Council and Main Committees

  • Thursday 23 September 2010
  • No. 4927
  • Vol 141

Council of the University

1 Dates of Full Term 2010–16

The dates for reckoning Full Term 2011–12 have been fixed, and the dates for reckoning Full Term 2015–16 have been fixed provisionally. The dates and provisional dates for Full Term 2010–16 are set out below:

MICHAELMAS TERM 2010

Sunday, 10 October Saturday, 4 December
HILARY TERM 2011

Sunday, 16 January
Saturday, 12 March
TRINITY TERM 2011

Sunday, 1 May
Saturday, 25 June
MICHAELMAS TERM 2011

Sunday, 9 October
Saturday, 3 December
HILARY TERM 2012

Sunday, 15 January
Saturday, 10 March
TRINITY TERM 2012

Sunday, 22 April
Saturday, 16 June

  Provisional dates

MICHAELMAS TERM 2012

Sunday, 7 October Saturday, 1 December
HILARY TERM 2013

Sunday, 13 January
Saturday, 9 March
TRINITY TERM 2013

Sunday, 21 April
Saturday, 15 June
MICHAELMAS TERM 2013

Sunday, 13 October
Saturday, 7 December
HILARY TERM 2014

Sunday, 19 January
Saturday, 15 March
TRINITY TERM 2014

Sunday, 27 April
Saturday, 21 June
MICHAELMAS TERM 2014

Sunday, 12 October
Saturday, 6 December
HILARY TERM 2015

Sunday, 18 January
Saturday, 14 March
TRINITY TERM 2015

Sunday, 26 April
Saturday, 20 June
MICHAELMAS TERM 2015

Sunday, 11 October
Saturday, 5 December
HILARY TERM 2016

Sunday, 17 January
Saturday, 12 March
TRINITY TERM 2016

Sunday, 24 April
Saturday, 18 June

 

2 Dates of Extended Terms 2010–11

The dates of extended terms for 2010–11 for Part II candidates in Chemistry, and in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, for the Clinical course for the Second BM, the Postgraduate Certificate in Education, and for MBA candidates are set out below:

Honour School of Chemistry: Part II candidates in Chemistry1

MICHAELMAS TERM 2010  
Thursday, 23 September Tuesday, 21 December
HILARY TERM 2011  
Tuesday, 4 January Wednesday, 20 April
TRINITY TERM 2011  
Monday, 2 May Saturday, 16 July
MICHAELMAS TERM 2011  
Thursday, 22 September  Tuesday, 20 December
HILARY TERM 2012  
Tuesday, 3 January Wednesday, 4 April
TRINITY TERM 2012  
Monday, 16 April Saturday, 7 July

1 Thirty eight (38) weeks to be worked within the dates stated above.

Part II candidates in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

MICHAELMAS TERM 2010  
Friday, 17 September Saturday, 11 December
MICHAELMAS TERM 2011  
Friday, 16 September Saturday, 10 December

Clinical course for the Second BM

First year

MICHAELMAS TERM 2010  
Monday, 6 September  Friday, 24 December
HILARY TERM 2011  
Tuesday, 4 January Thursday, 21 April
TRINITY TERM 2011  
Tuesday, 26 April Friday, 17 June

Second Year

MICHAELMAS TERM 2010  
Monday, 12 July Wednesday, 24 December
HILARY TERM 2011  
Tuesday, 4 January Thursday, 21 April
TRINITY TERM 2011  
Tuesday, 26 April Friday, 17 June

Third Year

MICHAELMAS TERM 2010  
(a) Monday, 28 June Friday, 3 September
Monday, 27 September Friday, 17 December
OR  
(b) Monday, 28 June Friday, 17 September
Monday, 11 October Friday, 17 December
HILARY TERM 2011  
Tuesday, 4 January Thursday, 21 April
TRINITY TERM 2011  
Tuesday, 26 April Friday, 1 July

Postgraduate Certificate in Education

MICHAELMAS TERM 2010  
Monday, 13 September Friday, 10 December
HILARY TERM 2011  
Thursday, 6 January Friday, 8 April
TRINITY TERM 2011  
Tuesday, 26 April Friday, 1 July

MBA candidates

MICHAELMAS TERM 2010  
Wednesday, 29 September Friday, 17 December
HILARY TERM 2011  
Monday, 10 January  Friday, 25 March
TRINITY TERM 2011  
Monday, 25 April Friday, 8 July
LONG VACATION TERM 2011  
Monday, 5 September Friday, 16 September

Provisional dates for 2011–12 not yet available.

