Purpose of the Committee:

To approve new programmes in liaison with Programme Specific Approval Panels (PSAPs) and to approve modifications to existing programmes and withdrawals.

Reports to:

Committees and Groups that report to this Committee:

Related Committees and Groups:

Membership and Terms Of Reference

You can find more detailed information about this committee in the Terms of Reference and Membership List below:

Chair and Secretary:

ChairOlivia Hunt (Co-Chair)
ChairGayatri Patel (Co-Chair)

Membership by Area Represented:

The table below provides the contact details of the member(s) of this committee representing your area:

Area RepresentedMember 
AdmissionsLouise Foster-Agg
Aston Student UnionAdora Wong
Business and Social SciencesSara Saynor
Business and Social SciencesLouise Millard
Business and Social SciencesUche Ogwude
Business and Social SciencesChris Umfreville
Education Team Jon Taylor
EmployabilityRachel McIntosh
Engineering and Physical SciencesTony Clark
Engineering and Physical Sciences Panos Doss 
Engineering and Physical SciencesGoudi Poursharif
Engineering and Physical SciencesTBC
Health and Life SciencesHannah Dugmore
Health and Life Sciences Jason Thomas
Health and Life Sciences Trevor Knight
Health and Life Sciences Alan Goddard
Library and Information ServicesClaire Langman
Market ResearchPhil Burke
MarketingRichard Cobb
Regulation Sub-Committee (RSC) Adam Hewitt
Student and Academic ServicesGemma Dawson
Student and Academic ServicesJames Holmes


Please submit documentation at least two weeks before the meeting.

Dates for 2023/24: 

1 November 2023
13 December 2023
7 February 2024
13 March 2024
17 April 2024
5 June 2024
17 July 2024


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