University Council

The University's Charter of Incorporation establishes Council as the governing body with statutes governing both its composition and the extent of its powers, supplemented by the detailed provisions of regulations.

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The Council is responsible for overseeing the discharge of the University's legal and regulatory responsibilities as well as the strategic development and overall performance of University business.

It does this in a number of ways, for example through designated sub-committees.

The Vision web pages outline the University's strategic vision and development.

You can also read about the Statutes of the University (PDF).


There shall be a Council of the University which shall be the University's governing body with responsibility for the management of the University and the conduct of all the University's affairs.

University Charter

Article 4



Recruitment and induction for Council

Induction

Recruitment – in the Council membership framework (PDF)


Induction and members' information for 2021-22

The University provides new Council members and new lay members of University Committees with a variety of material intended to provide an introduction to the University.

This includes an induction to the wider higher education sector, which is available to all members for reference throughout their term of office

Information for members of the Council


Downloads

Council Standing Orders (PDF)

Council Dates 2021-22 (PDF)

Register of Interests (Council) (PDF)

Register of Interests (Full version) (PDF)

Council Effectiveness Questionnaire 2020-21 (.docx)

Template for Committee reports (.docx)

Council Executive Summary Template (.docx)

Council Executive Summary Guidance Notes (PDF)

Election Guidelines (PDF)


External publications

Leadership Foundation for Higher Education: Governance (Advance UK)

CUC Higher Education Code of Governance

OfS Terms and Conditions of Funding for Higher Education Institutes

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