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Board Chairs response to External Examiners Reports

10 October 2023

Board Chairs task – On Portico enter a response to Summer Board External Examiner reports asap

If you haven’t already submitted your departmental response to your External Examiner reports from the summer Board, please do so now.

Exam Board Chairs are responsible for ensuring that a departmental response is recorded on Portico within four weeks of the EE submitting their report. We will close any reports without responses on the 31st October, so please make sure you have uploaded your response by that date (any reports without responses will need to provide offline responses).

Please note that a response is still required even if the report is entirely positive (i.e. to thank the External Examiner for their report).

A response is also required for any issues flagged up in the quantitative questions (the questions in sections 1 & 2 with yes/no/NA answers).

Please ensure that your response is as detailed as possible includes:

1. Any further details on the EE recommendation that would be helpful to understanding the issue.

2. The action you will take

3. The person responsible

4. The timeframe for completion

Open reports can be found in the Portico Intray of the Board Administrators, Board Chair and Deputy Chair.

For further guidance around responding to External Examiner reports, please see our help page ‘Information for Board Teams: Annual Report and Responses FAQs’. You will also find a copy of the most recent annual report on the same page.

Contact details for further information: examiners@ucl.ac.uk