Month: November 2015

UEB 30 November 2015

Posted on 30 November 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a presentation from Simon Wright, Academic Registrar, on progress on the development of the Centre for Student Life and associated service redesign. The next step will be to present to Council in December.  The final business case is not due to be presented until May 2016. It was noted that the Compound Semiconductor
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Colin Riordan

Vice-Chancellor’s all-staff email – November 2015

Posted on 30 November 2015 by Colin Riordan

Dear colleague November 2015 has been a momentous month for higher education in the UK; especially and directly for England, but certainly also for the other home nations including Wales. It has seen the publication of the long-awaited Green Paper which turned out to be entitled ‘Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student
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Maintaining research excellence

Posted on 26 November 2015 by Hywel Thomas

Earlier this year I was tasked by the Vice-Chancellor to lead Research Forward, a project aimed at increasing research income and volume, building on the excellent REF2014 results, and establishing a framework that will shape preparations for REF 2020. This is something we would want to do regardless of a REF. As a university we
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UEB 23 November 2015

Posted on 23 November 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received the draft annual people management report prior to it being presented to Council. UEB received the revised trial workload tariffs. The amended tariffs were approved. Following the recent meeting of Senate, the report from the Research Forward task and finish group to UEB would be communicated more widely soon. It was noted that
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UEB 16 November 2015

Posted on 16 November 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received the Russell Group and UUK initial responses to the HE Green Paper ‘Fulfilling our Potential: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice’. Discussions on the areas that Cardiff University should concentrate its response were discussed.  It was agreed that Planning would liaise with the PVC for Student Experience and Academic Standards and the
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UEB 9 November 2015

Posted on 9 November 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a draft paper on Defining Cardiff University’s Academic Research Ambition. It was agreed that some points would be clarified within the paper before being submitted to Senate for discussion at the meeting on 18 November. It was noted that that Cardiff & Vale UHB had agreed to jointly fund a joint research office
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UEB 2 November 2015

Posted on 2 November 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a paper on the trial workload tariffs. It was noted that the pilot Schools involved with the trial tariffs had advised allowing room to flex between the categories could work.  Once fully implemented would mean that the TRAC survey could eventually be removed. It was agreed that further discussions with the College PVCs
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