Series OS/71/4 - University of Strathclyde strategy statements

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GB 249 OS/71/4

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University of Strathclyde strategy statements

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  • 2007 - 2010 (Creation)

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3 lever arch files

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Name of creator

(1994 to date)

Administrative history

The Alumni Affairs and Development Office was created in 1994, replacing the Alumni Relations Office. In 2006, it changed its name to the Alumni and Development Office.

Until 2004, the Office came under the remit of the External Affairs and Development Office. After 2004, it came under the remit of the Office of Marketing and Communications.

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(1988 -)

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The Careers Advisory Service was established as a separate department in 1988, following the reorganisation of the Student Advisory Service. In 1994, it was renamed the Careers Service.

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The Centre for Academic Practice offered advice, resources, individual consultation and courses aimed at helping undergraduate and postgraduate students develop confidence and competence in managing academic workload and enhancing learning, research and communication skills. The Centre complemented the work of academic departments. In 2005, it changed its name to the Centre for Academic Practice and Learning Enhancement.

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(1999 to date)

Administrative history

In 1999, the Centre for Lifelong Learning replaced the Continuing Education Centre. Its remit was to make University education and training accessible to adults locally, regionally and nationally before, during and after their working life.

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(1993-2010)

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The Faculty of Education was established in 1993, following the merger of Jordanhill College of Education with the University of Strathclyde. In 2010, the Faculty merged with the Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences to become the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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(1982 to date)

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(2005-2010)

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The Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences was established in 2005. It replaced the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. In 2010, it merged with the Faculty of Education to become the new Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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(1990-2010)

Administrative history

The Finance Office was established in 1990. It replaced the office of Bursar. It was responsible for the day to day financial administration of the University. It was responsible, through the Secretary, for preparing annual revenue and capital budgets and other financial plans; preparing accounts and management information in respect of all financial operations; monitoring expenditure against budgets; preparing the University's financial statements; ensuring that the University maintained staisfactory financial systems; and providing professional advice on all matters relating to financial policies and procedures.

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(2007 to date)

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Human Resources was created in 2007. It replaced the Personnel Office.

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(2003 to date)

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The International and Graduate Office was established in 2003, following a restructuring of the International Office and its relationship with Registry and academic departments. The new office assumed responsibility for international undergraduate and postgraduate recruitment. It also provided support to faculties in marketing and recruitment of UK students and administered postgraduate scholarships. It continued to administer student exchange programmes, provide advice and support services for international students, facilitate links with partner institutions and organise programmes for visiting delegations.

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(2004 to date)

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The Communications Office was created in 2004. In 2010, it was renamed Media and Corporate Communications.

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(1990 to date)

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The Registry was responsible for student administration including admissions, registration, student records, examinations, graduations and room booking. The Registry was the responsibility of the Secretary.

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Safety Services aimed to support students and staff by helping to provide a safe environment. It provided advice on health and safety in the workplace, fire safety and personal safety.

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Name of creator

(1973 to date)

Administrative history

Strathclyde Business School was founded in 1973. A new building for the school was opened in 1976. In 1982, the School became one of the four faculties of the University of Strathclyde.

In 1993, Strathclyde Business School was appointed to administer and validate the Young Enterprise examination.

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(1982 to date)

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(1989 to date)

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The Schools Liaison Service was established in 1989. It was responsible for the co-ordination of all schools liaison activity. In 1992, it changed its name to the Schools and Colleges Liaison Service.

Archival history

These strategy statements were gathered together to inform the University of Strathclyde's enhancement led institutional review (ELIR) in 2010.

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Acc 1358

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Strategy statements of the faculties and the central academic services of the University of Strathclyde.

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Open

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  • English

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