Gillian Mackintosh joined the Registry in 1998 and was appointed Academic Registrar in 2007 and Director of Academic Affairs in 2009. Dr Mackintosh has wide experience in the area of quality assurance and enhancement of teaching and learning and participates actively in a number of QAA and Universities Scotland committees in this area.
The Directorate of Academic Affairs draws together the Registry and the Centre for Learning & Teaching. It also provides administrative support to the University’s Curriculum Reform Project. Furthermore, it provides a focus on work on the student experience including co-ordination in regard to student induction and retention.