Student Access, Participation and Outcomes Sub-Committee

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Parent Body

Learning, Teaching and Enhancement Committee

Purpose

This Sub-Committee has been established to widen student access and participation, improve student retention and progression, and achieve improved education and employment outcomes for all students. It will provide strategic leadership in identifying and implementing of programmes of work, activities, and initiatives that support student access, progression, and outcomes, and monitor and evaluate progress in these areas. Each year the committee will identify and implement a programme of work to achieve its aims which will be evaluated annually.

Terms of Reference

Meeting Arrangements

  1. Membership of the sub-committee will be reviewed annually by sub-committee
  2. Members shall receive an induction to working on the sub-committee from the Chair or Secretary before attending the first meeting
  3. The sub-committee shall have at least three meetings every academic year, which will be timetabled on an annual basis and will take account of the schedule for Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Committee (LTSEC) to ensure appropriate reporting
  4. The minutes, agendas and papers for each meeting shall be sent to members at least seven days in advance. Only exceptionally and with the agreement of the Chair will papers be tabled at meetings
  5. The quorum shall be the greater of one-third of the total membership, not counting vacant places, or three members
  6. Where appropriate, the Chair of the sub-committee will delegate responsibilities for programmes of work to committee members and establish working groups comprised of members from the committee membership and other staff and students who might usefully contribute

Authority

The Subcommittee has delegated authority from LTSEC pertaining to matters of participation and outcomes for all students; as well as a specific remit to address matters outlined in Goldsmiths’ Access and Participation Plan. 

Duties

  1. To provide a strategic framework and identify programmes of work that aim to widen student access and participation, improve student retention and progression, and achieve improved education and employment outcomes for all students
  2. To establish programmes of work to support the implementation of activities and initiatives that aim to widen student access and participation, improve student retention and progression, and achieve improved education and employment outcomes for all students
  3. To monitor and evaluate progress towards improved student access, progression, and outcomes

Members

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Chair to be appointed by LTSEC Dr Kathryn Woods, Dean of Students to 2023

Student Experience Directorate

One from each of the following:

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Student Recruitment Representative James Ringer, Director of Student Recruitment ex officio
Careers and Employability Representative Katy Gordon, Associate Director, Careers and Employability ex officio
Strategic Planning and Projects Representative David Marks, Head of Management Information and Analysis ex officio
Goldsmiths Racial Justice Board Representative Ashley Bheeroo ex officio

School Administrators

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Arts and Humanities Amanda Cater, School Administrator ex officio
Culture and Society Hugh Macnicol, School Administrator ex officio
Professional Studies, Science and Technology Wendy McDonald, School Administrator ex officio

Heads of School

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Arts and Humanities Dr Stephen Graham ex officio
Culture and Society Professor Matthew Cragoe ex officio
Professional Studies, Science and Technology Dr Anna Carlile ex officio

Academic Departments

CompositionMemberTerm
Arts and Humanities Dr Tamsin Alexander to 2023
Arts and Humanities vacancy  
Culture and Society Paul Gunn to 2023
Culture and Society vacancy  
Professional Studies, Science and Technology Dr Elizabeth Morrison to 2023
Professional Studies, Science and Technology Laura Teague to 2024

Student Representation

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SU Sabbatical Officer Niquella Simpson-West to 2022

 

Secretary

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Secretary Susie Kilburn