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The papers for the forthcoming Ordinary General Meeting at the University of Birmingham Guild of Students are available online: BUGS June 07 OGM Papers

The meeting will include a workshop led by Armineh Soorenian, Equal Opportunities Officer, on disability and postgraduate students. There will also be a consultation discussion on the QAA Code of Practice Section 5: Academic Appeals and Student Complaints on Academic Matters. This can be downloaded or viewed at:

The programme for the OGM is as follows:

1.0 Sederunt and Apologies [List of those present and those sending apologies]

2.0 Chair´s address

3.0 Minutes
3.1 Minutes of the NPC Ordinary General Meeting: University of London Union - 27th January 2007

4.0 Matters arising [Are there matters noted in the minutes of the previous meeting that you wish to discuss]

5.0 Motions
5.1 Motion on Campaign for the availability of DSA for disabled international students.

6.0 Financial Report

7.0 Reports
7.1 General Secretary - Simon Felton
7.2 NPC Scotland (Chairperson) - Jim Ewing
7.3 Conference Secretary - David Thurkettle
7.4 Communications Officer - Vacant
7.5 Equal Opportunities Officer - Armineh Soorenian
7.6 Project Officers
7.6.1 Chandan Singh - None received
7.6.2 Rhys Kearney
7.6.3 Dan Snowdon
7.6.4 Alex Higgins - None received
7.7 Journal of Graduate Education - Dr Martin Gough
7.8 Any other reports
7.8.1 Report on the 7th Annual conference of the European Council of doctoral candidates and young researchers - London 2007.

Please note: the Chairperson, Minutes Secretary, and ordinary Executive Officers are not required to give reports, though they may wish to do so.

8.0 Election of Officers
8.1 Ordinary Executive Officer
8.2. Communications Officer

9.0 Consultations
9.1 QAA Consultation on Code of Practice Section 5: Academic Appeals and student complaints on academic matters
9.2 QAA Consultation on Doctoral Programmes