Within this section, staff and students should refer to the Expectation(s) given below taken from the UK Quality Code. For additional guidance, reference should be given to the Indicators within the stated Chapter(s) of the UK Quality Code.
‘Higher education providers take deliberate steps to engage all students, individually and collectively, as partners in the assurance and enhancement of their educational experience’.
To ensure effective student representation and consultation, the Student Staff Consultative Forum (SSCF) convenes once a term to formally consider and action college-wide issues. It also provides a forum through which we can fully consult and engage with students with regards to the development of key strategic and management initiatives. Our Senior Management and Leadership Team (SMLT) and Quality Assurance and Enhancement Committee (QAEC) can refer items to the SSCF if they determine that college-wide student consultation and engagement is required prior to exercising their decision-making powers. The minutes of the SSCF are formally considered and actioned by the SMLT and QAEC. It is anticipated that some issues raised within the SSCF will be actioned and resolved without the need for formal consideration and action by a committee.
The SSCF is responsible for providing a forum through which we consult and engage with students with regards to, inter alia:
The SSCF minutes are received by: