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EDUCATIONAL POLICY AND STANDARDS COMMITTEE OF COUNCIL

Changes in Regulations

The Educational Policy and Standards Committee of Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 12 December 2003.

1 In Examination Regulations, 2003, p. 813, after 1. 37 insert new cl. 6 as follows and renumber the present cl. 6 as 7:

`6. A candidate whose first application for transfer to D.Phil. status is not approved shall be permitted to make one further application, following the procedures laid down in cll. 1--4 above, and shall be granted an extension of time for one term if this is necessary for the purposes of making the application.'

2 Ibid., p. 814, after 1.33, insert new cl. 4 as follows and renumber the present cll. 4 and 5 as 5 and 6 respectively:

`4. A candidate whose first application for confirmation of his or her status is not approved shall be permitted to make one further application following the procedures laid down in this section normally within one term of the original application, and shall be granted an extension of time for one term if this is necessary for the purposes of making the application'.

3 Ibid., 1. 39, after `a candidate's' insert `second'.

[These changes enable candidates to make one further application for transfer to D.Phil. status if their first application is not approved and make practical arrangements for that second application.]

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THE PROCTORS

Change in Regulations

In exercise of their powers under Sect. 20 of Statute IX, the Proctors have made the following change in regulations, to come into effect on 12 December 2003.

In Proctors' Regulations 2 of 2003 (Gazette, pp. 238–9), insert new cl. 11 as follows:

`11. During every written paper, each candidate shall display his or her University Card face up on the desk at which he or she is writing.'

[This regulation is designed to enable invigilators to verify the identity of candidates in each examination room.]

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CONGREGATION 21 November 2003

Honorary Degrees

For details of honorary degrees conferred, see Gazette of 23 October.

¶ The texts of the speeches made by the Public Orator in introducing the recipients of Honorary Degrees are published as Supplement (1) to Gazette No. 4677.

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COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY

Register of Congregation

Mr Vice-Chancellor reports that the following names have been added to the Register of Congregation:

Beard, R.J., BA, St Edmund Hall

Belton, A.C.R., D.Phil., Lady Margaret Hall

Dancer, A.S., BA, D.Phil., Jesus

Fronius, J.H.C., BA, D.Phil., Keble

Galland, R.B., Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Holmes, D.C., MA, M.St., D.Phil., New College

Johnson, R.D., Magdalen

Marshall, S.P., M.Math., D.Phil., Wadham

Roberts, J., M.St., D.Phil., Corpus Christi

Russ, A.P., Magdalen

Shepherd, W., The Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Swan, M.C., Trinity

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BOARDS OF FACULTIES

For changes in regulations for examinations, to come into effect on 12 December, see `Examinations and Boards' below.

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