Teaching Support

The Teaching Support Unit oversees all administrative and quality assurance matters relating to teaching in the School. The unit brings together administrative staff responsible for the day to day management of teaching and student administration, and is located behind the Main Reception on the first floor of Regent Court.

Below is a list of staff in the Teaching Support Unit and their roles. If you need to contact a member of staff regarding a course then please use the group email addresses which are listed further down the page to ensure your enquiry is dealt with in a timely fashion. 


Job Title and
Contact Details

Working Pattern


Post Vacant Learning and Teaching Manager
  • Lead and manage the Teaching Support Unit, ensuring the provision of a high quality, professional service that supports the School's teaching activities and the student experience
  • Management oversight of all administrative procedures relating to teaching and learning
  • Lead and implement elements of the School's teaching strategy
  • Lead on projects related to teaching support
  • Manage teaching budgets
  • Work with University Professional Services and Faculty Learning and Teaching to ensure School learning and teaching policies and procedures are appropriate and effective

Sarah Galligan

Student Experience Administrator


Tel: 20719

Mon, Weds, Thurs, Fri (08.30-16.30)
Tues (09.00-17.00)
Charlotte Hollins Academic Programmes Manager


Tel:  22998
Tues and Weds (09.30-17.00)
  • Provide advice on the operational side of teaching support
  • Involved in programme development and new programmes
  • Manage the UMS (Unit Management System)
  • Co-ordinate programme regulations and specifications
  • Involved in module changes and developments
  • Maintain course and unit fees
  • Deputy Teaching Support Unit Manager
  • Personal Tutors
  • Student Attendance Monitoring 
  • Disability Liaison Officer (for students)
Janine Harrison Programme Administration Team Leader


Tel:  20720

Mon (08:30-14:30),  Tues (08.00-16.00),  Weds (09.00-17.00),  Thurs (08.00-17.00), Fri (08.00-14.30)

  • Responsible for overseeing administrative processes related to the academic progression of postgraduate taught students in ScHARR
  • Co-ordinate ScHARR's Timetabling and Room Booking requirements
  • Responsible for updating the ScHARR PGT and DL Student Handbooks and relevant web pages
  • Organise ScHARR PGT student related events and activities such as Intro Week
  • ScHARR contact for PGT and PGR Exams and Assessments
  • Process of PGT student forms, including those related to their academic progression, official university forms, such as leave of absence requests etc
  • Individual projects to enhance the delivery of high quality teaching and learning within the School.
  • Student Feedback and Module Evaluation

Matthew Hunt

(maternity leave cover for Kirsty Tolmay)

Student Experience Officer (Postgraduate Research)


Tel: 20877

Mon-Fri (09.00-17.00)

  • Responsible for overseeing administrative processes related to the progression of research postgraduates in ScHARR
  • Responsible for all aspects of postgraduate research student support
  • Responsible for overseeing PGR admissions
  • Organise ScHARR PGR student related events such as Induction
  • Process PGR student forms, including those related to their academic progression, official university forms, such as leave of absence requests, nomination of external examiners, confirmation reviews etc
  • The link between ScHARR and Research and Innovation Services regarding processes related to PGR administration
Emma Earle

Programme Administrator:
Health Economics and Decision Modelling
Economics and Health Economics
Clinical Research


Tel: 22973

Mon & Weds (08.30-16.30), Thurs (08.30-16.00)

Laura Sullivan

Programme Administrator:
International Health Technology Assessment, Pricing and Reimbursement (Online)
International Health Management and Leadership (Online)
Public Health (Online)
Advanced Emergency Care


Tel: 20825

Mon, Weds, Thurs, Fri

Responsible for all course administration for nominated courses including student support, examinations and assessments, admissions and MOLE

Also responsible for:

  • Administration for the Unfair Means process
  • Administrative contact for the Dissertation module
Matt Scarbrough

Programme Administrator:
Public Health
European Public Health
Public Health (Management and Leadership)
Public Health (Health Services Research)
Human Nutrition          


Tel: 24366

Mon-Fri (08.45-16.45)
  • Assists Janine Harrison with Timetabling and Room Booking requirements
Uzzie Laubscher

Assistant Administrator


Tel: 22960

Mon-Thurs (term-time)
Mon-Weds (school holidays)
• Student/General Enquiries
• ScHARR Bitesize Admin
• MBChB Phase 1a, 1b and 3a Admin
• Student Attendance Monitoring
• Personal Tutors
• Event Planning

Teaching Support Unit Group Emails

Course team Email
MPH (all face to face variations) and EPH scharr-mph@sheffield.ac.uk
MPH Online scharr-mph-online@sheffield.ac.uk
MSc Health Economics & Decision Modelling scharr-hedm@sheffield.ac.uk
MSc Clinical Research scharr-clinres@sheffield.ac.uk
MSc International Health Technology Assessment, Pricing & Reimbursement scharr-ihta@sheffield.ac.uk
MSc Advanced Emergency Care Online scharr-aec@sheffield.ac.uk
Msc International Health Management and Leadership Online scharr-ihml@sheffield.ac.uk
Postgraduate Research student matters scharr-pgr@sheffield.ac.uk
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) scharr-cpd@sheffield.ac.uk
General enquiries scharrtu@sheffield.ac.uk