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No 6527

Wednesday 21 November 2018

Vol cxlix No 9

pp. 121–127



24 November, Saturday. Congregation of the Regent House at 2 p.m. (see p. 125).

29 November, Thursday. End of third quarter of Michaelmas Term.

30 November, Friday. Full Term ends.

12 December, Wednesday. Last ordinary issue of the Reporter in Michaelmas Term.

19 December, Wednesday. Michaelmas Term ends.

25 December, Tuesday. Christmas Day. Scarlet Day.

Discussion on 4 December 2018: Cancellation

The Vice-Chancellor gives notice that the Discussion announced for Tuesday, 4 December 2018 will not take place as there are no Reports ready for discussion. The next Discussion is scheduled to take place on 22 January 2019.

Election of a member of the Council’s Finance Committee in class (b)

21 November 2018

Further to the Notice dated 6 November 2018 (Reporter, 6525, 2018–19, p. 106), the Head of the Registrary’s Office has received the following nomination for the Council’s Finance Committee, for election in class (b) by the Representatives of the Colleges:

Mr Steven Morris, M, nominated by Dr T. K. Carne, K, and Mr P. C. Warren, CL

No other candidates having been nominated, Mr Morris is duly elected to serve as a member of the Finance Committee with immediate effect until 31 December 2019.

Universities Superannuation Scheme: University’s response to the Joint Expert Panel Report

Further to the Council’s Notice dated 16 July 2018 (Reporter, 6515, 2017–18, p. 819), the Joint Expert Panel (JEP) report published in September 2018 (and available at: made a number of recommendations for resolving the disputed 2017 valuation of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS). In order to resolve the dispute and complete the valuation, however, these recommendations must be found acceptable by employers (represented by UUK), by scheme members (represented by UCU), and by the USS Trustee and the Pensions Regulator. UUK wrote to employers asking for their views on the JEP’s recommendations. The University of Cambridge has now published the response that it sent to UUK, which is available at Further information about UUK’s analysis of responses to the JEP consultation is available at:

Universities Superannuation Scheme: Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2018

USS Ltd has published its Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2018 and these are available on the USS website at Further information is also available in the Members’ Annual Report, which is available at