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University Committees

Access and Admissions Sub-Committee

Standing Orders

Sub Committee of Education Committee (Strategy committee of Senate)

These Standing Orders should be read in conjunction with the Joint Standing Orders of Senate and Council.

Membership (Composition)

(Awaiting 2018/19 updates from sections for all Education Committees.)

(Members 2017/18)
Ex officio members:
The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) Professor Alan Houston (Chair)
One delegate from the PVC (Faculties), rotating annually tbc
Durham Students' Union UG Academic Affairs Officer Mr Saul Cahill
The Academic Registrar Dr Michael Gilmore
Head of Access Office Mr Lee Worden
Head of Recruitment and Admissions Office tbc
Three co-opted members of academic staff, one each from the Faculty:
  • Arts and Humanities
tbc
  • Science
tbc
  • Social Sciences and Health
tbc
A full date after a member's name indicates that their term of office will expire on the 31 July in that year and a half date indicates the year of appointment of that member. eg (2015) (09) indicates that the member was appointed in 2009 and their term of office will expire on the 31 July 2015.

Secretariat

To be confirmed

Meetings

The sub-committee shall normally meet twice per academic term. It will also interact electronically to progress its business.

Terms of Reference

a) to monitor admissions and recruitment policies and outcomes at University, Faculty and Department levels;

b) to monitor widening participation policies and outcomes at University, Faculty and Department levels; and to develop, for UEC, Senate and Council approval, the University’s Access Agreement.