The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 50
Canterbury College Regulations
Canterbury College Regulations.
The Professorial Council.
1. The Professorial Council shall consist of the Professors with the addition of one Lecturer elected annually by the Lecturers.
|(a.)||To deal with questions of discipline, subject to a right of appeal to the Board of Governors.|
|(b.)||Subject to the approval of the Board of Governors to fix the course of study and the days and hours of lectures and examinations.|
|(c.)||To give through the Registrar, such instructions as may be necessary to the Porter and College servants.|
|(d.)||To furnish to the Board of Governors such information as they may require, or the Professorial Council may deem necessary, or to offer to the Board of Governors such suggestions as the Professorial Council may think advisable.|
3. The Council shall annually elect one of its members as Chairman for one year. The Chairman shall preside at every meeting; but in case of his absence a member of the Council, to be elected by the members present, shall preside. The Chairman at any meeting shall have an original and also a casting vote. The Chairman shall be the medium of communication with the Board of Governors, and shall see that discipline is maintained in the College.
4. The Professorial Council shall meet during term time at least once a month.
"I do solemnly promise that I will faithfully obey the regulations of the Canterbury College, so far as they apply to me."
2. The whole academic year shall be divided into two terms. The first term shall begin on the third Monday in March, and end on the fourth Saturday in June. The second term shall begin on the fourth Monday in July, and end on the second Wednesday in November.
3. In the first term the Lectures shall begin on the fourth Monday in March, and end on the fourth Saturday in June. In the second term the Lectures shall begin on the fourth Monday in July, and end on the third Saturday in October.
4. The Annual College Examination shall begin on the Monday following the closing of the lectures for the year. The examination for Honours and Exhibitions shall begin on the second Wednesday after the closing of Lectures for the year. The class-lists shall be published on the last day of term.
1. There shall be six Exhibitions open to Matriculated Students attending lectures at the Canterbury College, each Exhibition of the annual value of £20, and tenable for one year.
- One for Latin
- One for Mathematics
- One for English
- One for Natural Science
- One for Experimental Science
And one for any two of the following: Greek, History and Political Economy, Jurisprudence and Constitutional History, French, German.
3. The Exhibitions shall be awarded on separate papers of a more advanced nature than the Pass papers.
4. All candidates for the Exhibitions shall be required to pass in the Animal Examination.
5. If a student has passed his second College Examination, and has not passed the first part of his University Examination, he shall be allowed once, and only once, more to pass the second College Examination, and thus qualify himself to become a candidate for an Exhibition.
6. The preceding regulation shall apply, mutatis mutandis, to students who have passed their third College Examination.
7. No Exhibition shall be awarded, save in the case of students who have reached a satisfactory standard in their competition papers.
Attenuate of Scholars and Exhibitioners at Lectures
|1.||Undergraduate holders of Scholarships or of Exhibitions, shall not be entitled to receive a certificate of satisfactory attendance lit lectures, unless they shall have attended lectures during the term for which the certificate is given for not less than fourteen hours in each week.|
|2.||Graduate holders of Scholarships or of Exhibitions shall not he entitled to receive a certificate of satisfactory attendance at lectures, unless they shall have attended lectures during the term for which the certificate is given for not less than eight hours in each week; but in Natural Science the preparation of a paper embodying the results of original research shall count for two hours in each week.|
|1.||A fee of one guinea shall be paid by each student, who in either term, enters his name for any course of lectures of page 128 two hours per week, and if the lecture be not delivered twice a week, the fee shall be at the rate of half-a-guinea per hour per week.|
|2.||Any student who has attended a course of lectures during at least one term, shall be entitled to be examined at the Annual Examination in the subject of that course without payment of any examination fee. The examination fee for all other students shall be half-a-guiuea for each subject.|
|3.||Fines shall be inflicted on students (matriculated or un-matriculated) for neglect or breach of college regulations or notices, or for disorderly or unseemly conduct. Such fines shall be two shillings and sixpence for each offence and shall be inflicted by the Chairman of the Professorial Council when the offence has been reported to him, and after due inquiry into it. And if the offence is repeated by the same person the fine shall be double. All fines shall be paid to the Registrar and shall be devoted to buying books for the College Library.|
|1.||At all lectures, examinations, and public ceremonials of the College or University, and also within the precints of the College, graduate and undergraduate members of the College shall appear in academic dress.|
|2.||The academic dress shall be a black stuff gown, similar to that worn by Oxford scholars, and trencher cap with tassel.|
|3.||The gown for the Registrar shall be of black stuff with blue silk collar and facings.|
College Annual Examinations.
|1.||Students will receive credit for having kept three years' terms only on condition of their having passed, during their undergraduate course, ten examinations, whereof at least three must be taken together at the end of the first year, at least page 129 three at the end of the second year, and at "least two at the end of the third. The work in each subject is divided into two portions, the first of which may be taken at an earlier examination, and the whole of it at the examination in a subsequent year; but in any year no subject shall count for more than one examination. For the purpose of these ten examinations each subject may be taken twice, but not more than twice.|
|2.||But if in any year a student desires to present himself for examination in any subject by the University of New Zealand he shall not be considered to have passed the College Examination of the year unless he shall have taken the whole of that subject as required by the University.|
|3.||Every student intending to present himself for any University Examination for the B.A. Degree shall, when he signifies to* the Chancellor the subjects in which he elects to be examined, forward a duplicate of such notice to the Registrar of the Canterbury College.|
|4.||A student presenting himself for a third examination in the same subject will be required to take portions of the Honours work in that subject, as defined by the University Calendar.|
Latin.—First Examination—Either the Pass or Honours work (at the option of the student) as defined by the Calendar for the year. Second Examination—As in the first, together with the special books prescribed by the University for the B.A. Examination of the year.
