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Division of Administrative Services

About us

The Division of Administrative Services, led by the 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

University Registrar
Ms Shard Lorenzo
Executive Officer to the Registrar
Mrs Alison Shirra
Executive Support Officer
Ms Eliza Boddington
Personal Assistant to the Registrar
Ms Nicky Gillott
Administrative Assistant
Ms Kate Sexton

Areas of responsibility

The University 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 Registrar is also responsible to the Vice-Chancellor 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 Registrar is also Secretary to QUT Council.

Our structure

The following positions report to the Registrar:

  • Executive Officer
  • 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 Registrar

  • Level 2, U Block, Room U220
    Gardens Point

  • Postal address:
    Office of the Registrar
    GPO Box 2434
    Brisbane QLD 4001