Regulations and Research
The Regulations and Research Team has, as its core function, responsibility for the maintenance and review of, and compliance with, Cardiff Met's Academic Regulations and other policies, procedures and guidance in the Academic Handbook. The team manages the work of the Regulations and Special Cases Committee and contributes to the Academic Handbook Review Group and other groups or projects on the maintenance of academic standards.
As part of its core function, the team has responsibility for the management, monitoring and reporting of all student appeals, special case requests and unfair practice cases, and to ensure effective service delivery in accordance with Cardiff Met's published procedures. The team also responds to queries and deals promptly with requests for verification of students' qualifications, replacement transcripts and certificates.
The Research arm of the team is responsible for all aspects of examination administration for research degree students, and attends meetings of the Research Degrees Committee and its working groups. The team is the Cardiff Met link with the University of Wales for the upload of student data leading to the award of Research Degrees.
As the Academic Registry point of contact, the Assistant Registrar (Regulations and Research) also has responsibility for liaison with the University of Wales as the degree awarding body, attends meetings of the University of Wales' academic committees, and represents the Academic Registry on committees and working groups both internally and externally to build sound relationships for the effective provision of relevant Academic Registry services, ensuring compliance and disseminating good practice.
The Regulations & Research Team is an integral part of the work of the Academic Registry, its core function impacting on all other Teams. The team also assists the Academic Registrar in documenting, monitoring and reviewing Academic Registry business processes and identifying and leading projects for change and continuous improvement of services, and in driving the preparation, monitoring and review of Academic Registry strategic and operational plans, including internal communications, to ensure effective delivery.