Arts University Bournemouth Registry

Arts University Bournemouth Registry

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Astrid Mackellar

Senior Admissions Officer – Registry and Planning

MA Art History (University of Sussex), BA (Hons) Combined Arts (The Open University),DTEFLA (Chichester College)


Astrid has worked at AUB for over ten years and leads the Admissions Team. Before working at AUB she worked in private education. Astrid was  Chair of GuildHE Admissions and Recruitment Network and now Chairs  the Arty Admissions Group.

Professional practice

Astrid develops and implements the  admissions policy and procedures to meet the needs of the University and all its stakeholders, including applicants and enquirers.


Bettina Hines

Student Records Administrator – Registry and Planning


Betti moved to Bournemouth from Hungary in August 2008 because she fell in love with a lovely British guy whom she married in 2013. She is very proud of being able to work in the Higher Education sector as a foreign person and very grateful to her colleagues who need to put up with her Hungarian accent and humor every day :).

She joined AUB’s Admissions team in November 2014 then transferred to Student Records in January 2016. She really enjoys working with students and the general public, good customer service is in her nature.

Betti’s background is in Further and Higher Education, previously working at Bournemouth and Poole College as a Higher Education Administrator, Exams Officer and Assistant to the Director of Higher Education. Betti has a broad knowledge of Registry & Planning functions and is a very lively member of the team. She is also very helpful so please do not hesitate to contact her if you have any Student Records enquiries.


Michael Lefkonidjates

Assessment and Enrolment Officer – Registry and Planning


Mike began his career as a computer programmer and progressed to become a project manager responsible for the development of complex financial systems, spending a number of years as a freelance consultant to large financial organisations. In 2000 Mike established his own business providing digital printing services, selling the business in 2010. Subsequently Mike worked in further and higher education, at Oak Academy as Exams Administrator and Bournemouth University as Assessments Coordinator, before moving to AUB to work within Registry as Assessment and Enrolment Officer.