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CONGREGATION 17 March

Degree by Special Resolution

The following special resolution will be deemed to be approved at noon on 17 March, unless by that time the Registrar has received notice in writing from two or more members of Congregation under the provisions of Tit. II, Sect. vi, cl. 6 (Statutes, 1995, p. 13) that they wish the resolution to be put to a meeting of Congregation.

Text of Special Resolution

That the Degree of Master of Arts be conferred upon the following:

HENRIK BINDSLEV, D.PHIL., University College

STEVEN JAMES HOEKSTRA, MA status, Balliol College

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CONGREGATION 25 March 2 p.m.

¶ Members of Congregation are reminded that written notice of any proposed amendment to, or intention to vote against, the enacting part of the statute at item 1 below, and of opposition to the preambles of the statutes at item 2 below, signed in each case by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 17 March (see the Guide to Procedures in Congregation cited in the note at the end of `University Agenda'.)

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DEGREE DAYS 1997--9

Ceremonies will be held in the Sheldonian Theatre for the purpose of granting graces and conferring degrees on the days shown below.

All ceremonies except those on 4 October 1997 and 3 October 1998 will be divided, the first part commencing at 11.30 a.m., and the second part at 2.30 p.m. The ceremonies on 4 October 1997 and 3 October 1998 will commence at 2.30 p.m.

Trinity Term and Long Vacation 1997

3 May
24 May
14 June
19 July
2 August

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Michaelmas Term 1997

4 October (afternoon only)
25 October
8 November
29 November

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Hilary Term 1998

7 March

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Trinity Term and Long Vacation 1998

2 May
23 May
13 June
18 July
1 August

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Michaelmas Term 1998

3 October (afternoon only)
24 October
7 November
28 November

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Hilary Term 1999

6 March

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Trinity Term and Long Vacation 1999

1 May
22 May
12 June
17 July
31 July

Special ceremonies will be held during the mornings of 4 October 1997 and 3 October 1998 for the purpose of granting graces and conferring degrees on persons who have not been matriculated by the University.

Names of candidates must be entered, through the authorities of a college or other society, with the Head Clerk, University Offices, Wellington Square, not later than 12 noon on the Wednesday ten days before the ceremony.

The doors of the Sheldonian Theatre will normally be open to visitors one hour before the commencement of the ceremony.

Tickets will be required by visitors, and will be issued through the authorities of the colleges and other societies.

Degree days will also be deemed to have been held on 24 January 1998 and 23 January 1999 for the purpose of conferring degrees in absence. Names of candidates should be entered in accordance with the usual provisions for degree ceremonies.

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MATRICULATION CEREMONIES 1997–9

Trinity Term 1997

19 June

Michaelmas Term 1997

18 October
4 December

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Hilary Term 1998

12 March

Trinity Term 1998

18 June

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Michaelmas Term 1998

17 October
3 December

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Hilary Term 1999

11 March

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Trinity Term 1999

17 June

The times of the ceremonies on 18 October 1997 and 17 October 1998, which will be held in the Sheldonian Theatre, will be sent to colleges individually; other ceremonies will normally be held at 12.30 p.m. in Convocation House.

Mr Vice-Chancellor regrets that because of the large number of candidates involved, visitors cannot be admitted to matriculation ceremonies.

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