Update – 12 March

Framework for capital project proposals UEB agreed a new framework for consideration of capital projects between £250,000 and £2m. This will be an annual process, managed through the Space Strategy Board, timed to align with the University Strategic Framework process and annual budgeting activity. Proposals will be required to demonstrate fit to Global Strategy 2020 …

Global Strategy 2020 – beginning implementation

There is a lot of activity relating to Global Strategy 2020 across the University at the moment turning the vision, goals and actions we set out last year into implementation plans. Many colleagues are thinking about how we are working across the University and the initiatives we need to introduce to achieve our ambitions over …

Update – 11 February

Recruitment of Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellors The University is recruiting five Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellors. These new roles arise from the University’s Global Strategy 2020, which sets a bold and challenging agenda for the next five years and beyond. Central to the delivery of this strategy is a new leadership structure for the University’s academic activity in the UK, …

Strategy 2020 update – December 2014

No institution can afford to stand still. Even a university like Nottingham, with all its strengths, has to keep evolving to ensure it remains the kind of place where students want to study and staff want to work. That’s why we’ve been working hard over the last year to develop Global Strategy 2020. We do …

Update – 8 December

Project Transform Andrew Kemp has been appointed as the new Programme Director of Project Transform. He will start in post on 5 January 2015. The Project Transform team are now focusing on the launch of two key activities, Enquiries Light and Full Admissions in May/June and September 2015 respectively, and conducting town hall visits to …

Update – 4 November

IS Renew Programme Mary Visser, Chief Information Officer, and Andrew Unitt, Chief Financial Officer, presented a paper to UEB on the Information Services Renew programme. The paper included an update on phase 1 of the programme, which has seen new structures and governance procedures put in place to provide comprehensive support for staff and students …

Update – 3 October

Strategy 2020 Professor Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, gave an update to UEB on the development of plans for the implementation of Strategy 2020. Professor Cox outlined the principles of the approach, activity so far, and governance. The approach taken would be integrated and portfolio driven, with clarity around the interdependencies. Further work and discussion is …

Update – 12 September

PGT Review Members of UEB approved a review of Postgraduate Taught (PGT) provision following a presentation by Professor Saul Tendler, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, and Professor Jerry Roberts, Assistant PVC for Research. The PGT Review will include consideration of the recent PG Teaching Excellence Survey (PTES) results. It will focus on course delivery, financial aspects of …

Update – 15 August

Curriculum 2020 Professor Alan Ford, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Teaching and Learning, on behalf of the Curriculum 2020 Committee, presented a paper, ‘Streamlining the Curriculum’. UEB approved three proposals relating to the minimum viable size of modules and programmes, and noted the ongoing work of the Academic Progression and Award Regulations Working Group, chaired by Professor Phil …

Project Transform update – July 2014

Excellent progress is being made in Project Transform: all deliverables due for completion by 31/7/2014 have been met and the project is well within budget. Focusing on student experience, Project Transform will make a positive change to the ways of working in the university. The People-Process-Technology approach ensures that a new system is procured and …