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Academic Framework & Regulations Sub-Committee

Meeting Dates & Minutes 2017-18

Only confirmed minutes appear here. For the availability of unconfirmed minutes, please consult the Committee Officer Mr Toby Roy (

  • Thursday 5 October 2017 (PDF 222K, Downloads file)
  • Thursday 18 January 2018, 2.00pm, room MX309, City Campus
  • Thursday 17 May 2018, 2.00pm, room MX309, City Campus 



  • Dean of Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing (Chair);

  • Academic Registrar (Deputy Chair);

  • Associate Dean from each Faculty or nominee;

  • Dean of College of Learning and Teaching or nominee;

  • Dean of Research or nominee;

  • Head of Conduct and Appeals Unit or nominee;

  • Senior representative from Programmes Unit, Registry;

  • Senior representative from Quality and Collaboration Unit (QCU);

  • Student Union Executive Officer;

  • Student Union Staff Representative;

  • Officer from Quality and Collaboration Unit (QCU).

Quorum: 50%

Frequency of meetings: Usually 4 in each academic year.

Reporting structure:

Reports to: University Academic Enhancement Committee

Terms of Reference

  • The recommendations made to the UAEC (for onward transmission to Academic Board) in respect of the development, review and maintenance of the University's award titles and Academic Regulations, including rules for classification, are rigorous, fair and fulfill the criteria of the UK Quality Code for Higher Education
  • Advice is given to the UAEC (for onward transmission to Academic Board) on changes or exemptions to Academic frameworks.
  • The requests received from Faculties for exemptions or variations for specific courses or awards, are fully considered with due regard paid to cross-institutional consistency.
  • That any recommendations received from Faculties concerning individual cases that require special consideration are dealt with transparently and equitably
  • Faculties, University Departments and Assessment Boards have appropriate advice on the interpretation of Regulations. 

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