The Centre for University of London (UoL) Programmes held its annual Programme Committee meetings on:
– Friday, June 29, 2012 from 4:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M. for The University of London, Royal Holloway, BSc Business Administration and The University of London, London School of Economics programmes;
– Saturday, June 30, 2012 from 10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. for the BSc/ Diploma Computing and Information Systems programmes, Goldsmiths, University of London.
These meetings comprised lecturers, administrative staff and student representatives of the respective programmes. They all gave their feedback about their experiences for the academic year 2011-2012, particularly in the area of programme delivery.
Coming out of the discussions held, lecturers noted that students sometimes underestimate the demands of the UoL degree programmes. It was suggested that the orientation session for new students be further amended to set the tone for students pursuing these programmes. Graduates and current students of the respective programmes are to be invited to attend, to apprise incoming students of what to expect and how to pace themselves.
The student representatives indicated that they were exceptionally pleased with the service provided by the UoL administrative unit. They also expressed a deep appreciation for the Life Skills Training courses, agreeing that the skills learnt would be an asset to them in the world of work. Special mention was made of their lecturers who they commended for their constant and consistent support throughout the semester.
Administrative staff underscored the importance of feedback, to both lecturers and students, especially when given through the evaluation forms. They highlighted to the attendees that feedback is essential to identifying avenues for improvement.
The Centre for University of London Programmes would like to thank the lecturers and students for attending these meetings and for the communication of ideas for the improvement of our services and facilitating methods. We look forward to even greater success in academic year 2012-2013.