Rae Sweeney


I am responsible for administrative duties in student support in the School of Sociology and Social Policy and the School of Politics and International Studies which includes:

Student Support

  • Responding to enquiries regarding extensions and mitigating circumstances;
  • Receiving and approving extension requests within specified guidelines and communicating the outcomes to students;
  • Collating and archiving relevant evidence;
  • Generating extension deadline reports;
  • Liaising with Student Support Officers flagging at-risk students;
  • Recording and processing disability information for students with disabilities;
  • Supporting induction activities


  • Providing support for the School Special Circumstances Committees (preparation, minutes and outcome emails to students/staff);
  • Providing support for the Student Staff Partnership Forum (preparation, minutes)