Dates and Timetable for Preparation of Papers, Session 2023-24

*Papers/Reports to Academic Policy & Governance bySenate Business CommitteeAgenda Despatched to Senate

Meeting of Senate (all at 2pm)

13 September 2023 25 September 2023 28 September 2023 Thursday 5 October 2023 (on campus)
13 November 2023 23 November 2023 5 December 2023 Tuesday 12 December 2023
5 January 2024 15 January 2024 25 January 2024 Thursday 1 February 2024
13 March 2024 25 March 2024 2 April 2024 Tuesday 9 April 2024
8 May 2024 20 May 2024 30 May 2024 Thursday 6 June 2024 (on campus)

* Please notify Janet Fleming ( of any agenda items by this date.

Templates are available for cover sheets. Please contact Janet ( and she will send you them.

Papers or reports for Senate should be submitted as follows:

  • with a title that reflects the content of the paper or report;
  • with a Cover Sheet, which should specify what Senate is to do with the paper (i.e. to consider, approve, note, discuss or comment) and if there are any resource implications.
  • in electronic form;
  • documents should include the name of the author, the date of issue and page numbers.

Status of Information

In the light of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act, authors of papers should also indicate on the Cover Sheet if they wish the paper to be reserved to committee members only and must provide details of the relevant exemption that should be applied. The Convener will then judge if this is necessary.