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Recent Changes to the University Calendar

Revisions to Ordinances 7, 9 and 13

At its meeting on 21 November 2018, the Council approved for the first time amendments to University Ordinance 13 on Degrees and Diplomas

Rationale: to include a new degree title of Master of Science (MSci). This inclusion is necessary to assign the correct degree title to a new degree developed by Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG), which will be offered as an Integrated Masters degree in the area of Technology, Health and Wellbeing Services.

At its meeting on 21 November 2018, the Council approved for the second time amendments to University Ordinance 7 on Constitution of the Boards of the Faculties and University Ordinance 9 on Board of Graduate Studies.

Rationale: to incorporate changes following Council's approval that the Faculties of Science and Medicine merge to create a new Faculty, the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Medicine.

Thu 22 November 2018, 11:28 | Tags: Ordinances

Revisions to Regulations 20 and 41

At its meeting on 21 November 2018 the Council approved amendments to the following University Regulations, with changes taking immediate effect:

  • Regulation 20 (Consideration of Honorary Graduands and Honorary Graduates)

Rationale: to reflect the reduction in independent member representation on the Honorary Degrees Committee.

  • Regulation 41 (Governing the Management of the Impact upon the University's Academic Business of Force Majeure)

Rationale: to provide clearer guidance to key stakeholders on how to manage academic business during times of significant disruption.

Thu 22 November 2018, 10:55 | Tags: Regulations

Revisions to Regulation 10

At its meeting on 17 October 2018 the Council approved amendments to the following University Regulation, with changes taking immediate effect:

  • Regulation 10 (Examination Regulations)

Rationale: following a review of the University’s processes and procedures related to examinations to improve current arrangements and incorporate best practice in the sector, it was proposed that Regulation 10 be amended to reflect the outcomes of the examination review.

Fri 19 October 2018, 09:47 | Tags: Regulations

Creation of Regulations 43 and 44

At its meeting on 11 July 2018 the Council approved the creation of the following University Regulations, taking effect on 1 October 2018:

  • Regulation 43 (Undergraduate Degree Apprenticeships)

Rationale: to ensure that undergraduate degree apprenticeships are covered appropriately in the regulations.

  • Regulation 44 (Postgraduate Degree Apprenticeships)

Rationale: to ensure that postgraduate degree apprenticeships are covered appropriately in the regulations.

Wed 03 October 2018, 15:15 | Tags: Regulations

Revisions to Regulations 6, 8, 9,11, 20, 23, 34, 36 and 42

At its meeting on 11 July 2018 the Council approved amendments to the following University Regulations, with changes taking effect from 1 October 2018:

  • Regulation 6 (Admission to the University)

Rationale: to ensure that degree apprenticeships are covered appropriately in the regulations, update references to the Faculties following the merger of the Faculties of Science and Medicine, and other minor updates requested by the Student Recruitment, Admissions and Outreach Service.

  • Regulation 8.3, 8.4 and 8.13 (First Degrees)

Rationale: to update references to the Faculties following the merger of the Faculties of Science and Medicine.

  • Regulation 8.10 (Degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) and for the Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMedSci))

Rationale: to implement recommendations arising from process reviews relating to the MBChB programme and associated student support mechanisms.

  • Regulation 9 (Constitutions of Boards of Examiners)

Rationale: to update references to the Faculties following the merger of the Faculties of Science and Medicine.

  • Regulation 11 (Procedure to be adopted in the Event of Suspected Cheating in a University Test)

Rationale: to ensure that degree apprenticeships are covered appropriately in the regulations, and to update references to the Faculties following the merger of the Faculties of Science and Medicine.

  • Regulation 20 (Governing the consideration of Honorary Graduands and Honorary Graduates)

Rationale: to update references to the Faculties following the merger of the Faculties of Science and Medicine.

  • Regulation 23 (Governing Student Disciplinary Offences)

Rationale: to ensure that degree apprenticeships are covered appropriately in the regulations, and to update references to the Faculties following the merger of the Faculties of Science and Medicine.

  • Regulation 34 (Determination of Fitness to Practise)

Rationale: to ensure that degree apprenticeships are covered appropriately in the regulations.

  • Regulation 36 (Student Registration, Attendance and Progress)

Rationale: to ensure that degree apprenticeships are covered appropriately in the regulations, update references to the Faculties following the merger of the Faculties of Science and Medicine, and other minor updates requested by the Education Group departments.

  • Regulation 42 (Governing Academic Appeals)

Rationale: to ensure that degree apprenticeships are covered appropriately in the regulations.

Wed 03 October 2018, 12:53 | Tags: Regulations

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