KBS Assistant Dean Academic Affairs Announcements
16 November 2020
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME REVIEW COMMITTEE MEETING AND DEADLINE SCHEDULE AY 2020/21
Minor Change Deadline COB APRC Agenda Deadline @ 12h00 APRC Meeting @ 10h00 Reports to Academic Council @ 14h00
Tue, 08 September 2020 Wed, 16 September 2020 Thur, 24 September 2020 Wed, 09 December 2020
Tue, 06 October 2020 Wed, 14 October 2020 Thur, 22 October 2020 Wed, 09 December 2020
Tue, 03 November 2020 Wed, 11 November 2020 Thur, 19 November 2020 Wed, 09 December 2021
Tue, 01 December 2020 Wed, 09 December 2020+ Thur, 17 December 2020 Wed, 20 January 2021
Tue, 15 December 2020 Wed, 06 January 2021 Thur, 14 January 2020 Wed, 03 March 2021
Tue, 26 January 2021 Wed, 03 February 2021 Thur, 11 February 2021 (compliance)* Wed, 03 March 2021
Tue, 23 February 2021 Wed, 03 March 2021 Thur, 11 March 2021 Wed, 19 May 2021
Fri, 26 March 2021 Wed, 07 April 2021+ Thur, 15 April 2021 Wed, 19 May 2021
Tue, 27 April 2021 Wed, 05 May 2021 Thur, 13 May 2021 (compliance)** Wed, 16 June 2021
+ APRC Agenda deadline extension to 16h00 only for applications being considered by Executive Committee that morning.
* Autumn scheduling/systems compliance
** Spring scheduling/systems compliance
11 November 2020
The next window for the MGE will be open for 17th/ 18th November to enter any remaining thesis grades. If you have outstanding dissertation grades and in particular dissertation grading sheets, please send them to the KBS Postgraduate Office, cc’ing the appropriate Course Director at your earliest convenience.
The KBS Examboard is scheduled for 9am – 11am Tuesday 1st December 2020 (MSTeams invitation to follow). The ADAA with faculty must confirm the students’ awards on KBS Examboard live excel file and return it to Records by 11am on Wednesday 2nd December.
To support the entry of awards, please find attached the KBS policy on the use of the UL discretionary bands. Also please note the difference between “Not Present” and “Defer”:
Difference between ‘Not Present’ and ‘Defer’
Defer is when the student is 'at fault', hasn't presented for, or failed modules - for example, F grade.
Students who are deferred as a result of non-completion of their dissertations are not capped. They are asked to link in to repeat and link-ins are not capped - the penalty is the payment of the fee and the delay in graduation.
Not Present is when there is an 'I' grade or the student has been given an extension, the student is NOT at fault, and is not capped. The difference between the two affects the fees students pay to resubmit.
Finally, the University Examboard is due to take place on Thursday 3rd December 2020 and other key dates are as follows:
• Prospective grade reports & Electronic Broadsheet issued 23rd November
• Grade change deadline 25th November 1pm
• KBS Examboard excel file doc issued 26th November
• KBS Examboard 1st December 9am
• KBS Examboard excel file doc returned 2nd December 11am
• University Examboard 3rd December
• Results released after Academic Council 9th December