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Recent Changes to the University Calendar

Revisions to Ordinances 7, 9 and 16

At its meeting on 22 November 2017 the Council approved for the first time amendments to Ordinance 7 on Constitution of the Boards of the Faculties and Ordinance 9 on Board of Graduate Studies.

Rationale: To reflect the disestablishment of the Board of Undergraduate Studies and the merger of the Undergraduate and Graduate Studies Committees of the Boards of the Faculties to form Faculty Education Committees. Additionally, to remove redundant references to sub-faculties.

At its meeting on 22 November 2017 the Council approved for the second time amendments to Ordinance 16 on Payment of Annual Fees, Residential Charges and Other Debts.

Rationale: To reflect the introduction of an administration fee, proposed by the Fees Working Group, to cover the administration costs of following up late payments of residential charges or academic fees by students.

Thu 23 November 2017, 15:17 | Tags: Ordinances

Revisions to Regulation 1, 3, 6, 8, 9, 11, 39 and 40

At its meeting on 22 November 2017 the Council approved amendments to the following Regulations:

  • Regulation 1 on Departmental Management Structures
  • Regulation 3 on Committee Elections - Student Members
  • Regulation 6 on Admission to the University
  • Regulation 8 on Regulations for First Degrees
  • Regulation 9 on Constitutions of Boards of Examiners
  • Regulation 11 on Procedure to be Adopted in the Event of Suspected Cheating in a University Test
  • Regulation 39 on Undergraduate Non-Degree Courses
  • Regulation 40 on Collaborative Courses

Rationale: To reflect the disestablishment of the Board of Undergraduate Studies and the merger of the Undergraduate and Graduate Studies Committees of the Boards of the Faculties to form Faculty Education Committees. Additionally, to remove gendered terminology and redundant references to sub-faculties.

Thu 23 November 2017, 15:09 | Tags: Regulations

Revisions to Regulation 20

At its meeting on 22 November 2017 the Council approved amendments to Regulation 20 on Consideration of Honorary Graduands and Honorary Graduates.

Rationale: The amendments reflect the updated membership of the Honorary Degrees Committee for the 2017-18 academic year.

Thu 23 November 2017, 15:03 | Tags: Regulations

Revisions to Regulation 42

At its meeting on 18 October 2017 the Council approved amendments to Regulation 42 on Governing Academic Appeals.

Rationale: To take account of the fact that not all Appeals Committee panels have a Chair.

Fri 20 October 2017, 12:09 | Tags: Regulations

Revisions to Ordinances 10 and 11

At its meeting on 18 October 2017 the Council approved for the second time, an amendment to University Ordinance 10 on Departments.

Rationale: To allow the wording of Ordinance 10 to be generalised to allow for flexibility in determining the appropriate leadership role as the nature and size of Departments change over time.

At its meeting on 18 October 2017 the Council approved for the second time, an amendment to University Ordinance 11 on the Appointment of Heads of Departments.

Rationale: That in some cases the role of Head of Department is incorporated into a broader substantive appointment, such as Chair, or Executive Dean and that such roles should not fall within the provisions of Ordinance 11.

Fri 20 October 2017, 12:05 | Tags: Ordinances

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