Division of Administrative Services

About us

The Division of Administrative Services, led by the Vice-President (Administration) and Registrar, is comprised of a number of departments that provide services that meet the academic, administrative and support needs of the University. These departments include:

We take a leading role in the effectiveness of the university’s administration and development, helping QUT to achieve its teaching, research and community service goals in two significant ways:

  • by providing effective management of support services to students and staff, many of which are undertaken in partnership with other organisational areas
  • through our role as the custodian of the university’s legislative obligations and standards, governance and policy.

Registrar and team

Vice-President (Administration) and Registrar
Mr Adam Williams
Director, Office of the Vice-President (Administration) and Registrar
Mrs Alison Shirra
Executive Officer, Office of the Vice-President (Administration) and Registrar
Mrs Katrina Gibson
Personal Assistant to the Vice-President (Administration) and Registrar
Ms Nicky Gillott
Administrative Assistant, Office of the Vice-President (Administration) and Registrar
Ms Kate Sexton

Areas of responsibility

The Vice-President (Administration) and Registrar is responsible for managing the staff, resources and activities of the Division of Administrative Services.

As the chief public officer of the university, the Vice-President (Administration) and Registrar is also responsible to the Vice-Chancellor and President for:

  • effective university governance, including provision of support for the Chancellor, Deputy Chancellor, Council and its committees
  • overseeing the university’s record keeping and legal services
  • overseeing the use of the university’s name, logo and seal
  • overseeing the conduct of industrial relations negotiations in respect of professional staff
  • initiating action regarding administrative matters requiring a determination by QUT Council

The Vice-President (Administration) and Registrar is also Secretary to QUT Council.

Our structure

The following positions report to the Vice-President (Administration) and Registrar:

  • Director, Office of the Vice-President (Administration) and Registrar
  • Student Ombudsman
  • Equity Director
  • Director of Governance and Legal Services
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Director of Health, Safety and Environment
  • Director of Marketing and Communication
  • Director of Student Business Services
  • Manager of Student Engagement and Sport
  • Manager of the QUT Medical Centre

Contact us

Office of the Vice-President (Administration) and Registrar

  • Level 2, U Block, Room U220
    Gardens Point

  • Postal address:
    Office of the Vice-President (Administration) and Registrar
    GPO Box 2434
    Brisbane QLD 4001