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No 6353

Wednesday 25 June 2014

Vol cxliv No 36

pp. 644–663


Graces submitted to the Regent House on 25 June 2014

The Council submits the following Graces to the Regent House. These Graces, unless they are withdrawn or a ballot is requested in accordance with the regulations for Graces of the Regent House (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 103), will be deemed to have been approved at 4 p.m. on Friday, 4 July 2014.

1. That the recommendations in paragraph 5 of the Report of the Council, dated 17 March 2014, on the governance and management arrangements for sport within the University (Reporter, 6343, 2013–14, p. 452), as amended by the Council’s Notice dated 16 June 2014 (p. 645), be approved.

2. That the recommendations in paragraph 43 of the Report of the Council, dated 13 May 2014, on the financial position and budget of the University, recommending allocations from the Chest for 2014–15 (Reporter, 6347, 2013–14, p. 539) be approved.1

3. That, notwithstanding Regulation 2 for the election of members of the Board of Scrutiny (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 113), an election to fill a vacant place for a member in class (c)(i) shall be held in accordance with the Council’s Notice dated 23 June 2014 (p. 647).

4. That the General Regulations for Admission as a Graduate Student (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 439) be amended as follows:2

(i) By amending Regulation 4 so as to read:

4. The Secretary of the Board shall communicate each application for admission as a Graduate Student to the Secretary of the Degree Committee for the Faculty or other approved institution with which the proposed course of research or study appears to be most nearly connected, subject to the approval of the Board in cases coming under Regulation 3. The Degree Committee shall consider the application and shall communicate their opinion thereon to the Secretary of the Board. If the Degree Committee agree to decline the application it shall fail, and the Secretary shall so inform the applicant. If the Degree Committee agree to recommend approval of the application, and confirm that appropriate facilities are available for the applicant’s proposed course of research or study, their recommendation shall be considered by the Board, who shall decide upon the application. If the Board approve an applicant for admission as a Graduate Student the applicant’s name shall be entered on the Register of Graduate Students.

(ii) By amending the second paragraph of Regulation 8 so as to read:

A Degree Committee shall be responsible to the Board for the general supervision of the work of each Graduate Student under their care, and shall appoint a Supervisor for each such student. The Degree Committee shall, for such courses of research or training as the Board shall determine, also appoint an Advisor. The Board shall prescribe such duties of the Supervisor and Advisor as it deems necessary for the supervision of Graduate Students. All appointments of Supervisors and Advisors shall be communicated by the Degree Committee to the Secretary of the Board and to the Supervisor or Advisor, and the Board shall have power to make representations to the Degree Committee about any particular appointment.

(iii) In Regulation 9 by deleting the words ‘approved by them’ from the first sentence and inserting the following after the first sentence:

The form of the examination shall be subject to approval by the Board.


  • 1See the Council’s Notice on p. 647.

  • 2See the Council’s Notice on p. 648.