 approvals. She has experience of producing self-assessment reports, quality improvement plans and overseeing actions to improve the quality of the student experience.