Greek.—As in Latin.
English.—First Examination—Origin, history, and structure of the English language, prose composition, and a general knowledge of the special period and special books prescribed by the University for the B.A. Examination of the year. Second Examination Origin, history, and structure of the English language, prose composition, and a full knowledge of the special period and special books prescribed by the University for the B.A. Examination of the year.page 130
Modern Languages.—First Examination—Grammar, translations, and composition. Second Examination—The foregoing, together with a general survey of the literature.
Mathematics.—First Examination—Pure mathematics; Euclid, Books I., II., III., IV., and VI., together with the definitions of Book V.; Algebra, to the Progressions inclusive; Trigonometry, the elementary parts. Second Examination—The foregoing subjects as defined by the University for the B.A. degree; Applied Mathematics, Elementary Mechanics and Hydrostatics as defined by the University for the B.A. degree.
Chemistry.—First Examination—Inorganic Chemistry. Second Examination—Inorganic and Organic Chemistry, and Qualitative Analysis.
Physics.—First Examination—Portions of any two branches. Second Examination—Two branches as defined by the Calendar.
Natural Science.—First Examination—The portion included in the course of lectures delivered to the Junior Class in any one branch. Second Examination—One branch, as defined in the Calendar.
Jurisprudence and Constitutional History.—First Examination—Jurisprudence. Second Examination—Jurisprudence and Constitutional History.
General History and Political Economy.—First Examination—Outlines of Political Economy. Outlines of the period of History prescribed by the University for the B.A. Examination of the year, and the main features of the period of English History which forms the subject of the Pass Lectures for the year. Second Examination-Detailed knowledge of Political Economy, for the period of History prescribed by the University for the B.A. Examination of the year, and a knowledge of the main features of the period of English History which forms the subject of the Pass Lectures for the year.
|1.||The Library shall be open every day during term, from 9 a.m to 7 p.m., except on Saturdays, when it shall close at 2 p.m; and during vacation from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.|
|2.||A catalogue shall be kept on the table.|
|3.||No ink shall be allowed to be used in the Library.|
|4.||Strict silence shall be kept in the Library.|
|5.||No person shall make any tine in or upon any book, or fold down a leaf or otherwise deface any book belonging to the Library; and in making extracts, no one shall lay the paper on which he is writing on the book he is using.|
|6.||No book shall be taken out of the Library, except by a Professor, a Lecturer, the Registrar, or a member of the New Zealand University attending Lectures.|
|7.||No person shall have more than one volume from the Library at a time; except in the case of a work consisting of several volumes, in which case, not more than three volumes of the same work shall be taken out at a time.|
|8.||No volume or volumes shall be retained for a longer period than seven days without being brought back to the Librarian. The fine for retaining a book for more than seven days, is one shilling and sixpence for each volume.|
|9.||On removing the volume or volumes from the Library, the borrower shall enter in a book, to be kept in the office, his name, the title of the volume or volumes, and the date of removal; and he shall be responsible for their safe return, or in the event of damage or loss shall be liable to replace them at his own cost.|
|10.||The Librarian shall send weekly reports to the Chair man of the Professorial Council of the fines owing by borrowers.|
|11.||No one shall take out any book so long as any Sue payable bv him remains in arrear.|
|12.||In November of each year the Chairman of the Professorial Council shall see that stoek is taken of the works in the Library, and shall report thereon to the Board.|
|1.||For the purpose of Section 18 of the Canterbury College Ordinance, 1873, there shall be a roll of the members of Canterbury College, who are graduates of the University of New Zealand, continuing on the books of the College, and every person whose name shall, for the time being, be on such roll, and no other, shall be deemed a member for the purposes of that section.|
|2.||The list of members now in the custody of the Registrar of the College, signed by the Chairman of the Board of Governors, shall be such roll, and shall be subject to alterations as hereinafter provided.|
|3.||Every graduate of the University of New Zealand who, before taking the Bachelor degree, has kept three years' terms at any College affiliated to the University of New Zealand, one, at least, of such terms being at Canterbury College, and every graduate of the University of New Zealand who has taken a higher degree than that of Bachelor, and who, between the time of taking the Bachelor degree and such higher degree, attended at Canterbury College an average of not less than four lectures a week during one year, shall be entitled to have his or her name entered on the roll: Provided that no graduate whose name is, for the time being, on the books of any other college affiliated to the University of New Zealand, shall be entitled to have his or her name entered.|
|4.||If any graduate whose name is entered on the roll shall have his or her name placed on the books of any other college affiliated to the University of New Zealand, his or her name shall forthwith be removed from the roll.|
|5.||The Chairman of the Professorial Council and the Registrar of the College shall be charged with the investigation of the claims of graduates to have their names entered on the roll, and of the liability of graduates to have their names removed from the roll, and shall report to the Chair- page 133 man of the Board, who shall make the necessary addition to or removal from such roll, and every alteration and addition to the roll shall be signed by the Chairman of the Board.|
|6.||The roll shall be revised and signed by the Chairman of the Board during the first fortnight in June in every year, and after the 31st May, 1885, no addition to the roll shall be made except at such annual revision.|
|7.||Any person aggrieved by the non-insertion of his or her name upon the roll, or the omission of his or her name therefrom shall have a right of appeal to the Board of Governors.|
|8.||If the decision of the Board of Governors shall be that any name shall be entered on the roll, then, notwithstanding Clause 7, such name shall be forthwith entered thereon.|
|9.||In case of the absence of the Chairman of the Professorial Council, the Professorial Council may appoint one of their number to act in the stead of such Chairman in all matters connected with the roll. And such person so appointed shall during such "absence have in such matters all the powers and authorities vested in the person in whose stead he shall be appointed.|