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Vice-Chancellor’s Executive Group

The Vice-Chancellor’s Executive Group (VCEG) meets fortnightly during term time and advises the Vice-Chancellor on matters relating to the management and strategic direction of the University. 


VCEG Terms of Reference 2020/21

‌The Vice-Chancellor's Executive Group has a number of management groups which report to it.  Please refer to the terms of reference and membership for details of each of the sub-groups.

Under the University’s Dual Assurance system of governance, members of VCEG are responsible for the management and development of policy in key areas of University business, for which they are accountable to a lay member of Council, knowledgeable in the same area, who provides assurance to Council that this activity is well-managed.

Guidance on Drafting Papers for the Vice-Chancellor's Executive Group (2020-21)
VCEG Coversheet (2020-21)
Equality Impact Assessment Guidance

If colleagues have a paper which requires both VCEG and Council approval, please also refer to the Submission and Approval of Papers for 2020-21 for Council.

Meeting Dates January - July 2021

Meeting Dates September 2021-July 2022

For any queries regarding preparing papers for VCEG, please contact Dr Victoria Alcock, Head of the Vice-Chancellor's Office who is secretary to the Group.  Any enquiries relating to VCEG business can be sent to either to or Jean Lloyd (

Summaries of VCEG meetings can be found online.