Terms of reference

  • to exercise the functions prescribed in Regulation 8 in relation to the discipline of students.

Procedural Rules


  • Chair (appointed by Senate)
  • Four Senate members (elected by Senate)
  • Up to twenty other University staff members (appointed by the Vice-Chancellor)

Normally in attendance

  • one student appointed by the Students' Union from a pool of trained students
  • Director of Student Services or nominee
  • Student Discipline Manager, or nominee
  • Secretary: Student Discipline Manager, or nominee
  • member of Student Discipline team
  • other as agreed by the Chair


The chair plus two staff members, at least one of whom must be a member of Senate. No member of the Committee shall be a member of any subsequent Senate Appeals Committee or Council Appeals Committee regarding the same case.

Rules for Voting

See Senate Standing Orders.


See Senate Standing Orders.


See Senate Standing Orders.


To Senate, as an anonymised report, in the unreserved section of the Agenda.


Appeal process set out in Regulation 8

Version information

Owner: Student Disciplinary and misconduct Committee
Version number:
Approval Date: June 1969, 14 October 2019 and 9 June 2021
Approved By: Senate
Date of last review: 9 June 2021