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  6. 2017-18
  7. 21.09.17

Meeting no. 20



Time 10.00-12.00, Room C103



 Part 1 - Preliminary itemsPaper1Speaker

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

- Chair


To note the minutes of the Meeting held on 20 June 2017

#3.Matters arising from the minutesBChair

Terms of reference, composition and membership

To note the terms of reference, composition and membership for the Committee for 2017/18


Chair’s Business

To receive a report on important institutional business from the Chair

Part 2 - Report from studentsPaper1Speaker

To receive a report from the Students'  Union

DVice-President Education (SU)
*7To receive an update from the Students' Union Graduates School student representative- Aurora Herrera
Part 3 - Report from Vice-President (Research and Enterprise)Paper1Speaker

Report from Vice-President (Research and Enterprise)

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

-Professor Andrew Jones
Part 4 - Items for discussionPaper1Speaker

2017 Postgraduate Research Experience Survey

To consider an initial report on the 2017 PRES results and recommendations arising


Policy and guidance revisions:

To discuss proposed revisions to the following policies and guidance:
i   Suspension of Studies - Draft for consideration (deferred from last meeting)
ii  Extension of Candidature - Draft for consideration (deferred from last meeting)


Policy on the Approval of Doctoral Supervisors

To consider the guidance to clarify the roles of External Supervisors and Consultants (deferred from last meeting).

*12.Annual Programme Evaluation (APE) template
To consider the proposed revisions to the APE template to streamline reporting on research degrees for recommendation to Senate
*13.Research students who teach To receive the following:
i   Revised policy approved by Senate in July 2017 with agreed revisions (for noting);
ii  Draft guidance (for discussion)
iii Updated monitoring pro formas (for discussion)

PhD Prior to Publication

To consider draft guidance from the School of Health Sciences

J Professor Gary Morgan, Professor Chris Hull
15.City Graduate School Reporting - To Senate and Council To receive a report from the Chair- Chair
Part Three - Items for InformationPaper1Speaker
16.Research Degrees Awarded
To note information on research degrees awarded since July 2017
K (Web only)Chair

Research Degree External Examiner Appointments

To note research degree External Examiner appointments since July 2017

L (Web only)Chair

AOB and Dates of future meetings:

To note the dates of future meetings:

  • 14 November 2017, 2pm
  • 19 January 2018, 11.30am
  • 22 March 2018, 11.30am
  • 16 May 2018, 11.30am
  • 25 July 2018, 11.30am
- Chair

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

Email: richard.alderman@city.ac.uk

Telephone: 020 7040 8106

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