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  7. Meeting no. 31

Meeting no. 31

Graduate School Committee meeting number 31,

21 November 2019

Time 15:30-17:00

Room C103


Item number Part 1 - Preliminary items Paper1Speaker
*1 Apologies and to agree: *(for discussion); #(discuss only matters of importance/concern); all others (for information) none Chair
#2 Minutes
To note the minutes of the Meeting held on 21 June 2019
A Chair
#3 Matters arising from the minutes B Chair
#4 Terms of reference, composition and membership
To note the terms of reference, composition and membership of the Committee for 2019/20
C Chair
#5 Chair’s Business
To receive a report on important institutional business from the Chair
none Chair
Item number Part 2 – Report from students Paper1Speaker
#6 To receive an update from the Students’ Union representatives none President (SU)
PGR part-time officer
Item number Part 3 – Report from Vice-President (Research and Enterprise) Paper1Speaker
#7 To receive an update from the Vice-President (Research and Enterprise) none Professor Andrew Jones
Item number Part 4  – Items for discussion Paper1Speaker
*8 City Doctoral College: Creation of new Board of Studies and associated academic governance changes
To receive an update on progress towards the establishment of City Doctoral College
D. Doctoral college academic governance(and cover sheet)
E. Terms of reference
F. Board of Studies agenda
G. Major policy amendments
D,E,F,G Professor Stephen Cottrell
*9 Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2019
To receive a report of survey results and actions proposed
  1. Cover sheet
  2. Analysis
  3. Responses
  4. Values
H Richard Alderman
*10 Graduate Teaching Assistants 2018/19
To receive analysis of work undertaken by PGR students contracted through Human Resources in Academic Year 2018/19
To follow Richard Alderman
*11 City Graduate School Annual Report 2018/19
To receive a summary of activity undertaken by the Graduate School in Academic Year 2018/19
J Richard Alderman
Item number Part Three – Items for Information Paper1Speaker
#12 Policy Review Schedule
To note the policy review schedule, as agreed by Senate in October 2019
13 Research degrees awarded
To note information on research degrees awarded since July 2017
L (web only) Chair
14 Research degree external examiner appointments
To note research degree external examiner appointments since July 2017
M (web only) Chair

Any Other Business and Dates of future meetings:
To note the dates of future meetings:
*Thursday 23 January 2020 (provisional)
*Tuesday 17 March 2020 (provisional)
*Thursday 18 June 2020 (provisional)

Note: Dates, times and membership of Graduate School Committee meetings in 2019/20 are provisional pending the establishment of the Doctoral College and Doctoral College Board of Studies, which will supersede this Committee.

none 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.