6.8 Appendix

Student Academic Representative System: Timeline for 2018/19

 

Month

Activity

September

  • Standing for Elections Open
  • NSS Action Plans shared with Academic and Faculty Reps
  • Student Academic Rep Training Begins

October

  • Standing for Elections Close
  • Voting

·         Student Academic Rep Training Ends

  • SU Zones and Council Meetings

November

  • Student Academic Rep Meet and Greets (Teaching Week 6)
  • Student Academic Rep (Chairs) Training

·         Semester 1 SSCC 1 (Teaching Week 7/8)

  • SU Zones and Council Meetings

December

  • SU Zones and Council Meetings

January

  • Department contacts Stakeholder Meeting

February

  • Confirm Student Academic Representative Structure
  • Semester 2 SSCC 1 (Teaching Week 2/3)
  • SU Zones and Council

March

  • Semester 2 SSCC 2 (Teaching Week 8/9)
  • SU Zones and Council
  • Standing for Elections Open

April

  • Standing for Elections Close

May

  • Voting
  • Student Academic Rep Training
  • Submission of Annual Student Statement

 

Staff-Student Consultative Committees:

Proposed Schedule of Business for 2018/19

Item of Business

Standing Items

Semester 1

SSCC 1

Semester 2

SSCC 1

Semester 2

SSCC 2

Minutes of the previous meeting

Y

 

 

 

Matters arising from the minutes

Y

 

 

 

Chair’s Business

Y

 

 

 

Scheme Proposals for scheme approval committees/ PSR / IDPA / PSRB reports (if applicable)

Y

 

 

 

Matters of concern in relation to schemes and modules

Y

 

 

 

Matters referred to SSCC by the Department LTC

Y

 

 

 

Employability

Y

 

 

 

Enhancement of Learning Opportunities

Y

 

 

 

Tell Us Now - update on feedback

Y

 

 

 

Any Other Business

Y

 

 

 

External Examiners’ Reports

 

Y

 

 

Annual Monitoring of Taught Schemes

 

Y

 

 

NSS Action Plan

 

Y

 

 

Semester 1 MEQ

 

 

Y

 

Preparation for following year including elections

 

 

 

Y

Semester 2 MEQ (either at the end of Semester 2 or the start of the following session)

 

Y

 

Y

 

Staff-Student Consultative Committees:

Proposed Schedule of Business for 2018/19

Item of Business

Purpose for Consideration

Minutes of the previous meeting

 

Matters arising from the minutes

 

Chair’s Business

 

Scheme Proposals for scheme approval panels / PSR / IDPA / PSRB reports (if applicable)

 

Matters of concern in relation to schemes and modules

 

Matters referred to SSCC by the Department LTC

 

Employability

To consider the view of students in relation to the Faculty's/ Department’s opportunities for students to develop graduate and employability skills.

Student Representation

 

Enhancement of Learning Opportunities

 

Any Other Business

 

External Examiners’ Reports (UG and PG)

To ensure that reports are shared with Student Academic Representatives and that students re made aware of recommendations made by external examiners as well as the actions planned in response by the Faculty/Department.

Annual Monitoring of Taught Schemes (UG and PG)

 

NSS Action Plan

To consider the summary results derived from quantitative questions from the National Student Survey (NSS).

 

To involve students in the development of action plans to enhance the student experience and quality of learning opportunities.

 

To serve as a mean of closing the feedback loop by communicating to students the general trends arising from student opinion and the changes made as a result.

Semester 1 and Semester 2 MEQs

To develop action plans to improve scores in future and to feed back to students on action.

Preparation for following year including elections