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SOAS Standing Orders: Annex V: Student Experience Committee

Annex V Student Experience Committee

Student Experience Committee is a sub-committee of Academic Development Committee.  It is required to report to Academic Development Committee on a regular basis. It also has a responsibility to liaise with other committees and to keep them informed as necessary.

(i) The membership of the Student Experience Committee will comprise
Chair:
A Dean
Ex-officio Members:
Director of Academic Development
Director of Estates & Facilities
Director of Library & Information Services
Director of Student & Registry Services
Students' Union General Manager
Other Members:
1 member of academic staff nominated by each Faculty
2 members of professional services/support staff nominated by the Registrar & Secretary
2 full members of the Students' Union nominated by the Students' Union Executive Committee

(ii) The Registrar & Secretary will nominate a Secretary.  The Committee will normally hold three ordinary meetings per annum.

(iii) Student Experience Committee will have the following terms of reference.

(a)  To consider strategic planning and policy development matters relating to student support, retention, library, computing and other student services, student employability and the student experience as a whole, and to make recommendations to Academic Development Committee and other committees as appropriate;

(b)  To oversee the development of Student Administration & Support Strategy in the context of the School’s Vision and Strategy for the Centennial and the School’s other sub-strategies;

(c) To monitor the overall delivery of the Student Administration & Support Strategy;

(d)  To review the Student Administration & Support Strategy on an annual basis and recommend changes as appropriate;

(e)  To ensure that the Student Administration & Support Strategy contains Performance Indicators and targets and to periodically monitor their delivery;

(f)  To make periodic reports to Academic Development Committee regarding the delivery or otherwise of the PIs and targets set in the Student Administration & Support Strategy.

(g) To make an annual report to Academic Development Committee regarding the overall delivery of the Student Administration & Support Strategy;

(h) To monitor and consider, in general terms, issues arising from students grievance and disciplinary matters which are of concern to the student experience overall.