• Contact us

    The Research Degrees Team provides all the central professional administration and support for all matters related to the University's research degree programmes, including all prospective and current students and staff involved with research degree programmes.

    We are based in Student Central in the Forum of the John Henry Brookes Building on Gipsy Lane site, Headington.  

    Opening hours

    • 9.30am - 4.00pm Monday to Friday

    When Student Central is closed and the shutter is down at the counter, we are still available during office hours. A phone is mounted on the side of the drinks vending machine opposite the office. Please call us on x4244 (or on 01865 484244 from your mobile) and one of us will come out and help you with your query. 

    You can also email us via the following email: rdt-researchdegrees@brookes.ac.uk 

    Members of the Research Degrees Team

    Head of Research Degrees Team Jill Organ

    Responsible for all Research Degrees Administration

    • All matters related to research students and their programme of study from enquiry, admissions, enrolment to conferment
    • All Research degree regulations, codes of practice and procedures
    • Development and management of Collaborative programmes and funding agreements
    • All Research student data, OfS and UKRI Council funding matters and returns
    • Humanities, Environment and Social Sciences Sub-Committee and programme administration
    • Research Degrees Committee
    • Research Student and Supervisor Training programmes
    • Research Degree promotional activities and advertising

    +44 (0)1865 484244

    Research Degrees Officer: Catherine Joyejob

    • Research Student admissions and enrolment
    • Fee and bursary payments
    • Attendance and travel letters 
    • Science and Technology Sub-Committee and programme administration

    +44 (0)1865 488396

    Research Degrees Administrator: Matthew Kidd

    • Support for the Graduate College Steering Group
    • Graduate College Newsletters
    • Graduate College Steering Group
    • Graduate College and Research Degree Team Website
    • Graduate College Research Students Networking and training sessions
    • Graduate College promotional events 
    • Research Student Representatives 
    • Visiting Research Student admissions and enrolment

    +44 (0)1865 482733