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School Programmes Committee


The Academic Quality and Standards Subcommittee is a committee of Education & Student Experience Committee and has delegated responsibility to oversee the provision of all education delivered under the name of the University of Southampton. The School Programmes Committee was implemented to support the Academic Quality and Standards Subcommittee in carrying out its delegated responsibilities.


Responsibilities and activity

Reporting arrangements

The School Programmes Committee reports to the Academic Quality and Standards Subcommittee.

It also reports to the Faculty Education & Student Experience Subcommittee and Faculty Graduate School Subcommittee on issues related to the student experience.

The School Programmes Committee may set up and disband from time to time such advisory/working groups as it decides are required to execute its business.

The Chair may co-opt additional members as necessary (including to act as chairs of advisory/working groups).

Members who are unable to attend may send a substitute with permission of the Chair.

Quorum and frequency


The School Programmes Committee will be quorate with one third of membership plus one in attendance.

Frequency of meetings

The School Programmes Committee will meet at least three times per year.


Secretariat support is provided by the Curriculum & Quality Assurance Team.

Terms of Reference review

Date of last review:....... June 2023

Date of next review:...... September 2024

Standard Agenda - School Programmes Committee

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