Meeting no.297 - 07-10-20
Meeting to be held on Wednesday 7th October 2020 from 2pm to 5pm, via Microsoft Teams
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.
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|Item number||Part One – Preliminary Items||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 16th September 2020.
4.1 Item 17: Matters Arising - Suspension from Regulations
4.2 To note any other matters arising not covered elsewhere on the Agenda.
|*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.
Items Specially Brought Forward by the Chair
7.1 Senate Approvals by Correspondence
7.2 Senate Approvals by Chair’s Action: Conferment of Awards 2019/20 by the President on behalf of Senate
7.3 Senate Approvals by Chair’s Action: Academic Year Structure 2020/21
7.4 Senate Approvals by Chair’s Action: Policies
8.1 Senate Membership 2020/21
8.2 Chairs & Deputy Chairs of Board of Studies 2020/21
To note the annual calendar for Senate business.
|*10||Students’ Union Standing Report|
To note and discuss issues brought forward by the Students’ Union.
|Item number||Part Two – Major Items for Discussion||Paper1||Main Speaker(s)|
|*11||Proposals/reports to Senate from Education & Student Committee|
11.1 Education & Student Committee Update
To receive a verbal update.
11.2 Student Survey Reports: NSS analysis 2020 and action planning 2020-21
To discuss and endorse the actions plans outlined in the paper
11.3 Student Survey Reports: PTES 2020 Headlines
To note the report.
|*12||Proposals/reports to Senate from Educational Quality Committee|
12.1 Annual Assurance Report to Council: Approach and Timeline
To note the proposed approach and timeline for the 2019/20 report.
|Open||DP&P / DSAS|
|*13||Proposals/reports to Senate from Academic Governance Committee|
13.1 Recommendation for the Award of Professor Emeritus
To consider the nomination and approve the recommendation for the award.
13.2 Programme Regulations School of Health Sciences – proposed updates for 2020/21
To consider and approve the proposed changes in relation to SHS.
13.3 Honorary Visiting Professor Guidance
To approve the guidance.
13.4 Senate’s Committees: Vacancies
To note the vacancies.
|*14||Proposals/reports to Senate from Research & Enterprise Committee|
14.1 REF Update
To receive a verbal update.
|*15||Admissions Policy and Fee Assessment Policy|
To note the revised Policy.
|Item number||Part Three – Other Items for Discussion||Paper1||Main Speaker(s)|
Reports from Sub-Committees and Executive Advisory Committees
16.2 Reports from the Graduate School Committee, Research & Enterprise Committee, Educational Quality Committee, Academic Governance Committee, Collaborative Provision Committee
16.1 Part Closed
16.1 BoS Chairs
16.2 Chairs of
|*17||Postgraduate Research: Programme Delivery 2020-21|
To note actions taken as outlined in the report.
|*18||Research Integrity Report|
To consider the report.
|*19||Unistats Return 2020/21 submission to HESA|
To note the report and publication of the return to HESA.
|*20||Undergraduate Admissions Summary for 2020/21|
To consider the report.
|Item number||Part Four – Items for Information||Paper1||Main Speaker(s)|
Minutes for Information
21.2 Chair AGC
21.3 Chair EQC
|Item number||Part Five – Concluding Items||Paper1||Main Speaker(s)|
Freedom of Information Review
To identify any changes to the open/restricted/closed classification of papers from this meeting.
|23||Any Other Business|
To note any other business.
Dr William Jordan
College Secretary William.
1City, University of London’s Publication Scheme, produced in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, states that the
approved minutes of the meetings of Council and Senate are routinely published on the web. “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 discussion at the
Council meeting. “Open” Senate papers are published on the web and “Restricted” papers are also available to staff via the web using
The agenda, papers and minutes for the other Committees of Council and Sub-Committees of Senate are not routinely
published on the web or Staff Hub, with the exception of the open minutes of Remuneration Committee which are published on the web.
The classification of papers as “Open”, “Restricted” and “Closed” has been determined in the light of the provision of the Freedom of
Information Act. “Open” papers will normally be made available to a member of the public lodging an FOI request. “Closed” papers will
not normally be made available. “Restricted” classifies a paper that is “Closed” but has been made available to staff. Staff should treat
“Restricted” papers as confidential and not share or discuss them with anyone other than City staff. The Committee may change the
classification of papers on the agenda at the meeting at which they are considered.
2Discussion will be limited to starred items only. Members are asked to give advance notice of a wish to star an item not starred on
this agenda. Recommendations included in papers not starred and thus not discussed will be taken as approved. 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