Quality and Standards Committee


Terms of Reference

  1. To assist the Teaching and Learning Board in discharging its responsibilities for the University's academic quality and standards.
  2. To oversee the application of all University regulations, policies and procedures in respect to quality and standards.
  3. To keep relevant Quality Manual policies under regular review.
  4. To consider Memoranda of Agreement for approval and renewal. 
  5. To approve all new programme specifications/revisions to existing programme specifications.
  6. To approve the withdrawal of programmes upon which students are currently registered or for which applicants hold offers.
  7. To have oversight of the process of approval of all new and amended modules.
  8. To undertake the appointment of External Examiners.
  9. To receive External Examiners' Reports and School responses for consideration.
  10. To receive Schools' annual monitoring reports for consideration.
  11. To receive reports from professional statutory and regulatory bodies with regard to accredited programmes for consideration.
  12. To make regular reports to Teaching and Learning Board on its activities and plans.


Chair: Professor Phil Shipway

For each Faculty/Campus Representative:

  Arts:  Dr Gabriele Neher, Dr Tracey Potts
  Social Sciences: Dr Sandra Frisby, Professor Howard Bennett
  Science: Professor Keith Benedict, Professor John Owers-Bradley
  Engineering: Dr Kay Bond, Dr Sergio Altomonte
  Medicine and Health Sciences: Dr Ian Duce, Professor Jo Leonardi-Bee
  Malaysia Campus: Dr Hazel Ramos, Dr Stewart McWilliam, Dr Winnie Yap Soo Ping
  Ningbo Campus: Dr Peter Morgan, Dr Dunant Halim, Dr Rosario Franco

Inter-Campus Quality Assurance Officer: Dr Jonathan Tallant

Chair of Foundation Year Committee: Dr Iain Paterson-Stephens

Education Officers of the Students' Union/Association (one per campus):

  Beth Massey (Nottingham Campus)
  Tormalli Vigilia Francis (Malaysia Campus)
  Xiaoxing (Isabel) Cheng (Ningbo Campus)

Postgraduate Students' Officer: Matt Bramley

Director of Service Development: Clare Gough

Senior Quality and Standards Administration Manager: Alison Reeves

Secretary: Georgia Thresh

(updated November 2016)

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