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Council Regulations 15 of 2002

Made by Council on 26 June 2002

Other Committees

Part 33: Joint Subcommittee of the Education Committee with Student Members

Amended on 22 September 2005, 20 January 2011, 27 October 2011, 19 January 2012, 24 November 2017 (Gazette, Vol.148, p.129, 9 November 2017) and 28 November 2017 (Gazette, Vol. 148, p.156, 30 November 2017).

Renumbered on 28 July 2011 and 13 October 2011

33.1. The Joint Subcommittee with Student Members shall be a subcommittee of the Education Committee.

33.2. The Joint Subcommittee with Student Members shall consist of:

(1) a chair (who shall be the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) or a member of Education Committee appointed by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor);

(2) one of the Proctors or the Assessor as may be agreed between them;

(3)-(5) three members of Congregation appointed by Education Committee, of whom at least one shall be a member of Education Committee;

(6), (7) two members appointed by the Conference of Colleges;

(8) the President of the Oxford University Student Union;

(9), (10) two of the other Oxford University Student Union sabbatical trustees as may be agreed between them;

(11)-(13) three student members appointed by the Council of the Oxford University Student Union, at least one of whom shall be a student member who is a graduate.

33.3. With the approval of the Education Committee on each occasion, the subcommittee may co-opt up to two additional senior members who shall hold office for three years and shall be eligible to serve for a total period of six years.

33.4. The subcommittee shall receive on behalf of Council (through its Education Committee) all reports, budget estimates, constitutional amendments, and other business under Part A of Statute XIII and shall make recommendations to Council, save that only those members appointed under regulation 33.2 (1)-(7) and 33.3 above may vote on business under Part A of Statute XIII.

33.5. The subcommittee shall receive all proposed variations to the terms of the University's annual grant to the Oxford University Student Union and make recommendations to the Budget Subcommittee.

33.6. The subcommittee shall consider and advise Council through its Education Committee on any University matter which affects student members other than matters which fall within the scope of the joint committees of any of the University bodies set up under Statute VII or of the Curators of the University Libraries, or of the Rules Committee.

33.7. The subcommittee shall have power to consider matters which fall within the terms of reference of any joint committee other than those specified in regulation 33.6 above or of any committee which contains representatives of student members, but only if they have first been considered by that committee.

33.8. Parts 2.6 and 2.7 of Council Regulations 14 of 2002 apply to this subcommittee except that the quorum is one third plus one of those members eligible to vote upon the business of the committee (rounded to the nearest integer).