Mrs Alice Benton

MA (Cantab)

Fellow (D), Assistant Tutor

College Roles

  • Fellow (D)
  • Assistant Tutor (Undergraduates, Postgraduates)




Alice Benton is Head of Education Services which is part of the University’s professional services. She has responsibility for undergraduate and postgraduate admissions, the Disability Resource Centre, the Student Counselling Service, the Careers Service, educational quality, the Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning, as well as operational matters such as delivery of University examinations, student complaints and discipline.  In delivering her responsibilities, Alice works closely with the Colleges through the Senior Tutors’ Committee. She took up her current role in January 2018, and  has previously held roles in the central administration and the School of Biological Sciences. She studied Natural Sciences at Newnham in the 1980s.

Alice is a member of the Academic Registrars’ Council (ARC) and the Association of Managers of Student Services (AMOSSHE).