University of Bradford Timetabling Policy 2

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University of Bradford Timetabling Policy

University of Bradford Timetabling Policy 2

3. Operational Issues

a. All Faculties will nominate one principal timetabling contact and at least one secondary timetabling contact.

b. Faculty Timetablers and the Timetabling and Attendance Office will ensure that within standard programmes, compulsory activities do not clash.

c. Effort will be made to ensure that optional activities do not clash, however this may be unavoidable.

d. Space requests for non-standard Programmes and modules (residential teaching, Summer Schools, etc), and recruitment activities (Open Days, Applicant Visit Days) must be made at the same time as for standard programmes.

e. The deadlines for requesting General Teaching Accommodation will be communicated on an annual basis by the Academic Registrar’s office.

f. Where possible, set-up and take-down of large activities will take place outside teaching hours, to reduce the impact on teaching space availability.

g. All learning and teaching activities will be recorded in Syllabus Plus.

h. The Timetabling and Attendance Office will publish timetabling deadlines for room allocation for the following academic session, including key dates for Faculty timetablers and academic staff.

i. Returning students will select optional modules for the following academic year before May 31st.

j. Where possible, elective modules will be scheduled for an agreed half-day session in the week.

k. Reasonable adjustments to the timetable will be made to accommodate students and staff members with a disability.

l. Deans and Faculty Administrators are responsible for ensuring that their Faculty complies with this policy and that Timetablers are made aware of any changes to student numbers or recruitment targets.

University of Bradford Timetabling Policy 2

4. Event priority

In the event of a time based clash of activities requiring the same location, the prioritisation detailed below will normally apply:

a. All compulsory undergraduate and post graduate teaching.

b. All assessments held as part of the assessment strategy of the programme of the University.

c. Student Recruitment and Student Experience activities (i.e. open days, induction, enrolment).

d. Non-compulsory teaching.

e. Commercial / social activities.

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