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Meeting no. 27

CITY GRADUATE SCHOOL COMMITTEE

MEETING No 27 23 NOVEMBER 2018

Time 11.30-13.00

Room AG06

Agenda

Part 1 – Preliminary items

Paper1

Speaker

*1.

Apologies and to agree: *(for discussion); # (discuss only matters of importance/concern); all others (for information)

-

Chair

#2.

Minutes

To note the minutes of the Meeting held on 19 September 2018

A

Chair

#3.

Matters arising from the minutes

B

Chair

#4.

Chair’s Business

To receive a report on important institutional business from the Chair

-

Chair

Part 2 – Report from students

Paper1

Speaker

*5.

To receive an update from the Students’ Union representatives

-

President (SU)

PGR part-time officer

Part 3 – Report from Vice-President (Research and Enterprise)

Paper1

Speaker

#6.

To receive an update from the Vice-President (Research and Enterprise)

-

Professor Andrew Jones

Part 4  – Items for discussion

Paper1

Speaker

#7.

Research Students who Teach 2017-18

To note summary data for submission to Senate

To follow

Chair

*8.

Transfer of Registration for Admission

To discuss the principles of a new policy and recommend for consultation with Schools

C

Richard Alderman

*9.

Use of Turnitin for PhD chapters/theses

To discuss and agree and institutional position on the use of Turnitin for research degrees

D

Richard Alderman

*10.

Dual-track training route for Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs)

To discuss a proposal for training routes and recommend the establishment of a task and finish group

E

Richard Alderman, Professor Pam Parker

*11.

Guidelines on the Appointment of Research Staff

To discuss guidance from HR and impact on research students

F

Professor Stephen Cottrell

*12.

Bloomsbury Postgraduate Skills Network (BPSN)

To discuss the means for managing institutional liaison with the BPSN

G

Professor Stephen Cottrell

Part Three – Items for Information

Paper1

Speaker

13.

Research degrees awarded

To note information on research degrees awarded since July 2017

H

(web only)

Chair

14.

Research degree external examiner appointments

To note research degree external examiner appointments since July 2017

I

(web only)

Chair

15.

Any Other Business and Dates of future meetings:

To note the dates of future meetings:

  • Friday 22nd February 2019 at 11.30am
  • Wednesday 24th April 2019 at 11.30am
  • Friday 21st June at 11.30am

-

Chair

Secretary: Richard Alderman (on behalf of Student and Academic Services)

Email: richard.alderman@city.ac.uk

Telephone: 8106

1 City University’s Publication Scheme, produced in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, makes clear that the papers and minutes of meetings of Council and Senate and their committees are routinely published on the web.  Paper letters given suffix “c” are closed papers that are exempt from the Scheme; these papers will not be published, at least in the first instance. All other papers are categorised as “Open” and are published without hesitation.