Meeting no. 289 – 15-5-19
Meeting No. 289
Meeting to be held on Wednesday 15th May 2019 from 2pm to 5pm
in Room AG07B
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||Paper1||Main speaker(s)|
To note apologies received for the meeting
To agree the highlighted (*) items as the main items of business for the meeting2.
To agree the minutes of the meeting held on 13th March 2019.
|4.1||Action 8 – Graduate Students who Teach|
To receive feedback from the SU on the new arrangements for GTAs.
|4.2||Action 13 – Sebastian Street Project|
To receive an update.
|4.3||To note any other matters arising not covered elsewhere on the Agenda||Verbal||Chair|
|*5||Conflicts of Interest|
To note any members' conflicts of interest pertaining to this meeting's business
|*6||Terms of Reference and Governance Regulations|
To note the terms of reference of Senate and the regulations relating to Senate
|*7||Items Specifically Brought Forward by the Chair|
To consider any issues brought forward by the Chair
To note the annual calendar for Senate business.
|Students' Union Standing Report|
To note and discuss issues brought forward by the Students' Union
|Part Two - Presentation/Debate Item||Paper1||Main Speaker(s)|
|Preparing for Subject-Level TEF|
To receive a presentation on preparations for Subject-Level TEF
|Presentation||DP&P / Mary Ann Kernan|
|Part Three - Major Items for Discussion||Paper1||Main Speaker(s)|
|Proposals/Reports to Senate from City Graduate School|
|11.1||Policy on Graduate Teaching Assistants |
To approve the amended policy.
|Open||Dean Grad School|
|11.2||Limits on Research Student Teaching Hours |
To note the paper.
|Restricted||Dean Grad School|
|Viva Voce or Oral Examination using Videoconferencing |
To approve the revised policy.
|Open||Dean Grad School|
|Proposals/Reports to Senate from Educational Quality Committee|
|12.1||Prevent Duty Compliance Audit |
To note the Review of Prevent Duty Compliance.
|12.2||Programme Regulations – proposed amendments for 2019/20 School of Health Sciences |
To approve the Programme Regulations for 2019/20 for BSc/MSc Nursing.
|Reports from Sub-Committees and Executive Advisory Committees|
|13.1||Board of Studies Minutes |
To note the minutes and consider any matters of concern
|Part Closed||BoS Chairs|
|13.2||Reports from the Graduate School Committee, Research & Enterprise Committee, Educational Quality Committee, Academic Governance Committee, Collaborative Provision Committee|
To receive a verbal update and consider any matters of concern.
|Part Four - Other items for discussion||Paper1||DP&P|
|Review of the Student Attendance & Engagement Policy|
To consider the proposed changes to the Taught Student Attendance & Engagement Policy
|NSS Milestones Review |
To consider the paper.
|Vision and Strategy Educational KPI Meetings |
To note the actions being undertaken at Programme, School and institutional level supporting the KPIs.
|Outcomes from Module Evaluation 2018-19 – Autumn Term 2018|
To consider the report.
|Part Five - Items for Information|
|18||Undergraduate and Postgraduate Applications for 2019/20|
To note the report.
|19||Minutes for Information|
To note minutes from the following meetings:
|19.1.1||Educational Quality Committee||Open||Chair EQC|
|19.1.2||Senate Research Ethics Committee||Open||Chair SREC|
|19.1.3||Collaborative Provision Committee||Open||Chair CPC|
|19.2||Executive Advisory Committees|
|19.2.1||Education and Student Committee||Open||DP&P|
|19.2.2||Research and Enterprise Committee||Open||VP (R&E)|
|19.2.3||Graduate School Committee||Open||Dean Grad School|
|20||Honorary Visiting Professors|
To note the appointments and re-appointments of Honorary Visiting Professors approved by Chair's actions
|Part Six - Concluding Items||Paper1||Main Speaker(s)|
|*21||Freedom of Information Review|
To identify any changes to the open/restricted/closed classification of papers from this meeting.
|22||Any Other Business|
To note any other business
Date of Next Meeting
|Dr William Jordan|
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