The Role of the Staff-Student Joint Committee (SSJC)
The remit of the SSJC is to contribute to the continuous improvement of the
quality of all aspects of the undergraduate Engineering course, and provision for graduate students, including
teaching, examinations, administration and facilities, by providing a forum
- Seeking student views on courses and facilities, in order to complement other formal and
informal feedback mechanisms.
- Seeking student suggestions for course developments, and student input to proposals for
- Enabling individual students to bring any issue to the attention of the teaching staff of the Department.
This is achieved by the use of email Fast Feedback, and SSJC Student Liaison Representatives in each year.
- Disseminating course
developments, decisions of other Departmental committees and other relevant news to students.
This is facilitated by the SSJC Website and email aliases to each year-group.
- Nominating student
representatives to other Departmental committees (eg Safety and Library)
and to meet external visitors (eg school sixth-formers, accreditation
visits by Engineering Institutions, International Visiting Committee etc).
- Preparing the Freshers’ Guide for first year undergraduates,
introducing the SSJC to the new students during their induction morning,
offering mentoring for new undergraduates, and welcoming new graduate students.
- Working with the Teaching Office in the organisation of elections, booksales,
and other events of benefit to students (e.g. Project Expo).
More details of the roles of the SSJC Officers
The Staff Student Joint Committee meets each term to discuss any matters
relating to undergraduate teaching or postgraduate research. If there is
anything you would like the SSJC to discuss please contact any member of the
committee or send email directly to the Secretary
(firstname.lastname@example.org). You can message to
the SSJC using the Fast Feedback Facility, or through the SSJC Student Homepage Page).
Last updated: October 2007