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Governance

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The University's Board and Committee papers and legal documents.

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Governance

The University is governed by the Board of Governors and the Academic Board. The Board of Governors is supported by a dedicated committee structure (PDF, 100.9KB).

The Vice-Chancellor is the chief executive, responsible for the day-to-day leadership of the University. The Vice-Chancellor is supported by the University Executive Board.

How the University is governed

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The Board of Governors

The University's Board of Governors oversees the discharge of the University's legal and regulatory responsibilities as well as the strategic development and overall performance of University business.

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The Academic Board

The Academic Board is the Universiy's main academic authority as a degree awarding body. It guides the University's academic development, sets standards and determines curriculum content.

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Board of Governors committees

The Board of Governors is supported by a committee structure. The committees act under delegated powers in an advisory capacity.

Find out more about the Board of Governors committees
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University Executive Board

The Vice-Chancellor is the chief executive of the University and is supported by the University Executive Board.

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Ensuring students are represented

The University is dedicated to ensuring there is student representation at every level of the board and committee structure.

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Academic quality and standards

The University has a robust Academic Quality Framework for safeguarding academic standards and improving the student experience.

Find out more about academic quality and standards

Key documents

The University's Board and Committee papers and legal documents.

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Contact us

For any queries relating to the information on this page, please email our Governance team.

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