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  7. Meeting No. 284


Meeting No. 284


Wednesday 16 May 2018

2pm - 5pm


Governance Team

City, University of London

Northampton Square

London EC1V 0HB

Tel. 020 7040 8496



Members are invited to raise questions of detail with the speakers specified for a paper ahead of the meeting with a view to improving the effectiveness of the meeting. Please notify the Governance Team if you wish to star an item.


Part One - Preliminary Items Paper1 Main speaker(s)
To note apologies received for the meeting
Verbal Chair

Highlighted Items

To agree the highlighted (*) items as the main items of the business of the meeting2

Verbal Chair
To agree the minutes of the meetings held on 13 December 2017 and 7 March 2018 
Open Chair
*4Matters Arising  
4.1Research Items  
  Items 2 & 15 - To receive an update on the review into support for PhD students Verbal VP(R&E)
  Item 27 - To receive an update on plans for an ARQM Review Verbal VP(R&E)
4.2Education Items  
  Item 18 - To receive an update on gender reporting of External Examiners Verbal DSAS
4.3 To note any other matters arising not covered elsewhere on the agenda Verbal Chair
*5Conflicts of interest  
  To note any members' conflicts of interest pertaining to the meeting's business Verbal Chair

Terms of Reference and Governance Regulations

To note the terms of reference of Senate and the regulations relating to Senate

Open Chair
*7 I tems Specifically Brought Forward by the Chair   
7.1 To note an update on the Office for Students Open DSAS
7.2 To note Senate Policies approved by e-mail correspondence Verbal Chair
7.3 To receive an update from the Chair of the Industrial Action Quality and Standards Working Group Open DP&P
7.4To consider any further issues brought forward by the Chair  
 Innovation Refurbishment and Decant Arrangements
To discuss implications for teaching and research
Open Chair
*8Senate Calendar
To note the annual calendar for Senate business
Open Chair


Students' Union Standing Reports

To note and discuss issues brought forward by the Students' Union

Open SU President
Part Two - Debate Item/PresentationPaper1Main Speaker(s)

Undergraduate Assessment Strategies Review

To note the report and receive a presentation on the Undergraduate Assessment Strategies Review

Assessment Review Slides

Assessment Review Project Report

Open LEaD BoS Chair
Part Three - Deferred Items for Decision Paper1Main Speakers
Deferred Items For Approval
To consider and approve items deferred for approval from the 7 March agenda. March agenda numbers are in brackets
11.1Deputy Chair of Senate [7.1]
To approve an extension to the term of the Deputy Chair of Senate
Verbal Chair
11.2Deputy Chair of BoS in Business Studies [7.2]
To approve the nomination of Professor Paolo Volpin for Deputy Chair of the BoS in Business Studies
Verbal Chair
11.3Regulation 4: Senate's Committees [11]
To approve proposed changes to Regulation 4
Open Chair AGC/DP&P
11.4Annual Programme Evaluation Template for research Degrees [16] Open Dean Grad School

Undergraduate Annual Programme Evaluation 2016-17: Quality Review [17]

To approve the proposed plans for future reporting

Closed DP&P

PSRB Reporting: Report from the School of Health Science [23]

To approve the proposed actions

Open DP&P
Part Four - Major Items for Decision or Discussion  
Interdisciplinary Centre 
To approve the establishment of the Interdisciplinary Centre Outlined in the report
Closed VP(R&E)

Proposed Revisions to Senate Policies

To consider the paper and approve proposed revisions to the following Senate Policies:

13.1Programme Approval Policy and Guidance Open DP&P
13.2Programme Amendment Policy and Guidance Open DP&P
13.3Periodic Review Policy and Guidance Open DP&P
13.4Programme Termination and Suspension Policy and Guidance Open DP&P
Annual Programme Evaluation (APE) Summary Project: Postgraduate Taught Report
To note the report
Closed DP&P

Module Evaluation Reports
Period 1 Module Evaluation Outcomes - Autumn

To consider the Period 1 Module Evaluation Outcomes

Closed DP&P
Part Five - Other Items for Decision of Discussion Paper1 Main Speaker(s)
Reports from Sub-Committees and Executive Advisory Committees  
16.1Board of Studies Minutes
To note the minutes and consider any matters of concern
Part Closed BoS Chairs
16.2Reports from the Graduate School Committee, Research and Enterprise Committee, Educational Quality Committee, Academic Governance Committee, Collaborative Provision Committee
To receive a verbal update and consider matters of concern
Verbal Committee Chairs
Arrangements for Senate Elections: Publication of Voting Data
To consider the use of the election data in future Senate elections
Open College Secretary
Recommendations for the Award of Professor Emeritus
To consider the nominations and approve the recommendations for the award
Closed Chair AGC
Part Six - Items for Information Paper1 Main Speaker(s)

Collaborative Provision Register 2017/18

To note the Register

Open DP&P

PSRB Register APE Update: City Law School 

To note the report

Open DP&P

Undergraduate APE Update: School of Health Sciences

To note the report

Closed DP&P

Minutes for Information

To note minutes from the following meetings:

22.1Council Open Chair
22.2Senate Committees  
22.2.1Academic Governance Committee (AGC) Open Chair AGC
22.2.2Senate Rsearch Ethics Committee (SREC) Open Chair SREC
22.2.3 Collaborative Provision Committee (CPC)
14 November 2017
1 March 2018
Open Chair CPC
22.2.4Educational Quality Committee (EQC) Open Chair EQC
22.3Executive Advisory Committees  
22.3.1Graduate School Committee Open Dean Grad School
23Honorary Visiting Professors
To note the appointments and re-appointments of Honorary Visiting Professors approved by Chair's action
Open  Chair
Part Seven - Concluding Items Paper1 Main Speaker(s)
*24Freedom of Information Review  
  To identify any changes to the open/restricted/closed classification of papers from this meeting.   

Date of next meeting

11 July 2018
2.00pm to 5.00pm
Convocation Suite

  Dr. William Jordan
College Secretary william.jordan@city.ac.uk

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"Open" and "Restricted" Council papers, with the exception of the minutes of sub-committees, will normally be made available on the Staff Hub, following the circulation of the Council meeting highlights to all staff via e-mail.

"Open" Senate papers are published on the web and "Restricted" and " Closed" papers are available to staff via the web using a password.

The agenda, papers and minutes for the other Sub-committees of Council are not published on the website or Staff Hub.

"Restricted" and "Closed" papers are exempt under the Freedom of Information Act and will not be made available to a member of the public making an FOI request. Staff will have access to the "Restricted" papers of Council and Senate. "Restricted" classifies a paper that is "Closed" but has been made available to staff. staff should treated "Restricted" papers as confidential anda not to share or discuss them with anyone other than City, University of London staff. "Papers may be "partly closed" or "partly restricted" and the open and closed/restricted elements are treated separately from one another following the processes for each type of paper laid out here. The Committee may change the classification of papers on the agenda at eh meeting at which they are considered.