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Membership 2022/23 (subject to approval by the Education Committee)

Co-Chair & Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Professor Gwen van der Velden

Co-Chair & Students' Union Vice-President for Education

Chih-Hsiang Lo

Education Executive

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Professor Christopher Hughes

Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education and Policy)

Professor Andy Clark

Academic Director (Education and Internationalisation)

Professor Jo Angouri

Academic Director (Postgraduate Taught)

Lee Griffin

Dean of Students

Professor Rebecca Freeman

Head of Digital Learning

Matt Street

Director of Student Opportunity

Jenny Hughes (interim)/Roberta Wooldridge Smith

Director of Student Experience

Dr Adele Brown

Academic Staff Members

Head of Academic Development (ADC)

Dr Jennie Mills

Academic Representative of the Faculty of Arts

Dr Cathy Hampton

Academic Representative of the Faculty of Science, Engineering & Medicine

Dr Tom Ritchie

Academic Representative of the Faculty of Social Sciences

Dr David Bather Woods

Academic Representative of the Institute for Advanced Teaching and Learning

Dr Naomi de la Tour

Student Engagement Co-ordinators

TBC (Arts)

Dr Gemma Gray/Dr Jianhua Yang/Dr Kate Owen (Science, Engineering and Medicine (role-share))

Dr Will Haywood (Social Sciences)

Three Academic Fellows of the WIHEA

Dr Rebecca Limb

Dr Rob Batterbee

Dr Modupe Olufunmilayo Jimoh

Professional Services Staff Members

Representative of the Library

Karen Jackson

Representative of Engagement Group

Emma Mundy

Student Members

Students' Union Vice-President for Postgraduate

Hamza Rehman

Three student representatives, nominated by the Students' Union

TBC (Arts)


Rafig Niftaliyev (Social Sciences)

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Terms of Reference

(a) To oversee and lead the strategic development of the Warwick Student Learning Experience, students’ engagement with learning opportunities, and students’ engagement with the enhancement of their learning experience in line with the University’s Education Strategy;

(b) To receive, consider and coordinate the institutional response to student feedback on their learning experience, including that collected through the National Student Survey, Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey, Warwick Student Experience Survey and Student-Staff Liaison Committees;

(c) To recommend to the Education Committee policy and procedures governing the assurance, review and enhancement of all aspects of student learning, experience and engagement;

(d) To undertake monitoring of all aspects of student learning and experience through an agreed review framework, including consideration of an annual report on the student experience from the Students’ Union;

(e) To develop and demonstrate strong student engagement in academic governance when fulfilling the responsibilities above, and making use the various means available to inform the Committee’s work, including:

(i) To monitor external developments, including peer comparison and reference to relevant external agencies so as to inform outstanding practice;

(ii) To establish relevant time limited working groups and operational oversight groups as necessary, in order to progress agreed items of business;

(iii) To receive and approve reports from relevant committees or boards, including from task and finish groups established by the Committee;

(f) To consider other matters referred to it by the Academic Quality and Standards Committee and University Education Committee.

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Reporting Structure

The Student Learning Experience and Engagement Committee reports to the Education Committee.

Click here to see a diagrammatic representation of the Committee Structure.

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Secretary: Lauren Botham
Assistant Secretary: Katie Berlin

Please use the following email address to communicate with the SLEEC Secretariat SLEEC at warwick dot ac dot uk

Notification of papers for consideration by the Student Learning Experience and Engagement Committee should be submitted to the Secretary three weeks in advance and the paper should be submitted two weeks in advance of the meeting at which they are to be considered. Please refer to the table below for paper notification and paper submission deadlines for 2022/23 meetings.

Meeting Date Paper Notification Deadline Paper Submission Deadline
13 October 2022 22 September 2022 29 September 2022
17 November 2022 27 October 2022 3 November 2022
09 February 2023 19 January 2023 26 January 2023
06 April 2023 16 March 2023 23 March 2023
25 May 2023 4 May 2023 11 May 2023

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Dates of meetings of the Student Learning Experience and Engagement Committee can be found within the University Committee Timetable. Meeting dates can also be found in the table above, with their corresponding paper deadlines.

Click here to access minutes of previous meetings.

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