5.4 Appointment Procedures
1. All nominations for new External Examiners or extensions to current appointments should be submitted to the Academic Registry for consideration by the relevant committee no later than the end of February in the session before the appointment is to commence. Departments should approach the proposed Examiners informally to ask whether they are willing to accept the appointment before submitting formal nominations.
2. Once the relevant 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.