3 Dates of Encaenia

2011 Wednesday, 29 June

Provisional Dates

2012 Wednesday, 20 June
2013 Wednesday, 19 June
2014 Wednesday, 25 June
2015 Wednesday, 24 June
2016 Wednesday, 22 June

Council of the University

Declaration of approval of nomination of external member of Council 

No request for a ballot having been received, the proposal to appoint Ms Jayne Almond as a member of Council for four years from Michaelmas Term 2011 was deemed to have been approved on 19 August.

Council of the University

Changes in Regulations

Council has made the following changes in regulations, to come into effect on 8 October.

Explanatory Note

The following change provides a definition of scrutiny in the regulations concerning the Audit and Scrutiny Committee, to clarify the scope of this aspect of the committee's work.

Text of Regulations

1 In Council Regulations 15 of 2002 concerning the Audit and Scrutiny Committee (Supplement (2) to Gazette No. 4628, 26 June 2002, amended on 8 May 2003, 1 June 2006, 21 January 2010 and 18 March 2010, Gazette, Vol. 133, p. 1212; Vol. 136, pp. 1152–3; Vol. 140, pp. 444, 746), delete existing regulation 3.11 (2) and substitute (new text underlined):

'(2) pursuant to regulation 3.12, call for any investigation that it considers necessary and to call any individual or call for any document or documents relevant to any such investigation that it considers necessary;'.

2 Ibid., insert new regulation 3.12 as follows and renumber existing 3.12–3.134:

'3.12. Scrutiny is the process of structured inquiry or investigation using the committee's formal resources into failures, alleged failures, or risks of failure, of operations and of process in the University at large, as determined by the committee.'

Council of the University

Register of Congregation

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

Arden, N. K., Lady Margaret Hall
Bagi, Z., Department of Pharmacology
Barlow, S. T., Business Services and Projects
Beeley, P. A., Linacre
Bjola, C. O., St Cross
Butt, S. J. B., Keble
Carson, S. J., Equality and Diversity Unit
Craven, A. J., Department of Primary Health Care
Dinas, E., Nuffield
Fabre, C. M. Y., Lincoln
Fenske, J. E., St Antony's
Ferry, H., St Anne's
Floyd, C. L., University Development Office
Fung, C. F., Jesus
Golestaian, R., St Cross
Good, I. L., Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art
Gordon, E. J., Nuffield Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Halliday, A. W., Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences
Heirani Moghaddam, H., Wadham
Henson, A. J., Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics
Hillier, J. M., Kellogg
Hobday, N., Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division
Holländer, G. A. P., Jesus
Jubb, A. M., Faculty of Clinical Medicine
Kerr, M., Gray Institute for Radiation Oncology and Biology
Kiltie, A. E., Balliol
Kramer, H. B. R., Linacre
Lambe, T. E. M. B., Jenner Institute
Letellier, N. R. J., Business Services and Projects
Lukasiewicz, T., Faculty of Computer Science
Maguire, M., Wadham
McMenamin, M. M., Green Templeton
Moghaddam, A., Magdalen
Morgan, C. N., Finance Division
Mortensen, J. A., Christ Church
Neundorf, A., Nuffield
Omri, M.-S., Faculty of Oriental Studies
Pandian, P., Business Services and Projects
Papantonis, A., Lincoln
Pardos, S., Nuffield
Pattenden, M., St Hugh's
Piotrowicz, W. D., Faculty of Management
Plummer-Powell, B. S., University Development Office
Prayag, T., University Offices
Prochaska, A. M. S., Somerville
Przepiorka, W., Nuffield
Rahman, N. M., University College
Reynolds, C. E., Somerville
Saeed, N. R., Faculty of Clinical Medicine
Snape, M. D., Faculty of Clinical Medicine
Szele, J. A., The Oxford University Society
Szentpeteri, M., St Anne's
Takenaka, K. A. A., Balliol
Vargas-Silva, C., Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)
Vasseur, A. F., Lincoln
Walton, M. E., Lady Margaret Hall
Wasihun, B., Lincoln
Williams, N. J., Counselling Service

Divisional and Faculty Boards

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