The Collaborative Provision Committee (CPC) provides assurance that the academic arrangements between the University and its collaborative partners protect the standard of the Bath Spa University award and the quality of the learning opportunities of students.
- Senior Academic nominated by the Vice-Chancellor (Chair)
- Six members with experience of collaborative activities, nominated by the Chair and approved by the Academic Board, as far as possible representatives of the range of the University's disciplines
- One external member with experience of collaborative activities, nominated by the Chair and approved by Academic Board
- One student nominated by the President of the Students' Union
Representation on the Committee is reviewed at regular intervals to ensure the membership remains relevant and appropriate.
The Director of International Marketing will be in attendance.
Academic Services will service the Committee.
Where a member of the Committee has a personal or academic stake in a partnership under discussion, the member will not take part in voting.
Terms of Reference
- Within guidelines on the management of collaborative provision (the 'Guidelines') approved by Academic Board:
- To determine the specific arrangements for academic approval of programmes delivered in collaboration with partners.
- To determine the specific arrangements for academic review of programmes delivered in collaboration with partners.
- To receive routine monitoring reports on the operation of BSU awards delivered in collaboration with partners.
- To make recommendations to the Vice Chancellor on the strategy for and management of collaborative partnerships, including the management of partnerships from which the University has determined to withdraw.
- To make recommendations to Academic Board on the amendment of Guidelines for the Management of Collaborative Provision.
The Committee meets at least four times annually.