MINUTES OF THE STUDENTS STAFF LIASION COMMITTEE OF THE LLM
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UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK MINUTES OF THE STUDENTS STAFF LIASION COMMITTEE OF THE LLM INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW PROGRAMME HELD IN THE FIRST FLOOR COMMON ROOM, SOCIAL STUDIES BUILDING ON THURSDAY, 26TH OF OCTOBER 2006 AT 11 AM HOURS Present Digish Rawal (Chair) Kazmi.Syed Usman Rolake Omolekulo (Secretary) Pamela Ronai Assi Bitik Mr O’Brian Kathryn McMahon Apologies Helen Riley Constitution and Welcome 1. Kathryn McMahon and Mr O’Brian Jnr welcomed all present as the Chair and the Secretary had not yet been elected. All introduced themselves in the following capacities: (During the elections for chair) Digish Rawal - Student Representative Rolake Omolekulo - Student Representative Pamela Ronai - Student Representative K.Syed Usman - Student Representative A.Bitik - Student Representative 2. Apologies Apologies were received for Helen Riley. Matters Arising 3. Position of Chair and Secretary 3.1 Kathryn McMahon advised that the post of Chair and Secretary should be elected at this meeting. 3.2 Rolake Omolekulo was elected as the secretary of the committee. Digish Rawal was elected as the Chair of the Committee through a vote taken by the Student Committee Members. 4. Discussion of Exams 4.1 It was reported that the IEL exam dates had not been set. Student Representatives stressed that the consensus is that students would prefer for the core module exam to be in January. 4.1.1 This was noted by Mr O’Brian and it was confirmed that IEL core module exam would be in January. But the Date will be confirmed in due course. 4.1.2 Mr O’Brian discussed dates of all exams. He stated that not all exams can be in January. The exams would be set so as to avoid consecutive exams. Therefore some exams would have to be in January and some would also be in December. 5. Corporate Governance 5.1 It was reported that the type of exam in Corporate Governance had not as yet been decided. 5.1.1 Mr O’Brian stated that he will confer with Dr. J Guira and the type and date of the exam will be confirmed in due course. 6. Budget Allowance 6.1 Kathryn McMahon indicated that as the Postgraduate Law Student-Staff Liaison Committee we are entitled to a budget of at least £150.00 per event from the law school to use for any events that we wish to plan for IEL students. 6.1.1 This was noted by the student representatives for reference and it was stated that a pre-meeting among the student reps would be arranged to discuss this. 7. Exam Results for 1st Semester 7.1 Rolake Omolekulo enquired about whether we will receive our first semester exam results from any exams or assessments that we undertake in December and/or January. 7.1.1 Mr O’Brian stated that exams and assessment will typically be marked between 6-8 weeks. However the marks will be given as only provisional marks and is subject to change. 8. Website 8.1 Pamela suggested that we have all information regarding the IEL course (i.e. any new announcements) set up on the postgraduate notice board on the faculty website. 8.1.1 Mr O’Brian agreed with this suggestion and stated that he will look into this as it is definitely something that needs to be done. 9. Past Exam Papers 9.1 It was indicated that past exam papers should be posted up on the faculty website. 9.1.1 Mr O’Brian stated that he will contact Jennifer Mabett and make sure the past exam papers would become available on the faculty website in due course. 10. Date of Next Meeting 10.1 Thursday 23rd November – Week 8. 10.1.1 It was agreed that if any Important matters arise before this date. This meeting will be held at an earlier date. There being no other business the meeting was called off at 14:00 Hours, by the chair proposing a vote of thanks to all present.