Professional Services staff

Below is a list of our current Support Staff in the Department of Music.


Victoria Berry - 

Operations/Marketing & Recruitment Support Officer

Support HR activities, financial processes and Estates.   

Support marketing and recruitment activities, including events/campaigns.

Coordination of open days and recruitment of student ambassadors.

Management of admissions and production of monthly admissions data.


Coordinate Social Media activities.

Alumni relations/activities.

PGT scholarships.

Alley Bridge-York -

Senior Student Experience Officer,

Responsibility for the Student Experience team, and all Learning & Teaching processes and activities across UG and PGT Programmes. Oversight of all UG and PGT L&T activities e.g. curriculum developments.

Quality Assurance (support annual reflection, QAA review).

Lead on all aspects of examinations.

Responsible for UG, PGT and PGR student welfare.

Responsible for the examinations and assessments administration.

Manage the allocation of instrumental tutors​​​

Claire Cooper -

Department Support Officer - Maternity leave until 2022.

Support L&T activities, working closely with the Senior SE Officer.


Lead on student attendance monitoring

HEAR Administrator

Administer Prizes/ UG Scholarships 

English Language Teaching Centre (ELTC) administrator.

Sally Jones -  Operations Assistant 

General Enquiries.

First point of contact for staff queries.

Support to operational matters within the Department, including HR, Estates.

Support for travel, catering bookings.

Maintaining financial records.

Department Bulletin.

Social media postings.

Tracy Kent -

Department Support Officer      

Postgraduate research and postgraduate taught courses Support  

Support  L&T activities (students induction, production of learning and teaching materials, handbooks,  timetabling)

Support the organisation of DL Programme Residentials and liaison with visiting students. 

Administration of MyPublications and Research Ethics

Administration of departmental research funds

Administration of visiting scholars

Holly Lown - Department Support Officer (Student Experience) 

Examinations administration.


Support performance and ensembles.

Student Correspondence

Leave of Absence.


Administer Placements/Erasmus/Year Abroad.

Careers (from the administrative support of relevant academic side).

Administer prizes.

Support SLP.

Cristina Molina-Hall -

Department Manager

Management and leadership of the Professional Services Team.

Development of departmental strategic and operational plan.

Business and financial planning, including budgeting and forecasting.

Strategic oversight of admissions, recruitment, marketing and student support and administration.

Leadership and advisory function on all HR matters.

Responsibility and coordination of Estates, IT and Health and Safety functions.

Oversight of governance processes

Nathan Newton -

Student Experience and Operations Assistant

General Enquiries

Front desk reception

Student bookings

Learning and Teaching Support 

General office operational assistance

Nick Walsh -

Music Technology and IT Officer (general IT enquiries) (specialist music technology enquiries)

Managing and delivering specialist technical support for the Music Department

Managing the Music Technology Lab, University of Sheffield Sound Studios, and specialist equipment within the Department

Contributing to the wider Faculty IT Support Team

Departmental Safety Officer

0114 22 29700 (general IT enquiries)
0114 22 20471 (specialist music technology enquiries)
07864 605418 (mobile)
Room: G.15 (Admin Office)



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