To agree the public minutes of the meeting held on 7 November 2014.
The public minutes of the meeting held on 7 November 2015 were considered and approved as a correct record.
Post TDAP Amendments to the School’s Governance Arrangements (page 1) – The Academic Registrar reminded the Committee that various proposals regarding amendments to the School’s Governance Arrangements were put to the City of London Corporation but that the majority of these were rejected. Members were reminded that the Academic Board proposal had been approved and implemented.
In response to questions, the Academic Registrar reported that the School were still awaiting formal notification from Privy Council regarding its revised Instrument and Articles of Government. It was anticipated that an application for Research Degree Awarding Powers would be made in 2020.
The Principal went on to report that the School had been successful in its recruitment for Doctorates to date.
The Principal went on to highlight that the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement on 25 November would be extremely significant for the School and for the sector as a whole. He stated that never before had there been greater uncertainty on the future of Higher Education and Higher Education funding than at present.