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No 6440

Wednesday 19 October 2016

Vol cxlvii No 6

pp. 44–59



20 October, Thursday. End of first quarter of Michaelmas Term.

22 October, Saturday. Congregation of the Regent House at 11 a.m. (see p. 52).

1 November, Tuesday. All Saints’ Day. Scarlet Day.

6 November, Sunday. Commemoration of Benefactors. Scarlet Day. Preacher before the University at 11.15 a.m., Reverend Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall (Lady Margaret’s Preacher).

8 November, Tuesday. Discussion at 2 p.m. in the Senate-House.

Discussions (at 2 p.m.)


8 November

22 October, Saturday at 11 a.m.

22 November

26 November, Saturday at 2 p.m.

6 December

Discussion on Tuesday, 25 October 2016: Cancellation

The Vice-Chancellor gives notice that the Discussion announced for Tuesday, 25 October 2016 will not take place as there are no Reports ready for discussion.

The Report published in this issue (p. 50) will be discussed on 8 November 2016.

Dates of Discussions, 2017–18

17 October 2016

The Vice-Chancellor gives notice that Discussions will be held on the following days in the academical year 2017–18:

Michaelmas Term 2017

Lent Term 2018

Easter Term 2018

Long Vacation 2018

10 October

23 January

1 May

10 July

24 October

6 February

15 May

7 November

20 February

29 May

21 November

6 March

12 June

5 December

20 March

University Biomedical Services Building: Naming approved

17 October 2016

The Council and the General Board have approved the naming of the University Biomedical Services building on Huntingdon Road as the Barcroft Centre, in honour of Professor Joseph Barcoft, Professor of Physiology at the University, 1925–37. The Centre will replace the Barcroft Building, on the same site, which will be demolished in early 2017. Work at the Centre will continue to investigate some of the same themes that were the focus of Professor Barcroft’s research.

Christmas and New Year closing: University offices

17 October 2016

The Council has authorized the closure of the University Offices from 5 p.m. on Friday, 23 December 2016, until 8.30 a.m. on Tuesday, 3 January 2016. The University Messenger Service will not operate during the period of closure.

Student motor licence online applications

The Acting Special Pro-Proctor for motor vehicles gives notice that, in addition to applications in person and by post, it is now possible for students to apply for a motor licence online at