We are responsible for governance of the University.
We are the governing body of the University with general responsibility for the conduct of all the University's affairs.
The commitments and key responsibilities of ex officio, appointed, elected and student members of the University Council.
Information about the history of the University, our mission statement, academic goals and governance structure, and the principles and duties of Council.
Dr Andrew Ross has been elected to serve a three-year term from 1 August 2021.
The dates of Council meetings from the 2014/15 academic year to the 2020/21 academic year.
This publication framework sets out the agreed policy on the redaction of Council minutes published to the University website.
The official minutes of University Council meetings for the academic year from August 2020 to July 2021.
Deadlines for agenda items and supporting papers for University Council meetings in the 2020/21 academic year.
Council publishes its minutes once they have been approved.
If you are a member of staff required to submit reports to Council, please download the accessible format template for your use going forward.
The terms of reference for the University Council, including its primary responsibilities, functions and procedural rules.
The standard operating procedures explain the conduct and responsibilities of Council and its committees.
The Joint Scheme explains how Council grants authority for University matters to other committees and officers.
The Joint Scheme of Delegation explains the responsibilities that Council has given to committees and officers of the University to act on its behalf.
A diagram of the structure of the boards and committees that report to Council and Senate.