Skip to main content

Student Learning Experience & Engagement Committee

Jump down to MembershipMembership
Jump down to Terms of ReferenceTerms of Reference
Jump down to Reporting StructureReporting Structure
Jump down to SecretariatSecretariat
Jump down to MeetingsMeetings

Membership 2017/18

Co-Chair, Academic Director of Warwick International Higher Education Academy

Professor Gwen van der Velden

Co-Chair (Students' Union Education Officer)

Liam Jackson

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education)

Professor Chris Hughes

Representative of the Library

Ant Brewerton

Representative of Student Careers and Skills

Sue Bennett

Representative of University Marketing

Helen Penack

Three Academic Fellows of the WIHEA

Professor Andy Clark

Professor Gill Cooke

Dr Rebecca Freeman

Dean of Students

Professor Louise Gracia

Service Owner (ITS), Academic Technology Amber Thomas
Academic Representative of the Faculty of Arts
Dr Cathy Hampton
Academic Representative of the Faculty of Medicine Dr Helen Nolan
Academic Representative of the Faculty of Science Dr Dave Wood
Academic Representative of the Faculty of Social Sciences Dr Camilla MacLean

Academic Representative of the Graduate School

Professor Colin Sparrow

Academic Representative of the Institute for Advanced Teaching & Learning

Dr Jonathan Heron

Students' Union Postgraduate Officer

Emily Dunford

A student representative, nominated by the Students' Union

Alex Delameilleure

Student Engagement Co-ordinators

Dr Lydia Plath (Arts)

Dr Kate Owen (Medicine)

Dr Ian Tuersley (Science) (role-share)

Dr Elke Thonnes (Science) (role-share)

Dr Jane Bryan (Social Sciences)

In Attendance

Student Communications Officer, Engagement Group

Return to top

Terms of Reference

(a) To develop, seek approval for and oversee implementation of strategic planning of the Warwick Student Learning Experience and students’ engagement with learning opportunities;

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

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

(d) To recommend to the Academic Quality and Standards Committee policy and procedures governing the assurance, review and enhancement of all aspects of student learning, experience and engagement;

(e) 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;

(f) To refer strategic and policy issues requiring approval to Academic Quality and Standards Committee and to report to the Committee as appropriate on the operation of responsibilities in these areas;

(g) To consider matters requiring enhancement arising from Student-Staff Liaison Committees.

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

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

Return to top

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.

Return to top


Secretary: Dan Derricott (SLEEC at warwick dot ac dot uk)
Assistant Secretary: Katharine Stratford

Papers for consideration by the Student Learning Experience and Engagement Committee should be submitted to the Secretary two weeks in advance of the meeting at which they are to be considered.

Return to top


Dates of meetings of the Student Learning Experience and Engagement Committee can be found within the University Committee Timetable.

Click here to access minutes of previous meetings.

Return to top

You may also wish to visit:

Teaching Quality webpages