Series OS/48 - University of Strathclyde undergraduate handbooks

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GB 249 OS/48

Title

University of Strathclyde undergraduate handbooks

Date(s)

  • 1964-2009 (Creation)

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Name of creator

(1964-1973)

Administrative history

The academic registrar was responsible for academic development planning, staff establishment and all student administration including admissions, registration, examinations, student records and statistics.

The post was discontinued in 1973 due to the growth of the University and the appointment of the then post holder to the post of registrar. The duties of the academic registrar became the responsibility of the registrar.

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(1964-1990)

Administrative history

The Registrar was appointed by the Court. He was responsible, under the direction of the Principal, for the administration of the University. He was also responsible for providing secretarial services for the Convocation, the Court, the Senate and the Academic Congress. In 1973, the registrar assumed responsibility for academic development planning, staff establishment and all student administration including admissions, registration, examinations, records and statistics, all of which had formerly been the responsibility of the academic registrar.

In 1990, following the retirement of the Registrar, the University's administrative structure was reviewed and the office of Registrar was replaced by the office of Secretary.

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(1990 to date)

Administrative history

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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The undergraduate handbooks were published annually and distributed to all students before or during registration. Each School of Study or Faculty produced its own handbook. There were also separate handbooks for certain degrees.

The handbooks contain relevant degree regulations and syllabuses, timetables, notes on library facilities and various items of departmental information.

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Accruals

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The handbooks are grouped together by year.

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Open

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  • English

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