Reporter 418, 6 April 1998


Mrs Sheila Griffiths

On 1 May Mrs Griffiths retires from the post of Accommodation Officer having worked in the Accommodation Office for 22 years.

Mrs Griffiths studied for a BSc at St Andrews, and a research fellowship before her arrival at Leeds. She joined the University in 1963 as a research assistant in Steroid Endocrinology. She took up the post of Sub-Warden at Weetwood, then a hall of residence, and eventually became warden for 9 years.

In 1976 Mrs Griffiths joined the accommodation section of the Bursar’s Office, and was appointed Accommodation Officer in 1991 when reorganisation created Residential and Commercial Services.

Mrs Griffiths has become an institution within the University. A much requested source of advice and guidance to wardens and advisers, she has played a leading role in the support offered to international students with dependants and disabled students.

Mrs Griffiths joins her husband Bill in retirement, with the good wishes of friends, colleagues and countless students.

[Main news stories | University home page | Events]