UG Learning & Teaching Committee


Convener: Dean of Learning & Teaching

Clerk: College Undergraduate Administrative Officer

Membership: Dean of Graduate Studies, one representative from each School/Programme Learning and Teaching Committee within the College (& one alternate to be appointed if possible); Chief Advisers of Studies; College Quality Enhancement & Assurance Officer; College Student Services Lead; College SRC Convener or alternate; a minimum of 5 SRC School student representatives, one each from the Adam Smith Business School, the School of Education, the School of Social and Environmental Sustainability, the School of Law and the School of Social & Political Sciences;.

The following by invitation or by indication that they wish to attend: College Business Development Officer; College Employability Officer; College International Student Learning Officer; College Learning Innovation Officer; College Student Mobility Convenor; College Counselling Psychologist; College Effective Learning Adviser; LEADS Representative; Recruitment/Admissions Representative.

Remit: To discuss, advise and make recommendations to College on all matters relating to learning and teaching across the College, including educational policy, strategy and resource issues in relation to the development and enhancement of Learning and Teaching activities for undergraduate students.

Specifically to:

  • Promote innovation in learning and teaching within the College and, in particular, to consider reports of LTDF funded projects with the College.
  • Approve and implement the College Learning and Teaching Plan; to be undertaken in conjunction with other Learning & Teaching Committees.
  • Review, develop and progress the implementation of Learning and Teaching strategies and action plans, e.g. employability, retention, internationalisation.
  • Collect and consider responses to consultations and coordinate the implementation of recommendations from Education Policy and Strategy Committee (EdPSC), Academic Standards Committee (ASC), Learning and Teaching Committee (LTC) and the Research Planning & Strategy Committee.
  • Receive reports and review and disseminate best practice in relation to student advising, student progress, student transfers, student study off-campus and appeals and complaints from undergraduate students.
  • Promote the development of new courses and programmes within the College, in particular those which are multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary, and to consider and make recommendations to College in relation to proposals for new taught degree programmes within the College.
  • Receive periodic reports from the College Quality Enhancement & Assurance Officer, and other College office bearers as appropriate.


The Committee reports to the College Management Group for resource issues; otherwise it reports to College Council.