University Gazette, 18 January 2007: Notices
Review of the Language Centre
As part of the University's programme of regular departmental reviews, the Language Centre will be reviewed during Hilary Term by a panel chaired by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research, Academic Services and University Collections).
The panel's terms of reference are:
To review and report on:
(a) the development of the Language Centre since the 2001 review;
(b) the quality and effectiveness of the centre's courses as benchmarked against best international standards;
(c) any significant changes in context or demand since the 2001 review, including under the former the implications for the centre of the University's Corporate Plan and Academic Strategy;
(d) the adequacy of the resources available to the centre; and, in the light of the above, on the role, priorities and future direction of the centre over the next six years.
Anyone wishing to make a submission to the review panel should send it by 9 February to Mr L.C.C. Reynolds, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD (e-mail: email@example.com).
Hebrew Conversation Classes
Hebrew Ulpan: modern Hebrew conversation classes will be held at 5 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Oriental Institute. Further details may be obtained from Dr Tali Argov (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Balliol Concerts
The following concerts will be held at 9 p.m. on Sundays in the Hall, Balliol College. Admission is free and open to all members of the University. Those who are not members of the University and are not accompanied by a member of the University should collect free tickets from Balliol Lodge by 9 p.m. on the previous day.
4 Feb.: HARRIET GOODWIN (mezzo-soprano)
18 Feb.: JULIAN STECKEL, cello: works by Bach, Britten, and Kodály (John Farmer Memorial Concert)
4 Mar.: THE LINDEN TRIO (Tommy Usborne Memorial Concert)
Organ recitalsThe following organ recitals will be given at 1.10 p.m. on Wednesdays in the chapel, Queen's College. Admission is free, with a retiring collection.
24 Jan.: THOMAS WILKINSON, Queen's College
31 Jan.: MARK SWINTON, Bath Abbey
7 Feb.: GEORGE CASTLE, Trinity College
14 Feb.: NICHOLAS PROZILLO, Royal College of Music
21 Feb.: RUARAIDH SUTHERLAND, St Mary's, Warwick
28 Feb.: TIMOTHY BYRAM-WIGFIELD, St George's Chapel, Windsor
7 Mar.: ROBERT PATTERSON, Canterbury Cathedral (Buxtehude and Mendelssohn anniversary series)