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HOW THE UNIVERSITY WORKS
 
The Senate is responsible for regula-ting and directing the academic work of the University and is regarded as the supreme academic authority of the University.
  The Senate

The Senate is responsible for regulating and directing the academic work of the University and is regarded as the supreme academic authority of the University.

The functions of the Senate are as follows:

To direct and regulate all instruction and teaching of the University, both internal and extra-mural and the examinations held by the University, subject to the powers of the Council as previously defined.

To promote research within the University and to require reports from time to time on such research.

To appoint members to the Joint Comm-ittees.

To appoint and elect members of the Senate to be members of the Council.

To nominate or recommend as the case may be to the Council persons for appointment as Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Pro-Vice-Chancellors and University Libr-arian.

To institute Honorary Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and other academic awards.

To regulate schemes of study and examinations leading to such degrees and other awards of the University.

To grant Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates and other academic awards to persons who shall have pursued a scheme of study or research approved by the Senate in a manner satisfactory to the Senate and shall have passed the examinations of the University or otherwise satisfied the examiners.

 


To grant Degrees to members of the Academic and other Staff of the Univ-ersity.
After consideration of the report of a Joint Committee of the Council and the Senate, to grant Honorary Degrees.

To confer the title of Professor Emeritus or Honorary Professor, Reader or Lecturer, or other such title.
On what the Senate deems to be good reasons in the exercise of its absolute discretion to recommend to the Council the names of persons who, in the opinion of the Senate, should be deprived of any Degrees, distinctions or titles, Diplomas or Certificates, conferred on or granted to them by the University, and from whom all privileges connected therewith should be withdrawn.

To prescribe conditions under which persons should be admitted to the University and to any particular scheme of study or research therein; and to determine by Regulations or otherwise, the conditions under which Students shall be permitted to continue their studies in the University.
Generally to exercise all such functions as are or may be conferred on the Senate by the Charter, these Statutes or the Ordinances.

To establish Joint Committees of the Senate and representatives of the Students' Union and to prescribe the method of appointment of such representatives and the functions of such Committees.

               
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