Meeting updates

UEB, 3 July 2017

Posted on 3 July 2017 by Mairwen Harris

Mr Rob Williams, the new Chief Financial Officer, was welcomed to his first UEB meeting. It was noted that that Ms Wendy Sadler had been awarded the Lord Kelvin medal by the Institute of Physics. It was noted with great sadness the death of Sir Donald Walters, Pro Chancellor and former Chair of Council, who
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UEB, 26 June 2017

Posted on 26 June 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted the congratulations of UEB to Professor Pamela Taylor CBE, Professor Malcolm Mason OBE, Dr Alison Parken OBE and Wendy Sadler MBE who were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. It was noted that the next China Scholarship Council delegation had arrived and it was hoped that participants would have the opportunity to
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UEB, 12 June 2017

Posted on 12 June 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that following the outcome of the general election, the Cabinet Office had confirmed that purdah restrictions on public announcements would continue until a new Government had been formed and so the Teaching Excellence Framework results announcement had been postponed. UEB received a paper on fee levels 2018/19 and agreed that fee levels
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UEB, 5 June 2017

Posted on 5 June 2017 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received the latest draft of The Way Forward 2018-2023 and the comments from the recent consultation. Discussion took place on the KPIs and the leading indicators.  It was agreed to reopen the consultation until 30 June to give staff further opportunity to respond.  This decision will delay Council’s consideration of the final The Way
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UEB, 22 May 2017

Posted on 22 May 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that Professor Luc Sels had been elected as the new Rector of KU Leuven from 1 August 2017, replacing Professor Rik Torfs. Professor Dylan Foster-Evans had been appointed as the Head of the School of Welsh from 1 August 2017, succeeding Professor Sioned Davies who had held the headship for over 20
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UEB, 15 May 2017

Posted on 15 May 2017 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received the latest drafts of the new strategy, sub-strategies, key performance indicators and lead indicators. It was agreed that the high-level and sub-strategies would now be made available on the intranet as drafts for consultation.  UEB would need to sign off the final version on 5 June in order for them to make their
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UEB, 8 May 2017

Posted on 8 May 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that Mr Chris Jones had been appointed as the new Head of Communications. It was noted that, due to the general election, the Welsh Government announcement over Diamond had been delayed. It was noted that the University’s bid to Welsh Government to host the Wales Centre for Public Policy had been successful.
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UEB, 24 April 2017

Posted on 24 April 2017 by Mairwen Harris

UEB received a presentation from Ms Alice Streatfeild, Research Director from ORC International on the recent staff survey results. It was noted that that the staff survey had received a 69% response rate, slightly higher than the sector average of 66%.  It was agreed that the recommended priorities from the staff survey for UEB should
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UEB, 3 April 2017

Posted on 3 April 2017 by Mairwen Harris

Professor Ruedi Allemann, the new PVC for Physical Sciences and Engineering, was welcomed to his first UEB. It was noted that Professor Damien Murphy had been appointed as acting Head of Chemistry. It was noted that Dr Tom Hall had been appointed as the new Head of the School of Social Sciences. It was noted
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UEB, 27 March 2017

Posted on 27 March 2017 by Mairwen Harris

It was noted that Professor Ruedi Allemann has been appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor for the College of Physical Sciences and Engineering from 3 April 2017. It was noted that Professor Holford had accepted an invitation to sit on a Welsh Government review on research and innovation headed by Professor Graeme Reid. UEB received a paper
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