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Council is the Governing Body of the University. The Chair is Sarah Turvill and the Secretary is Mike Shore-Nye, Registrar and Secretary. Council meets six times a year and has a number of committees reporting to it.


Senate is the chief academic decision-making body of the University. Its powers and constitution can be found in the University’s Statutes and it meets three times a year.

Committees of Council

Although not formal committees of Council, Health and Safety Committee and Ethics Committee both report to Council on an annual basis to ensure oversight of regulatory and statutory requirements.

View the Committee Structure (chart)

Committees of Senate

Other Committees

Former Committees

Committee Support