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CONGREGATION 16 July

Degree by Resolution

The following resolution will be deemed to be approved at noon on 16 July, unless by that time the Registrar has received notice in writing from two or more members of Congregation that they wish the resolution to be put to a meeting of Congregation.

Text of Resolution

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

MARK MORRIS DAVIS, Lincoln College

STEFAN ENCHELMAIER, MA status, Wadham College

WILLIAM JEAN WILHELM, St Edmund Hall

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CONGREGATION 2 October 12 noon

Oration by the Vice-Chancellor

Mr Vice-Chancellor will address the House.

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CONGREGATION 11 October

Election

                      Vacancy          Retiring member  Period

Benefices,            One              Mr E.G. Barratt  Until MT 2003
Delegates for                           (resigned)
Nomination of 
Candidates for

¶ Nominations in writing by two members of Congregation other than the candidate will be received by the Head Clerk at the University Offices, Wellington Square, up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 17 September, and similar nominations by six members of Congregation other than the candidate up to 4 p.m. on Monday, 24 September.

Council has decided that nominations should show for each signatory the name and college or department in block capitals. Any names which are not so shown may not be published. At least one nomination in respect of each candidate must be made on an official nomination form. Copies of the form are obtainable from the Head Clerk (telephone: (2)70190; e-mail: Richard.Brooke@admin.ox.ac.uk).

In the event of a contested election, a brief biographical note on each candidate will be published in the Gazette dated 4 October, and voters may wish to wait until they have read these notes before returning their ballot papers (which will be sent out to members of Congregation as soon as possible after the closing date for nominations, and which, after completion, must be received by the Head Clerk not later than 4 p.m. on 11 October).

Note on the body concerned

The Delegates of Benefices are responsible: (a) for selecting, subject to the approval of Council, the priests to be offered presentation to vacant benefices in cases in which the University becomes entitled to exercise the right of presentation; and (b) for advising the Vice-Chancellor on the appointment of suitable representatives of the University in connection with the exercise of presentation to vacant benefices, as required under the Patronage (Benefices) Measure 1986.

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DEGREE DAYS 2001–3

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

Unless indicated otherwise, all ceremonies will be divided, the first part commencing at 11.30 a.m., and the second part at 2.30 p.m.

Michaelmas Term 2001

20 October
3 November
24 November


Hilary Term 2002

19 January (in absence only)
2 March


Trinity Term and Long Vacation 2002

27 April (for certain colleges only)
18 May
8 June
13 July (11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4.30 p.m.—to include all conferrals of the Degrees of BM and B.Ch.)
27 July (11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4.30 p.m.)


Michaelmas Term 2002

4 October (for certain colleges only)
5 October (11 a.m., for Westminster College; 2.30 p.m., for all colleges, as space allows)
26 October
9 November
30 November


Hilary Term 2003

25 January (in absence only)
8 March


Trinity Term and Long Vacation 2003

3 May (for certain colleges only)
24 May
14 June
19 July (11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4.30 p.m.—to include all conferrals of the Degrees of BM and B.Ch.)
2 August (11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 4.30 p.m.)


Michaelmas Term 2003 (provisional dates: subject to confirmation of term dates)

3 October (for certain colleges only)
4 October (11 a.m., for Westminster College; 2.30 p.m., for all colleges, as space allows)
25 October
8 November
29 November

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 forty-five minutes 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. Quotas currently allocated to colleges will remain force until the end of Hilary Term 2002; revised quotas, to come into force at the beginning of Trinity Term 2002, will be notified to colleges as soon as possible.

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