Meeting updates

UEB 7 December 2015

Posted on 7 December 2015 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that Ms Dowden had attended a Uniforum Survey meeting, the benchmarking project for Professional Services across the Russell Group ,which will provide us with a view of what our Professional Services actually cost and performance in relation to that cost. Further details on the Degree Apprenticeship item from the previous UEB meeting
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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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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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UEB 26 October 2015

Posted on 26 October 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a paper on the Size and Shape of the University and discussed various approaches. It was agreed that the further work should be undertaken and then discussed again at UEB. UEB received a report on Athena SWAN. It was noted that there was currently no risk to the University, or to its Schools,
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UEB 14 October 2015

Posted on 14 October 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a paper on exam errors. It noted the progress that had been made and endorsed the report for ASQC and Senate. UEB received and agreed a paper outlining the new process and framework for URI reporting. UEB received and approved a report on the University’s Horizon 2020 and Erasmus+ activities to the National
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UEB 5 October 2015

Posted on 5 October 2015 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that the University’s presence at the political party conferences and the recent Cardiff URI launch had been well received. It was noted that South Wales Police had convened a leadership summit involving universities in Cardiff and Cardiff Council to build a longer term partnership to develop a safe environment for residents and
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UEB 28 September 2015

Posted on 28 September 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB were brought up to date on the continuing work on student safety advice and reassurance in light of sexual assaults that had taken place in the Cathays area. It was noted that two out of the three parts of the Academic Staff Orientation Programme for new academic staff had been delivered with positive feedback
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