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25 November 2010

MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SCRUTINY

 

 

MINUTES

 

 

Selwyn College Master’s Lodge

Thursday, 25th November 2010 at 12.00pm

 

 

Present: Professor Richard Bowring (Chairman); Mrs Jamie Horsley (Secretary); Ms Katherine Leckie (Support Officer); Mr Paul ffolkes Davis; Dr Catherine MacKenzie; Dr Susan Oosthuizen; Dr Oren Scherman; Mr James Trevithick; Mr Alan Winter

 

1.     Apologies

David Goode; Kevin Coutinho; Dr Jane Spencer;

 

2.     Declarations of Interest

None declared

 

3.     Minutes of Meeting on 11 November 2010

Approved

 

4.     Matters Arising

i)The Election

ii)Yates’ Letter

iii) Lent Term Meetings:

 

5.     Guests

Dr Kate Maxwell, Secretary of the Board of Graduate Studies and Professor John Rallison, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Education

 

          i) Student Numbers

Growth in MPhil student numbers; implications of new courses;

 

ii) Entry Requirements

Overseas students; Board of Graduate Studies and their liaison with the Degree Committee;

 

iii) Graduate Affiliation to Colleges

Graduate numbers; graduate funding and College fees; College and University provision for graduates;

 

iv) Allocating Student Fees

           Allocation of resources between Colleges and University;

 

v) Bologna Guidelines

           Cambridge grades and their ETCS equivalents;

 

vi) Responsibilities of the Board of Graduate Studies and the Degree Committees in admissions

The role of departments in accepting/rejecting applications and the Board of Graduate Studies making offers; introduction of a fully electronic application system

 

 

6.     Any Other Business

None

 

7.     Date of next meeting

20 January 2010, 12.00pm

No Guest

Master’s Lodge, Selwyn College

 

 

 

 

Katherine Leckie

Support Officer

27th November 2010