Welcome to the Secretariat
Role of Secretariat
The Secretariat is responsible for the provision of administrative support for the governance of the University, including the University's statutory bodies and committees.
The Secretariat is supported by the Administrative Support Team.
Responsibilities of the Secretariat
The responsibilities of the Secretariat are as follows:
The Statutory Bodies and Committees serviced by the Secretariat form part of the University's Governance Structure, further key information about which is provided in the following web pages which are also maintained by the secretariat:
- Charter and Statutes
- Standing Orders of Council, Senate and Boards of Studies
- Calendar of Meetings of Statutory Bodies and Committees
- Calendar of Meetings of Boards of Studies
- Committee Index
- Council/Senate Governance Structure Dec 08
- Executive Governance StructureAug 08
The Secretariat also maintains the following web pages:
Format for Agendas, Reports and Minutes
There is a standard format for agendas, reports and minutes produced by the Secretariat:
These documents have been published here to assist other departments in their preparation of agendas, reports and minutes. Word versions of these formats are available from the Secretariat on request.
The Secretariat, in partnership with the Staff Development Unit, runs a training course on providing administrative support for meetings and Committees. Further details are available from the Staff Development Unit's list of courses.
However, if you have a query about the work of the Secretariat or committee servicing in general, please contact us either by e-mail (email@example.com) or telephone (01225 (38) 3075).
A list of all committees, including those which are not serviced by the Secretariat, is also available.