Council and Main Committees

  • Thursday 14 October 2010
  • No. 4930
  • Vol 141

Council of the University

Changes in Regulations

Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 29 October.

ESTABLISHMENT OF DEGREE OF MASTER OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY

Explanatory Note

Following approval of the establishment of the new degree of Master of Computer Science and Philosophy, the consequential changes below are being made to the regulations concerning academic precedence and standing.

Text of Regulations

1 In regulation 2.1 of Council Regulations 22 of 2002 concerning academic precedence and standing (Supplement (2) to Gazette No. 4628, 26 June 2002, as amended on 14 June 2005 and 11 October 2005, Vol. 135, p. 1174, 16 June 2005; Vol. 139, p. 1004, 30 April 2009), after 'Master of Arts, or Master of Biochemistry or Chemistry or Computer Science' insert 'or Computer Science and Philosophy'.

2 Ibid., after 'Bachelor of Arts, or Master of Biochemistry or Chemistry or Computer Science' insert 'or Computer Science and Philosophy'.

PERMANENT PRIVATE HALLS: GREYFRIARS

Explanatory Note

Following approval of the removal of Greyfriars from the list of Permanent Private Halls in Statute V, this change removes a reference to Greyfriars in a list of Permanent Private Halls licensed by the University.

Text of Regulation

In regulation 4 (1) of Council Regulations 12 of 2002, concerning the establishment and maintenance of Permanent Private Halls (Supplement (2) to Gazette No. 4628, 26 June 2002, as amended on 17 July 2003, Vol. 133, p. 1536), delete 'Greyfriars 30'.

Congregation 12 October

1 Declaration of approval of Legislative Proposal: establishment of degree of Master of Computer Science and Philosophy

2 Declaration of approval of Legislative Proposal: Statute V concerning Greyfriars 

No notice of opposition having been given, Mr Vice-Chancellor declared the Legislative Proposals (1) concerning the establishment of a degree of Master of Computer Science and Philosophy and (2) concerning Statute V concerning Grayfriars approved.

3 Declaration of approval of Resolution approving the use of space in the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter

That the allocation of approximately 6,300 sq.m. in the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter as the site of the new Blavatnik School of Government be approved.

Council of the University

Register of Congregation

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

Bradley, C. A., Queen's

Cameron, E. K., All Souls

Damazer, M. D., St Peter's

Groppe, M., Faculty of Clinical Medicine

Hastings, R. W. T., Department of Cardiovascular Medicine

Jarrett, J. A., Queen's

Kar, M., Saïd Business School

McKenzie, J. E., Department of Statistics

Noble Wood, O. J., Hertford

Riedel, M. L. D., Exeter

Seryi, A., Wolfson

Szanto, P. D., Merton

Wright, K. J., Nuffield Department of Medicine

Divisional and Faculty Boards

For changes in regulations for examinations see 'Examinations and Boards' below.