Student Services case studies - impact measurement/quality assurance

Each of the case studies below contain strategic elements that are related to how we are enhancing impact measurement and/or quality assurance.

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Fitness to Practise User Group (Student Conduct)

Fitness to Practise User Group (Student Conduct)
Description
Termly Fitness to Practice User Group meetings to discuss and share best practices and try to encourage consistency across campus, compliance with University procedures, and equity in decision-making when dealing with fitness to practise concerns and investigations. Key strategic aims: Collaborative working, Impact measurement/quality assurance.

PGR International Student Barometer analysis (University Graduate School)

PGR International Student Barometer analysis (University Graduate School)
Description
The University Graduate School has analysed feedback from the international PGR community to evaluate satisfaction with their experience and identify areas where support could be improved. Key strategic aims: Student experience, Impact measurement/quality assurance, Supporting core University business.

PGR Supervision Meetings compliance check (University Graduate School)

PGR Supervision Meetings compliance check (University Graduate School)
Description
The Graduate School Management Board (GSMB) was tasked to review compliance with the University's regulations on formal PGR supervision meetings as part of the wider preparation for UOB's 2015-16 QAA Higher Education Review. Key strategic aims: Collaborative working, Impact measurement/quality assurance, Supporting core University business.

Plagiarism Forum (Student Conduct)

Plagiarism Forum (Student Conduct)
Description
Delivered by the Student Conduct Office, the aim of these events is to encourage discussion to share best practice and try to encourage consistency across campus in dealing with plagiarism investigations. Key strategic aims: student experience, impact measurement, quality assurance.

Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Research Methods and Skills (University Graduate School)

Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Research Methods and Skills (University Graduate School)
Description
PGCARMS was set up in 2011 by the University Graduate School in collaboration with the ESRC Doctoral Training Centre in order to improve postgraduate research training for research council-funded students, as well as provide transferable skills through accreditation. Key strategic aims: student experience, customer service, equality & diversity, collaborative working, staff development, impact measurement, quality assurance, supporting core University business.

Reasonable Adjustments Guide (Disability, Mental Health & Learning Support)

Reasonable Adjustments Guide (Disability, Mental Health & Learning Support)
Description
A joint initiative delivered by Disability, Mental Health and Learning Support, the guide was written to inform staff about their role with regards to reasonable adjustments for students. Key strategic aims: student experience, equality & diversity, collaborative working, staff development, impact measurement, quality assurance, supporting core University business.

PGR alumni case studies project (University Graduate School)

PGR alumni case studies project (University Graduate School)
Description
Developed by the University Graduate School, this personalised pilot survey was used to collect feedback from alumni in order to help evaluate the success of the researcher skills development programme and to investigate whether there are gaps in provision. Key strategic aims - student experience, impact measurement, quality assurance, supporting core University business.

Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (University Graduate School)

Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (University Graduate School)
Description
Delivered by the University Graduate School, the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) is a national survey for all postgraduate researchers. The biannual survey is an extensive sata source that allows both Student Services and Colleges to make changes that make a real difference to postgraduate researchers. Key strategic aims - student experience, impact measurement, quality assurance, supporting core University business.
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