Meeting updates

UEB 23 March 2015

Posted on 23 March 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a business case on a proposal to redevelop the first and ground floors of the Students’ Union building. The case sponsored by Professor Price, PVC for Student Experience and Academic Standards, and put together by the Students’ Union would improve the Senghennydd Road entrance to the building and remove the secluded overhang. It
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UEB 16 March 2015

Posted on 16 March 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a business case from the College of Biomedical and Life Sciences proposing a new Cardiff University biobank. The new biobank would combine the eight separate biobanks that the University currently operates. It would also ensure consistent governance and bring the University in line with Russell Group competitors. UEB agreed to progress subject to
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UEB 2 March 2015

Posted on 2 March 2015 by Mairwen Harris

The PVC for Student Experience and Academic Standards updated UEB on the results of the recent Student Union election.  The Student Union elected officers’ team had now been announced and for 2015/16 and it will be 86% female and 14% male.  The exact opposite gender balance of the current year.  Claire Blakeway has been elected
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UEB 23 February 2015

Posted on 23 February 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a revised Capital Investment Programme.  This paper would now be presented to Council. UEB received Cardiff University’s draft response to the Diamond Review for fees and funding of HE in Wales. UEB received an update on the various change portfolios and their current status. UEB received the following regular reports PVC College of
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UEB 16 February 2015

Posted on 16 February 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a paper from the PVC for Research, Innovation and Enterprise on the Research Infrastructure Fund (RIF).  It was agreed to continue the £2M RIF investment for 2015/16 but that the scheme should be reviewed for the year after with detailed priority listing of research equipment to be developed. UEB received a discussion paper
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UEB 9 February 2015

Posted on 9 February 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB discussed the outline programme for the forthcoming GW4 Away Day. The draft Staff Survey 2015 was received by UEB.  It was noted that this would be the third survey.  An outline of the proposals for the post-survey process and reporting was also noted. The University’s TRAC return was noted.  The return would be used
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UEB 2 February 2015

Posted on 2 February 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a paper outlining The Way Forward KPI criteria.  It was agreed that the baseline year for all the KPI criteria should be 2012/13, i.e. the year that the Vice-Chancellor arrived. A paper outlining UEB’s high level risks was reviewed.  It was agreed that this risk register would now go to Audit Committee, Policy
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UEB 26 January 2015

Posted on 26 January 2015 by Mairwen Harris

The Vice-Chancellor announced that Ms T J Rawlinson, the new Director of Development, will be joining the University Executive Board when she takes up post on 2 February.   It was noted that a main element of the next reiteration of The Way Forward would be to find another source of income and the Director of
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UEB 19 January 2015

Posted on 19 January 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB reviewed a paper outlining progress on the development of new University Research Institutes (URIs).  At its meeting on 7 July 2014 UEB gave in-principle approval to the development of four new URIs and renewal of the existing ones, subject to successful completion of identified milestones. This paper provided an update on the existing URIs
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UEB 12 January 2015

Posted on 12 January 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB welcomed Professor Nora de Leeuw, Pro Vice-Chancellor for International and Europe, to her first Board meeting. UEB received a business case for the establishment of a National Software Academy to be based in Newport. This built on an earlier paper that went before UEB on 30 June 2014 and saw the approval of a
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