Meeting updates

UEB 8 June 2015

Posted on 8 June 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a paper providing an update on all European Structural Funds proposals in development at the University, including the project FLEXIS the outcome for which is due to be known on 24 June 2015. UEB agreed to accept the ERDF East Wales capital award of £4.6 million for CUBRIC II. UEB received the draft
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UEB 3 June 2015

Posted on 3 June 2015 by Mairwen Harris

Professor Price noted that the recent Routes into Languages Cymru event hosted by the School of Modern Languages had showcased outreach projects and been very well attended. Attention was also drawn to the British Council’s Language Trends Wales survey of modern foreign language teaching in Welsh secondary schools and the worrying trends. The publication of
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UEB 18 May 2015

Posted on 18 May 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a presentation on the Staff Survey results.  It was noted that there was a 63% response rate, up 6% from 2011 survey.  Further analysis of the results would be done before being distributed to staff via Blas. It was noted that GW4 features prominently in the National Centre for Universities and Business State
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UEB 11 May 2015

Posted on 11 May 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a paper outlining the proposed governance arrangements for the two new Innovation Buildings.  It was agreed that a revised paper would come back to UEB the following week to align more closely with the current remits for the Building Projects Steering group and a slightly amended membership. UEB received a paper analysing the
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UEB 27 April 2015

Posted on 27 April 2015 by Mairwen Harris

Professor Boyne, PVC Head of College for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, noted that he had led the recent The Way Forward: Making it Happen workshop.  There was good engagement and lots of ideas from a well-attended event mainly comprising of Professional Services staff. He noted one idea that had particularly struck him on the
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UEB 20 April 2015

Posted on 20 April 2015 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received an oral update on the ‘size and shape’ work that Planning has been doing during the year. UEB will received a summary of numbers of students by College and type (UG, PGT, PGR and Home/EU and International) together with student:staff ratios at a later meeting. UEB received a paper from the Director of
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UEB 15 April 2015

Posted on 15 April 2015 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that that the Vice-Chancellor had, earlier this week, led a UUK delegation to Brussels and had met the Director General for Communication Networks, Content & Technology who had encouraged further applications to be put forward under the ECSEL programme. It was noted that the Welsh Government had published the Health Professional Investment
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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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