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 …

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, …

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 …

Update – 14 July

Strategy 2020 Following an extensive process of development and consultation, Strategy 2020 was discussed and approved by University Council at its most recent meeting. It is being shared with University staff on the Strategy 2020 website. Next steps are to move the strategy forward through the creation of an implementation plan, which will be developed …

Update – 25 June

10th anniversary event The Chinese Embassy in London hosted a reception to mark the 10th anniversary of the University of Nottingham, Ningbo China (UNNC). The event, which was hosted by His Excellency, Mr Liu Xiaoming, the Chinese Ambassador to the UK (pictured with the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir David Greenaway) was attended by more than 170 …

Update – 10 June

Strategy 2020 The latest draft of Strategy 2020 was discussed at UEB, following consideration at the Senior Managers’ Conference. The next stage will see it discussed at Strategy and Planning Committee, and then UEB away day later in June, before it goes to Council on July 1st. The strategy sets out the vision, key priorities, …