Meeting updates

UEB, 12 February 2018

Posted on 12 February 2018 by Mairwen Harris

Dr Tim Bradshaw attended the first part of the meeting. He noted that was keen to ensure the Russell Group represented the Welsh perspective.  Other current issues for the Russell Group included the post-18 funding review in England, Brexit, UKRI and governance matters. It was noted that Court had been well received and the exhibition
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UEB, 5 February 2018

Posted on 5 February 2018 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a presentation from Katrina Henderson and Richard Rolfe on the transition to the new IS14001 standard. It was noted that Cardiff was the only UK university to have achieve 14001 and 18001 certification and, in order to maintain the Environmental Management System certification, we must transition to 14001:2015. UEB received a paper on
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UEB, 29 January 2018

Posted on 29 January 2018 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that two out of the four briefings for staff by USS pension experts Mercer had been held and that one of the Mercer presentations would be made available on the intranet on Wednesday with questions asked at the briefings to be grouped for inclusion in a FAQs document. It was noted that
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UEB, 22 January 2018

Posted on 22 January 2018 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received and noted the strategic estates report which would be updated before being presented to Policy and Resources Committee. UEB received a report on assessment improvement and process review to address the issues raised relating to assessment process in 2016/17. The review addressed the points raised at Council; the revised protocols would be reissued
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UEB, 15 January 2018

Posted on 15 January 2018 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received early drafts of The Way Forward sub-strategy action plans. It was agreed that the plans would be standardised and prioritised before coming back to UEB. UEB received The Way Forward sub-strategy indicators. Confirmation on one of the indicators is required ahead of the paper being presented to Council for note. It was noted
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UEB, 11 December 2017

Posted on 11 December 2017 by Mairwen Harris

The welcome progress on phase one of the exit negotiations on important issues for universities including securing residency rights of EU citizens living in the UK and the UK’s continuation in existing EU programmes including Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+ until 2020 was noted. It was noted that Professor Justin Lewis (Communication, Cultural and Media Studies,
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UEB, 4 December 2017

Posted on 4 December 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that the University had won two awards in last week’s Times Higher Education awards, for the Phoenix Project and the CAER Hillfort Project. The formal announcement had been made of the award to the University of a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for the Down’s Syndrome Vision Research Unit. It was noted that that
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UEB, 27 November 2017

Posted on 27 November 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that the College of Physical Sciences and Engineering had hosted a visit from the Beijing based China University of Mining and Technology. It was noted that Professor Matt Smalley had been appointed as Director of the European Cancer Stem Cell University Research Institute. It was noted that the Cardiff Medicentre had celebrated
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UEB, 20 November 2017

Posted on 20 November 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that Universities Wales would be publishing a report on the impact of international students in Wales later in the week and that, although there had been a slight decline in non-EU domiciled recruitment in Wales, Cardiff has increased by 13% since 2013/14. It was noted that the Reid Review Panel had visited
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UEB, 6 November 2017

Posted on 6 November 2017 by Mairwen Harris

The success of a £5 million grant awarded to the School of Social Sciences for a Department for Education project on children services was noted. It was noted that Mrs Sadgrove had attended a Living Wage week business breakfast at which the First Minister had spoken positively about the commitment of Welsh universities to the
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