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CONGREGATION 3 May

Degree by Special Resolution

The following special resolution will be deemed to be approved at noon on 3 May, 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, 1997, p. 15) 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:

LESLEY ELEANOR FORBES, St Cross College

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CONGREGATION 18 May 2 p.m.

¶ Members of Congregation are reminded that written notice of any intention to vote against, or any proposed amendment to, the general resolution at item 1 below, or any intention to vote against the special resolution at item 2 below, signed in either case by at least two members of Congregation, must be given to the Registrar by noon on Monday, 10 May (see the Guide to Procedures in Congregation cited in the note below).

1 Voting on General Resolution approving new University Mission Statement

[See Gazette 2 April 1999]


2 Voting on Special Resolution authorising expenditure from the Higher Studies Fund

That the Curators of the University Chest be authorised to expend from the unearmarked part of the Higher Studies Fund such sum, initially estimated at £80K, as is necessary to cover the cost of a postdoctoral research assistant post in the Department of Materials for a period of three years.

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DEGREE DAYS 1999–2001

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 2 October 1999 and 30 September 2000 will be divided, the first part commencing at 11.30 a.m., and the second part at 2.30 p.m. The ceremonies on 2 October 1999 and 30 September 2000 will commence at 2.30 p.m.

Trinity Term and Long Vacation 1999

1 May
22 May
12 June
17 July
31 July

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Michaelmas Term 1999

2 October (afternoon only)
23 October
6 November
27 November

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Hilary Term 2000

4 March

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Trinity Term and Long Vacation 2000

6 May
27 May
17 June
22 July
5 August
30 September (afternoon only)

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Michaelmas Term 2000

21 October
4 November
25 November

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Hilary Term 2001

3 March

Trinity Term and Long Vacation 2001

28 April
19 May
9 June
14 July
28 July

Special ceremonies will be held during the mornings of 2 October 1999 and 30 September 2000 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 three-quarters of an 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 22 January 2000 and 20 January 2001 for the purpose of conferring degrees in absence. Names of candidates should be entered in accordance with the usual provisions for degree ceremonies.

Ceremonies will also be held, exceptionally, on Friday, 1 October 1999 at 11.30 a.m. and 2.30 p.m. for candidates from Exeter College, Keble College, Lady Margaret Hall, New College, Pembroke College, and St Hilda's College.

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MATRICULATION CEREMONIES 1999–2001

Trinity Term 1999

17 June

Michaelmas Term 1999

16 October
2 December

Hilary Term 2000

9 March

Trinity Term 2000

22 June

Michaelmas Term 2000

14 October
30 November

Hilary Term 2001

8 March

Trinity Term 2001

14 June The times of the ceremonies on 16 October 1999 and 14 October 2000, 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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