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Faculty of Law and Social Sciences

Information for staff

INFORMATION SOURCES 

General Information

Faculty staff handbook (gives guidance on a broad range of procedures and problems)
Virtual Faculty Office Academic Support (under ‘My Organisations’, you’ll need to log-in)
Estates requests (you’ll need to log-in)
Timetable
Web room booking
Term dates

Group email addresses

Class cancellation - classcancellation-lss@soas.ac.uk
Faculty Learning and Teaching Committee - fltc-lss@soas.ac.uk
LSS PhD Conference Funding - LSSPhDConferenceFund@soas.ac.uk

Student support: 

Role of personal advisers
Personal adviser case studies
FAQs for personal advisers
Information for staff on Student Services
Academic Development Directorate (LTU)
Information for staff on postgraduate research student issues
Student mailing lists

Learning and Teaching

Columbus (registers and student records; you'll need to log-in)
Assessment guidelines – PG and UG
Regulation handbooks 
Quality Assurance Handbook
Programme proposal forms part one and part two
Course proposal forms - postgraduate and undergraduate with guidance (undergraduate  or postgraduate)
Course amendment form
Programme specifications - postgraduate (with guidance) and undergraduate (with guidance)
Guidelines for writing learning outcomes

Research 

Research Office
Research ethics procedure
EPrints publications database
SOAS REF pages
HEFCE REF pages

HR and finance

HR information for staff
Reporting sickness (you'll need to log-in)
Leave forms (paid and unpaid leave)
FAQs on Payroll and Pensions
FAQs on recruitment
FAQs on fractional staffing (part-time teaching-only staff)
HR policies
Staff Development introduction pages for new staff
Staff Development
Finance forms
Hospitality policy
Travel and subsistence policy

Committees 

LSS Faculty Board
LSS Faculty Learning and Teaching Committee
LSS Faculty Research Committee
Executive Board
Governing Body
Academic Board
Learning and Teaching Quality Committee
Research and Enterprise Committee