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University Committees

Tuesday 28 February 2012

Business for Consideration


Welcome to New Member: CH

2. Minutes: 17 January 2012: CH: to approve Document S/11/51
3. Matters Arising
4. Vice-Chancellor's Business
a) Senate Advisory Panel on Ceremonies and Honorary Degrees: CH: to approve Closed - Document S/11/52
b) Pro-Vice-Chancellor Education: CH: to receive oral update
d) General Business: CH: to receive oral update
5. Report from Council: 31 January 2012: CH: to receive Document S/11/53
Key Discussion Items:
Internationalisation Strategy
6. Update on Internationalisation Strategy Work-Plan: CH/TC: to comment

Document S/11/54

(Mrs Sharne Procter, Director of the International Office, invited to attend)
Colleges Strategy
7. Colleges as a Faculty: GT: to discuss Document S/11/55
Research Strategy
8. REF 2014: Code of Practice: TMcL: to comment Closed - Document S/11/57
Education Strategy
9. QAA Institutional Review: AF: to discuss Document S/11/58
(Dr Richard Harrison, Head of Academic Support Office, invited to attend)
10. Review of Module Evaluation Questionnaires: AF: to comment Document S/11/59
(Dr Richard Harrison, Head of Academic Support Office, invited to attend)
11. Interim Report of the Diversity and the Curriculum Task and Finish Group: AF: to comment Document S/11/60
(Mr Aaron Baker, Deputy Head (Undergraduate) Faculty SS&H, invited to attend)
Committee Reports
12. Research Committee: 2 February 2012: TMcL: to approve Document S/11/61
Available on request from GSU
13. Education Committee: Report from: 17 January 2012: AF: to approve Document S/11/62
Other Business:
14. Annual Summary of Business to Senate 2011/12: CH: to receive Document S/11/64
15. Senate Advisory Panel on Ceremonies and Honorary Degrees: CH: to receive Closed - Document S/11/65

Business For Information

1. Action by the Vice-Chancellor: CH: to receive Document S/11/66
2. Academic Progression Committee: 15 February 2012: CH: to report:
that the Committee approved, via circulation on the 15 February, the final probation reports and agreed that the following members of staff should be confirmed in post:
• Dr A Grade, Law
• Dr A Nolan, Law
• Dr S Nolan, Foundation Centre
• Dr H Sparkes, Chemistry
• Dr S Weis, Psychology
3. Appointment of Postgraduate Examiners 2011/12: AF: to receive
(Names of examiners approved by Education Committee will be available for consultation at the meeting)
4. Appointments and Resignations: CH: to receive (available from GES upon request) Document S/11/67
5. Senior Appointments: CH: to receive Document S/11/68
6. Honorary and Visiting Titles: RC/AD/SK: to receive Document S/11/69
7. University Executive Committee: CH: to note
The minutes of meetings of UEC are available for the information of members on the University’s website at
(Please note that there are no documents 56 or 63)


RC Professor Robin Coningham, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Social Sciences & Health)
AD Professor Andrew Deeks, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Science)
AF Professor Anthony Forster, Deputy Vice-Chancellor
CF Carolyn Fowler, Registrar and Secretary
CH Professor Chris Higgins, Vice-Chancellor & Warden (Chair)
SK Professor Seth Kunin, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Arts & Humanities)
TMcL Professor Tom McLeish, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research)