UNIVERSITY COURT - 28 OCTOBER 2013


A meeting of the University Court will be held at 2.00pm on Monday 28 October 2013.

Dr Christine Milburn
Policy Officer (Corporate Governance)
Policy, Governance & Legal Affairs

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AGENDA

1. APOLOGIES
2. WIDER IMPACT
(1) Wider Impact Strategy Paper A
(2) Wider Impact: Performance Indicators Paper B
3. MINUTES
Minutes of the meeting on 10 June and 6 September 2013. Paper C
4. MATTERS ARISING
(1) Mission Group Alignment
The Principal will provide an update on discussions.
5. CHAIRMAN'S REPORT Paper D

PART A - MATTERS ON WHICH DISCUSSION IS EXPECTED
6. PRINCIPAL'S REPORT Paper E
6a. STRATEGIC GUIDANCE FROM THE CABINET SECRETARY TO THE SFC
A copy of the letter of Strategic Guidance for the academic year 2014/15 from the Cabinet Secretary to the Scottish Funding Council, along with a summary provided by Universities Scotland. Paper F1
7. FINANCE & POLICY COMMITTEE
Reports of the Committee's meetings on 19 August 2013 and 30 September 2013. Recommendations relating to the Remuneration Committee Budget and approach for 2013/14 are contained within the August report. Paper F
8. AUDIT COMMITTEE
Report of the Committee's meeting on 17 September 2013 Paper G
9. HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE
Report of the Committee's meeting on 24 September 2013. Paper H
10. COURT RETREAT
To discuss feedback from the Retreat on 6 September 2013 and arrangements for the Court Retreat on 12 September 2014. Paper I
11. UNIVERSITY STRATEGY TO 2017: KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS Paper J
12. NATIONAL STUDENT SURVEY RESULTS Paper K
13. FARR INSTITUTE Paper L

PART B -OTHER MATTERS FOR REPORT OR APPROVAL
14. COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE SENATUS ACADEMICUS
Report enclosed of the meetings of the Senate on 25 September and 9 October 2013. Paper M
15. WELFARE AND ETHICAL USE OF ANIMALS COMMITTEE
Reports of the Committee's meetings on 17 April and 24 July 2013. Paper N
16. ANNUAL INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT TO THE SCOTTISH FUNDING COUNCIL ON QUALITY
Copy of statement submitted to the Funding Council Paper O
17. STAFF
(1) Professorial and Other Grade 10 Appointments Paper P
(2) Statute 16 - Grievance Procedures
To hear an update from the University Secretary as to new and on-going matters.
18. ANY OTHER BUSINESS

PART C - Reserved Business
19. MINUTE OF THE COURT MEETING, 6 SEPTEMBER 2013 - MINUTE 109
The University asserts that this Information is exempt from public disclosure and claims the exemption in S.30 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
20. MINUTE OF THE COURT MEETING, 10 JUNE 2013 - MINUTE 107
The University asserts that this Information is exempt from public disclosure and claims the exemptions in S.30 and S.33 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.