University Executive Board minutes - 23 November 2021



23 November 2021


Professor K Lamberts (KL) (in the Chair), Professor J Derrick (JD), Professor S Fitzmaurice (SF), Professor S Hartley (SH), J Jones (JJ), Professor J Litster (JL), Professor C Newman (CN), Professor D Petley (DNP) (Except Item 3),     R Sykes (RS), Professor G Valentine (GV), Professor M Vincent (MV), Professor C Watkins (CW)

In attendance:

Dr T Strike (TS), T Wray (TW), I Wright (IW), A Hogben (AH) (Item 3)




Dr E Smith (ES)

  1. Report of the UEB Strategic Advisory Group – Student Recruitment and Population

    • ​​​​​​​(Meeting held on 4 November)

    • UEB considered and approved the report, including the following:

      • The 2022/23 student number target changes, noting their expected financial implications.
      • The fee inflation assumptions made in the related paper.
      • The proposed Terms of Reference and Membership of the Task and Finish Group.
    • During discussion, it was agreed that the formation of the Task and Finish Group would be reported in the communications in the Staff Update following the present meeting of UEB.
  2. Closed Minute and Paper

  3. Closed Minute and Paper

  4. Round Table

    • Overseas Students: MV confirmed that communications were being prepared for students who had studied on a remote basis. An update would be provided at the next meeting of UEB-HoDs.
    • Students’ Union: RS reported that Jacki Booth had confirmed that she would retire as Chief Executive of the Students’ Union at the end of March 2022. Preparations to appoint a successor would begin in the new year.
    • Sheffield City Region: DNP updated UEB on the announcement of the candidates to replace Dan Jarvis MP as the South Yorkshire Mayor.

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