Senate Disciplinary Committee

Remit

The Senate Disciplinary Committee is responsible for considering and disposing of any allegation made against a student which constitutes a major offence, as defined in the Code of Student Conduct.  

Composition

The composition of the Senate Disciplinary Committee for the purposes of a Hearing shall be:-

  • The Chair and/or Vice Chair;
  • Two members of academic staff drawn from the pool of eleven;
  • The President of the Students; Associaiton or his or her nominee, to be drawn from a pool of suitably trained and approved student representatives;
  • One other student representative, to be drawn from a pool of suitably trained and approved student representatives.

A quorum is 4 members, of whom at least two must be members of academic staff (one of whom must be the Chair, or Vice Chair or the Chair's nominee) and at least one must be the President of the Students' Association or a student representative drawn from a pool of suitably trained and approved student representatives.

No member of the Senate Disciplinary Committee directly involved in the events giving rise to disciplinary action being brought shall be a member of the Committee hearing that case.

The Department of Governance will be responsible for the administration of all hearings before the Senate Disciplinary Committee.  The Assistant Head of Governance, or nominee, will act as clerk to the Committee.

For further information on the Senate Disciplinary Committee please email in the first instance.