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Our People

Dr Robin Kirby

Registrar & Deputy Vice-Chancellor

In a 20 year career in Higher Education leadership and management, Robin has worked across the full range of professional services, including admissions, student funding, registry, market intelligence, students’ unions, and university governance.

Robin joined Arts University Plymouth in January 2023 from Falmouth University, where was Strategic Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor, and Secretary to the Board of Governors.

Robin is a member of the Association of University Administrators, and is currently Chair of the GuildHE Policy and Planners’ Network.

Robin’s academic background is in English language, literature and drama. He earned a Ph.D from the University of London for his thesis, ‘Vision, Space and Time in Shakespeare’s Romances’ (2007).

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