Our role is to work with the Head of Division, Associate Head (Education) and Associate Head (Researcher Development), Divisional Committees and faculties to support undergraduate and graduate studies. Our remit includes quality assurance related to undergraduate and graduate courses. Specific responsibilities and areas where we provide support include:
Administration of on-course graduate students (PGTs and PGRs)
Includes liaising with faculties to ensure that they are aware of and adhere to Divisional and University procedures
Data and analysis
Providing data to faculties and Divisional committees to assist with planning
Analysing data to identify trends, opportunities and risks. Examples of data include student intake targets, admissions data (including actual intake compared to targets); examination results; student surveys
Health and Safety
Working with Divisional Health and Safety Officer to support staff and students undertaking overseas travel and fieldwork
Acting as a channel of communication between faculties/Division and the central University Education Committee, and its sub-committees.
Establish Subject Group in Classics with the aim of exploring how faculties and colleges can work together in addressing common challenges, e.g. around Joint Schools etc. The Subject Groups are normally small groups with faculty and Conference of Colleges representatives; typically Faculty Board Chair, DGS and DUS plus two college representatives
Implementation of recommendations of Joint Humanities and Senior Tutors’ Conference Workload Working Group, starting with piloting in MT2016.
Servicing Faculty Reviews (i.e. joint reviews by the Humanities Division and the University’s Education Committee): Ruskin (HT2018); Music (TT2018)
Undertake Interim Reviews – follow-up sessions involving meetings with Faculty Board Chairs (and DGS/DUS, HAFs) to discuss progress made by faculties in addressing recommendations made by review committees; interim reviews take place 3 years after the original joint review
Processing examination regulation changes
Supporting processes relating to major course changes and the introduction of new courses