Annual Admissions Conference 2018

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Richard Emborg

Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions, Durham University


As Durham University’s senior student recruitment and admissions professional, Richard’s responsibilities include developing university strategy, policy and procedures for student recruitment, fair access and admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, and managing the effective and professional implementation of university policies and procedures. Richard has 20 years of experience in FE and HE admissions performing roles right across an admissions office at a variety of institutions, before being appointed to his current role in 2008. He has actively contributed to the development of HE admissions locally and nationally, serving a number of expert working and advisory groups for UCAS and the QAA, as well as delivering presentations on a regular basis to national and regional conferences. Richard is Secretary to the Academic Registrars Council Admissions Practitioner Group, the largest practitioner group for HE admissions professionals in the UK outside of UCAS, and is Chair of UCAS’ Business Rules and Admissions Principles Working Group.

Richard is a graduate of the universities of Durham and Nottingham, with a BA in History, and an MA in Viking Studies. 

Tuesday 27 March 2018 11:50 - 12:50

UCAS Business Rules and Admissions Principles Working Group Workshop

Tuesday 27 March 2018 16:25 - 17:25

Facilitated provider discussion – managing numbers at confirmation