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Contacts and channels of communication

Contacts and channels of communication

There are many sources of information and advice that are available to you. Please take advantage of them as many questions and problems can be easily and quickly resolved.

Main administrative staff contacts

All undergraduate services administration in Alliance MBS is located together within the Alliance MBS East Building. The staff listed below, in particular, will be able to provide assistance to you:

BMaP & MEC Administrator

The BMaP & MEC Administrator in Alliance MBS is Hannah Cousins. Hannah is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the BMaP & MEC suite of courses and should be your main point of contact within the School. In addition, for joint programmes Hannah is the administrative point of liaison between the Schools concerned. Please also see your own Programme Handbook for administrative arrangements in your home School.

Hannah is based in room D20 in Alliance MBS East which is the main Alliance MBS undergraduate office. Questions about teaching timetables, the student system (campus solutions) including course and workshop selection, registration for exams etc. can generally be sorted out within the D20 enquiries office.

Hannah can be contacted via room D.20 in Alliance MBS East, by email on hannah.cousins@manchester.ac.uk or telephone 0161 275 4011 or 0161 306 3400.

In addition to the above, the undergraduate programmes in Alliance MBS are supported by our programme administration team:       

  • Vivien Browne, Programme Administrator
  • Andrew Walker, Programme Administrator
  • Jennifer Cousins, Programme Administrator
  • Syreeta Henry, Programme Assistant
  • Rabia Nawaz, Programme Assistant

The programme administration team is available to help Accounting and Finance, Management and Business, BMaP & MEC students from Monday to Friday between 10am and 4.00pm. Please go to the main undergraduate enquiries office, Alliance MBS East/D20.

Please note that the Reception Desk in the ground floor atrium of the Alliance MBS East building is the main reception for the building as a whole, and will generally not be able answer undergraduate queries.

Assessment and Student Support Centre

Students with queries in respect of examinations or assessment related problems should contact either Kelly Salimian or Samina Ali in the Assessment and Student Support Centre (ASSC) whose details are below, or via the Student Support email address studentsupport.ambs@manchester.ac.uk. The ASSC in based in Alliance MBS East room D14.

Kelly Salimian, Senior Assessment Administrator
kelly.salimian@manchester.ac.uk
Tel: 0161 306 3520 (extension 63520)

Samina Ali, Assessment Assistant
samina.ali@manchester.ac.uk
Tel: 0161 306 3409 (extension 63409)

Other main administrative staff contacts for undergraduate students in Alliance MBS

Sarah Featherstone, Head of MSc & UG Taught Programmes Services, Alliance MBS East/D22
Melanie Crank, MSc & UG Taught Programmes Manager, Alliance MBS East/D23
Madeleine Ryan, Assessment Manager, MSc & UG Taught Programmes, Alliance MBS East/D14 
Chris McGlinchey, Programme Activities Manager, MSc & UG Taught Programmes, Alliance MBS East/D23