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No 6396

Wednesday 23 September 2015

Vol cxlvi No 1

pp. 1–17



1 October, Thursday. Michaelmas Term begins. Congregation of the Regent House at 9.30 a.m. (Vice-Chancellor’s address, and election and admission of the Proctors).

6 October, Tuesday. Full Term begins.

13 October, Tuesday. Discussion at 2 p.m. in the Senate-House (see below).

18 October, Sunday. Preacher before the University at 11.15 a.m., The Reverend J. S. Begbie, W, Thomas A. Langford Research Professor at Duke University.

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

Discussions (at 2 p.m.)


13 October

1 October, Thursday at 9.30 a.m.

27 October

24 October, Saturday at 11 a.m.

10 November

28 November, Saturday at 2 p.m.

24 November

8 December

Notice of a Discussion on Tuesday, 13 October 2015

The Vice-Chancellor invites those qualified under the regulations for Discussions (Statutes and Ordinances, 2014, p. 111) to attend a Discussion in the Senate-House, on Tuesday, 13 October 2015, at 2 p.m. for the discussion of:

1. Report of the General Board, dated 8 July 2015, on the establishment of certain Professorships (Reporter, 6394, 2014–15, p. 762).

2. Report of the General Board, dated 10 July 2015, on examination arrangements for the degree of Master of Philosophy (Reporter, 6394, 2014–15, p. 762).

3. Twentieth Report of the Board of Scrutiny, dated 23 June 2015 (Reporter, 6394, 2014–15, p. 770).

Preacher at Mere’s Commemoration in 2016

The Vice-Chancellor gives notice that he has appointed The Very Reverend Professor Iain Torrance, TD, FRSE, Dean of the Chapel Royal in Scotland and Dean of the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle, Pro-Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen and sometime Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, as Preacher at the Commemoration of John Mere to be held in St Benedict’s Church, at 11.45 a.m., on Tuesday, 19 April 2016.

Nomination of the Proctors and Deputy Proctors for 2015–16

The Vice-Chancellor gives notice that in accordance with Special Ordinance C (iii) 4 concerning the Proctors and for reasons the Council deems sufficient, Gonville and Caius College has nominated Richard Keith Taplin to serve as a Proctor in 2015–16, in place of Andrew Graham Bell.1

David John Goode and Richard Keith Taplin, being nominated by Wolfson College and Gonville and Caius College respectively under Statute C IV and Special Ordinance C (iii) 3 and 4, have nominated David Anthony Woodman, of Robinson College, and Hugh David Shilson-Thomas, of Selwyn College, to serve as Deputy Proctors in 2015–16.


  • 1Dr Bell is leaving to take up a senior College appointment in Oxford.

Annual Reports

The following Annual Report has been received by the General Board during the Easter Term 2015, and is available on the website indicated:

Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, Annual Report, 2014

Examination results statistics

The examination results statistics publication for 2015 is now available on the Student Statistics Office website at