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Revisions to Regulations 2, 34

On 15 May 2019, the Council approved amendments to the following University Regulations, with changes taking immediate effect:

  • Regulation 2.3 (Governing the Election of Representatives of the Assembly to Membership of the Senate)

Rationale: The amendments reflect the transition to the new Charter, Statutes and Ordinances, updated as part of the Governing Instruments Review, and move to a single transferable vote (STV) system in Assembly elections.

  • Regulation 34 (Determination of Fitness to Practise)

Rationale: The amendments reflect the introduction of standard operating procedures for degrees, in departments across the University, which are subject to fitness to practise requirements. The list of degrees, which are subject to fitness to practise requirements, has also been updated.

Thu 16 May 2019, 13:49 | Tags: Regulations

Revisions to Regulations 2, 6, 12, 20, 30, 34, 36

On 19 March 2019, the Chair of Council approved, by Chair's action, amendments to the following University Regulations, with changes taking immediate effect:

  • Regulation 2 (Committee Elections)

  • Regulation 6 (Admission to the University)
  • Regulation 12 (Absence for Medical Reasons from a University Examination for First Degrees)
  • Regulation 20 (Consideration of Honorary Graduands and Honorary Graduates)
  • Regulation 30 (Procedure for appointment of Heads of Joint Schools in the Faculties of Arts & Social Sciences)
  • Regulation 34 (Determination of Fitness to Practise)
  • Regulation 36 (Student Registration, Attendance and Progress)

Rationale: Minor housekeeping amendments arising from the Governing Instruments Review.

Mon 25 Mar 2019, 11:20 | Tags: Regulations

Governing Instruments Review

In 2018/19 a comprehensive review of the Charter, Statutes and Ordinances was undertaken with a view to modernising and simplifying the University’s governing instruments.

The Privy Council approved the amendments to the Charter and Statutes with effect from 13 February 2019. The current version of the University’s Charter, Statutes and Ordinances took effect from this date.

Mon 25 Mar 2019, 11:09 | Tags: Ordinances Regulations Statutes

Revisions to Regulation 11

At its meeting on 6 February 2019, the Council approved amendments to the following University Regulation, with changes taking immediate effect:

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

Rationale: to align to the changes that were made to Regulation 10 in October 2018.

Fri 08 Feb 2019, 12:28 | Tags: Regulations

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 Nov 2018, 10:55 | Tags: Regulations

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