4. A person shall be a student member if he or she:
(1) has the academic qualifications for admission (referred to in this section and in section 5 of this statute as 'matriculation') laid down by Council by regulation;
(2) has been admitted as and remains a member, or has been suspended from membership, of a college, society, Permanent Private Hall, or any other institution designated by Council by regulation;
(3) has been and remains registered, or has been suspended from registration, as a student for a degree or other qualification of the University; and
(4) is to be or has been presented for matriculation as a student member by his or her college, society, Permanent Private Hall, or other designated institution within the period laid down by Council by regulation.
5. Any person serving as an officer of the Oxford University Student Union under the provisions of Part A of Statute XIII shall, during the period in which he or she holds office, be a student member of the University for the purposes of the statutes and regulations.
6. Regulations may be made to provide for:
(1) provisional matriculation where a prospective student member is for good reason unable to be presented for matriculation within the period referred to in section 4 (4) of this statute;
(2) matriculation in absence, where a prospective student member who has not previously matriculated or incorporated enrols on a programme of study for which permission to matriculate in absence has been granted by the Education Committee; and
(3) the ceremony at which the matriculation of student members will take place and the procedure to be followed;
in addition to the matters referred to in section 4 of this statute.