Information for Members of the Senate

This information is intended to provide members of Senate with additional background and contextual information about the University and the HE sector, including relevant pages dedicated to learning and teaching and research, and to the work of individual committees of Senate.

Governance of the University

General University information

University Committees

- Central Committee Structure

Almanac Calendar

University of Sheffield Calendar

Statutes (PDF)

Our University Vision

How Finance Works

Annual Report and Financial Statements

Risk Management

Our Code of Ethics

Council Papers and Minutes

University Executive Board

Our Role in the City and Region

Global Engagement


Academic Programmes and Student Engagement

Senate Education Committee (PDF)

Research Services

Senate University Research Ethics Committee (PDF)

External Links and Publications

Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)

Office for Students (OfS)

Office for Fair Access (OFFA)

Office of the Independent Adjudicator (OIA)

Advance HE

Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA)

Universities UK (UUK)

Russell Group

Leadership Foundation: Getting to Grips Series

- Although aimed at HE governors, these guides cover: Academic Standards Quality and the Student Experience Audit Estates and Infrastructure.

Higher Education Code of Governance

- The Committee of University Chairs Higher Education Code of Governance (September 2020).

Office for Students terms and conditions of Funding for Higher Education Institutions

Contact us:

If you require further information or questions please contact:

Matthew Borland


Phone: +44 114 222 1201

Kathryn Clements


Phone: +44 114 222 1716

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