Our Mission

The Student Education Service underpins every element of the student experience, from maintaining and improving academic standards to providing co-curricular opportunities and student support. Working in partnership with staff across the University and with Leeds University Union, the Service upholds the principles of quality, equity, consistency and opportunity for students and for staff.

Staff information


Training & Important dates


Dec 6

SES Student Complaints

A short SES training workshop on student complaints

Dec 6

Mental Health Awareness

Part 1: A training course on mental health awareness, open to any staff with a role supporting students.

Dec 9

Teaching ends

Semester 1 teaching ends

Dec 12

Graduate Board

Graduate Board

Dec 23

University closed

University closed for Christmas and New Year.

Key People


Catherine Lorigan

Catherine has responsibility for student finance, programmes and assessment, quality assurance, postgraduate research and support, student counter services and UKBA compliance and support. Profile Image

Catherine joined us from Santander UK, where she was Head of Cards Service Delivery. Over the past 15 years she also worked for GE Capital Bank Ltd and Williams Lea UK Ltd, managing large-scale programmes of organisational change, technical solutions delivery and customer service improvement.