Graduate School Board Agenda

KEELE UNIVERSITY

GRADUATE SCHOOL BOARD AGENDA

 Thursday 3rd May 2012 at 10.00 am

Room CM2.07/8 Claus Moser

 

 

1. APOLOGIES AND ABSENCES

 Apologies have been received from Kate Cushing, Peter Hooper and John White.

 

2. MINUTES

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 6th February 2012 (previously circulated).

 

3. MATTERS ARISING

To discuss the attached actions and outcomes paper.

 

POLICY/STRATEGY

4. Report from the Chair

 To receive an oral update from the Chair on recent PGR developments, including:

  • PGR population and intakes
  • Supervisor Development training
  • Chair of Research Degrees Committee

 

5. Changes to HEFCE funding of Home/EU postgraduate research students

 To consider the attached paper ‘QR funding 2012/13: Research Degree Programme (RDP) Supervision fund’ from the Chair on the changes that HEFCE have made to the methodology for allocating funding for Home/EU PGR students.

 

6. Management Information

 To consider the attached report on submission rates, PGR awards, supervisory capacity and an in-year update on applications and enrolments. 

 

7. Induction 2012

 To discuss arrangements for this year’s PGR Induction (25th September 2012).

 

8. Vitae

 To receive an update from the Chair and Head of Learning and Professional Development Centre.

 

9. Postgraduate Prospectus

 To discuss the forthcoming Postgraduate prospectus.

 

10. PGR Fees

 To discuss PGR fees.

 

11. Research Training

 To receive a progress update from the Head of Learning and Professional Development Centre, with full details to be brought to the October 2012 meeting.

 

12. PGR administrative support

 To discuss administrative resources to support PGR students in Research Institutes.

 

13. Research Student Liaison Committee

 To receive the attached minutes of the meeting held on 31st January 2012.

 

REPORT ITEMS

14. Update from KPA Chair

15. Update from Research Institute PGR Directors

16. Any other business

17. Next meeting

Provisionally Monday 8th October 2012 at 10am