Our team provides administrative support for the University’s senior academic committees, particularly the Senatus Academicus (Senate) and a number of its standing committees.
Senate is the senior academic committee at the University of Edinburgh.
Responsible, on behalf of the Senatus, for postgraduate research degree training, higher degrees and provision for the training of other, early career researchers.
Responsible, on behalf of the Senatus, for undergraduate, taught postgraduate and other forms of academic provision, apart from postgraduate research and higher degrees.
Responsible, on behalf of the Senatus, for the academic regulatory framework apart from those aspects which are primarily parts of either the Code of Student Discipline or the Quality Assurance Framework.
Responsible, on behalf of the Senatus, for the University's academic quality assurance framework.
A variety of task groups of Senate committees are also supported by our team.
Forum for the University administration and the Students' Association to discuss matters of common concern.
Assesses requests to survey the University's student body from external organisations, individuals and internal members of the University.
Coordinates the implementation work in support of the framework of proposals for an enhanced approach to guidance and support for students (Enhancing Student Support project).
This article was published on Mar 28, 2013