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Recent Changes to the University Calendar

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

Revisions to Ordinances 7 and 9

At its meeting on 11 July 2018, the Council approved for the first 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.

Mon 16 July 2018, 11:39 | Tags: Ordinances

Revisions to Regulations 32 and 38

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

  • Regulation 32 on Courses of Study Validated or Franchised by the University

Rationale: To ensure that terminology used is aligned with changes brought about by the Academic Governance Review approved by the Senate in July 2017.

  • Regulation 38.12 on Degree of Doctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsych)

Rationale: To be amended following clarifications to course regulations, the requirement of exit qualifications and the responsible officer and/or Degree awarding body wherever one is referenced in relation to this collaborative course delivered jointly and awarded with Coventry University.

Thu 12 July 2018, 12:06 | Tags: Regulations

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