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Sub-committees

There are three main types of sub-committee in the governance structure of the University:

  • Council sub-committees
  • Senate sub-committees
  • Senior Management Group (SMG) supporting groups

Council

Council sub-committees

Some sub-committees in support of Council are statutory committees required to ensure the University is legally compliant, others have a strategic or operational focus.

Senate

Senate sub-committees

The sub-committees in support of Senate consider and deliver more detailed work on academic matters.

Board for Graduate Schools

The responsibilities of the Board for Graduate Schools were reallocated to other Senate sub-committees from October 2010. Copies of relevant policies and minutes of the Board and a schedule of the reallocations are summarised here.

Senior Management Group

Senior Management Group - supporting groups

The committees in support of the SMG consider and deliver more detailed work on executive, support and resource matters.