5.4 Appointment Procedures

1.  All nominations for new External Examiners or extensions to current appointments should be submitted to the Academic Quality and Records Office (AQRO) for consideration by the relevant Committee no later than the end of February in the session before the appointment is to commence. Departments/Institutes should approach the proposed Examiners informally to ask whether they are willing to accept the appointment before submitting formal nominations.
2.  Once the Quality Assurance Committee has approved the appointment, a formal offer letter will be sent to the Examiner along with details of the fee and of appropriate University Regulations and procedures.