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Programme Approval Steering Committee (PASC)


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:

Working Group on Approval Processes for AMAs and Non-Credit-Bearing Activity

Related Committees and Groups:

Membership and Terms Of Reference

You can find a full list of members in the Membership List document below, or you can view the members by area in the table further down this page.

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

Chair and Secretary:

Chair and Secretary
 Post Name Email
 Chairs Alan Goddard (Co-Chair)
Yvonne Henderson (Co-Chair)
[email protected]
[email protected]
Secretary Belinda Cross [email protected]

Membership by Area Represented:

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

Area Represented Member Email
 Aston Student Union  Jawad Ahmad [email protected]
 Business and Social Sciences  Sukhwinder Salh [email protected]
 Business and Social Sciences  Jenny Holt [email protected]
 Business and Social Sciences  Keith Schofield [email protected]
 Business and Social Sciences  Uwe Wunderlich [email protected]
 Education Team  Jon Taylor [email protected]
 Education Team  Chris Wilson [email protected]
 Finance  Gurpal Singh Rai [email protected]
 Library and Information Services  Vacancy  
 Market Research  Phil Burke [email protected]
 Regulation Sub-Committee (RSC)  Adam Hewitt [email protected]
 Engineering and Physical Sciences  Professor Tony Clark [email protected]
 Engineering and Physical Sciences  Lucy Rackliff [email protected]
 Engineering and Physical Sciences  Donna Wheat [email protected]
 Health and Life Sciences  David Santoro [email protected]
 Health and Life Sciences  Olivia Hunt [email protected]
 Health and Life Sciences  Trevor Knight [email protected]
 Health and Life Sciences  Cathy Slack [email protected]
 Student and Academic Services  Monjur Ahmed [email protected]
 Student and Academic Services  James Holmes [email protected]


This Committee meets on a monthly basis.

Dates for 2021/22

2021/22 PASC Meeting Dates
 Date TimeRoom Deadline for papers
 20 October 2021  14:00 - 16:00  MS Teams  06 October 2021
 24 November 2021  14:00 - 16:00  MS Teams  10 November 2021
 12 January 2022  14:00 - 16:00  MS Teams  03 January 2022
 02 March 2022  14:00 - 16:00  MS Teams  16 February 2022
 13 April 2022  14:00 - 16:00  MS Teams  30 March 2022
 18 May 2022  14:00 - 16:00  MS Teams  04 May 2022
 06 July 2022  14:00 - 16:00  MS Teams  22 June 2022

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