Meeting updates

UEB, 12 March 2018

Posted on 12 March 2018 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a verbal update on the industrial dispute. It was noted that the Vice-Chancellor and Professor Holford were meeting with the President, Secretary and one other member from the People and Planet student society today. It was noted that HEFCW had offered funding for a degree apprenticeship and a paper on degree apprenticeships for
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UEB, 5 March 2018

Posted on 5 March 2018 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a presentation from Cubane consultants on Cardiff’s latest Uniforum data set. UEB received a verbal update on the industrial dispute and noted that the Vice-Chancellor had attended today’s UCU Q&A session with several UEB members in attendance and a statement had been agreed. It was noted that seven subjects had ranked in the
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UEB, 26 February 2018

Posted on 26 February 2018 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a verbal update on the current industrial action and the forthcoming meeting of the Expert Group, being convened by Professor Holford, and meeting on Friday. It was noted that a recent student protest had taken place outside the Vice-Chancellor’s office with the students asking for a divestment over three years. The draft Socially
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UEB, 19 February 2018

Posted on 19 February 2018 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that Professor de Leeuw had visited India last week to meet with partners and discuss industrial placement opportunities. It was noted with sadness, that a member of staff from the Business School had died this morning. It was noted that Sarah Hoefflin, a Cardiff alumnae, had won a gold medal in the
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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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