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No 6536

Wednesday 6 February 2019

Vol cxlix No 18

pp. 385–393



13 February, Wednesday. Lent Term divides.

23 February, Saturday. Congregation of the Regent House at 2 p.m.

24 February, Sunday. Preacher before the University at 11.15 a.m., The Revd Dr R. J. Steinke, SE, President of the Luther Seminary, St Paul, Minnesota (Hulsean Preacher).

Discussions (Tuesdays at 2 p.m.)

Congregations (Saturdays unless otherwise stated)

  5 March

23 February, at 2 p.m.

19 March

23 March, at 11 a.m.

30 March, at 11 a.m.

Discussion on 19 February 2019: Cancellation

The Vice-Chancellor gives notice that the Discussion announced for Tuesday, 19 February 2019 has been cancelled as there are no Reports ready for discussion. The next Discussion is scheduled to take place on 5 March 2019.

Congregation for the conferment of Honorary Degrees: 19 June 2019

4 February 2019

The Vice-Chancellor reminds members of the University that a Congregation will be held on Wednesday, 19 June 2019, at which the Chancellor expects to confer Honorary Degrees (see Graces 1–8, p. 392). Admission will be by ticket only and details of the arrangements and application for tickets are expected to be published in the Reporter on Thursday, 25 April 2019.

Gender pay and inclusion reports

Gender Pay Gap Report 2018

The Council and the General Board have approved the University’s Gender Pay Gap Report 2018, published in accordance with the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017. The report can be found online on the Inclusive Cambridge webpages at and the figures can also be viewed on the Government’s gender pay gap viewing service at

Equality and Diversity Information Report

The 2017–18 Equality and Diversity Information Report is also now available online at The Report provides a summary of activities and initiatives in support of the University’s Equality and Diversity Strategy and presents an overview of equality information on the University’s staff and student communities.

Consultation on student disciplinary procedure proposals: comments by 28 February 2019

Following on from the consultation in Easter Term 2018 (Reporter, 6508, 2017–18, p. 626), the Review Committee on Student Discipline has published draft provisions to implement a new student disciplinary procedure and other supporting materials for consultation within the collegiate University. Further information is available at:

Responses to the consultation are welcomed from students and staff, members of Colleges, and groups and individuals and should be sent to by Thursday, 28 February 2019.

Teaching and learning software on the UIS-managed cluster service: call for requests for 2019–20

A notice has been published on the University Information Services (UIS) website at to all those who currently use or are planning to use UIS Training Facilities or Managed Cluster Service (MCS) classrooms, including MCS computers in Departments and Colleges, to support their teaching, whether for organised courses or for other Departmental or College teaching. The notice is also addressed to those desiring to use applications generally on these computers, and covers applications for all three platforms (MCS Linux, Macintosh, and Windows).

Requests for new applications and the upgrading of existing applications must be submitted using the form found at (Raven password required). The deadline for the submission of requests is Friday, 15 March 2019.