The University of Wolverhampton has appointed a new Registrar to drive forward the development of its branch campus in Mauritius.
Moss Garde will travel to Mauritius on 27 February to take up his appointment as Registrar.
Prior to joining the University of Wolverhampton, Moss was Dean of Enrolment and Registrar at the Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST), the new national research intensive university in Botswana.
He said: “This is a really exciting opportunity for me and for the development of the University’s branch campus in Mauritius. We are bringing the best of British education, including quality standards, history and experience, to Mauritius and to the wider region across the continent.
“The University of Wolverhampton is not just teaching abroad, it is an ambassador for the UK around the world and that is something we are extremely proud of.”
Moss Garde has studied at, and conducted research at, the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Plymouth State University, University College Dublin (UCD) and BIUST. In addition he was a Research Scholar at the Peabody Institute at Vanderbilt University in the USA conducting research in the area of University Administrative Systems.
Moss has been at the forefront of university administrative developments across the world including part of the development of the Student Oriented Linked Administrative system at UCD, leading or part of the implementation of integrated student information systems in the US, UK, Africa and Ireland, development of academic quality frameworks, international affairs and development of advanced CRM Projects at University College Dublin and BIUST.
Moss has previous worked at Plymouth State University, BIUST, University College Dublin and at the University of Plymouth Campus. As part of his commitment to social responsibility, Moss was a project manager in the running of the Special Olympics World Games in 2003 and continues to be involved in volunteer projects in Africa and beyond.
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