Council: Annual Agenda 2022-23

Here is an overview of forthcoming Council business, listing the standard and non-standard items to be covered during meetings.

Standard Items on every Agenda

  • Chair’s Report
  • Strategy Updates and Key Performance Indicators (except October)
  • Financial Update
  • Audit Committee Report (except October)
  • Capital Framework Progress Report (except October)
  • Health, Safety and Environment (except October)
  • Vice-Chancellor’s report
  • Matters for Report (except October):
    • PVC(R&I) – Research Grants and Contracts; Other issues relating to Research and Innovation
    • PVC(E&SE) – Student Recruitment; Other Issues relating to Learning, Teaching and Student Experience
  • Risk Management (except October)
  • OfS Reportable Incidents
  • Reports from Committees
  • Honorary Degrees/University Medal invitations
  • List of documents to which Common Seal has been attached

13 October 2022

Standard Items

  • Chair’s Introduction/Duties and Responsibilities of Members
  • Student Recruitment
  • National Student Survey
  • Membership of Council Committees
  • Overview of Year’s Forthcoming Business
  • Notification of Senior Academic Appointments 

23 November 2022

Standard Items

  • Financial Statements, including Statement of Corporate Governance
  • OfS Annual Assurance Return
  • Annual Report on Senior Staff Remuneration
  • Prevent Duty
  • Audit Committee – Annual Reports (Audit Committee and Internal Audit)
  • Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement
  • Note dates of Graduation Ceremonies

30 March 2023

Standard Items

  • University Budget 2023/24 and Financial Forecasts
  • Revised Capital Framework
  • Annual Health, Safety and Environment Report
  • Annual Equality and Diversity Compliance Report
  • Annual Report from the Radiation Protection Officer
  • Annual Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Compliance Report
  • Annual Report on Academic Partnerships
  • Annual Report on Philanthropy
  • Researcher Development Concordat

Non-Standard Items

  • Briefing TBA (precedes meeting)

29 June 2023

Standard Items

  • Update on the Higher Education External Environment
  • Implementing and Resourcing University Strategy
  • Approval of OfS estimated out-turn for 2022/23, University Budget 2023/24 and Financial Forecasts for the period ending 31 July 2028
  • Loughborough Students’ Union Annual Report
  • Ethical Policy Framework
  • Outcome of OfS Prevent Duty Assessment
  • Student Complaints Annual Report
  • Sustainability Annual Report

Non-Standard Items

  • Briefing TBA (precedes meeting)

 Items/themes expected during the year (exact timeline not yet determined)

  • New University Strategy 
  • Council Effectiveness Review
  • Office for Students (OfS) Regulatory Framework
  • Research Excellence Framework outcomes 
  • Tuition Fee Approvals
  • Risk Management and Appetite Review

 

Luke Vulpiani
August 2022