Mr Scott Walker
Profiles

Mr Scott Walker

Head of Residence Life and Student Accommodation Services

Student Accommodation Services & Residence Life (Estates & Facilities)

Role

I manage the university halls of residence, working with providers such as UPP and managing those contracts to provide accommodation services for our first year students.  I am responsible for personal support and development programs within those halls including events, discipline and welfare management.  I also have responsibility for working with private accommodation providers, managing an accreditation program and referral process that ensures our students live in good quality, affordable private accommodation.  I also look after the university's accommodation needs for conferences during the summer period.

Qualifications

Experience in cancer research
17 years worth of experience managing residential halls in a university environment.

BSc (Biochemsitry, Molecular Biology, Genetics)
MSc (Molecular Biology)
PGDipInfSci (Database design and methodology)
CertExecManagement

Professional membership

Member of AACUHO

Member of ACUHO-I
Member of CUBO
Member of ASRA

Research interests

Academic support in a residential environment - links between residences and academic staff

Management of alcohol and alcohol related behaviours - its impact on the residence environment, academic performance and recruitment of new students
Utilisation of common space in a residential environment - its impact on community and behaviour