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Latest news from the Senate and the Council

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The Senate is responsible for academic governance including:

  • The admission of students
  • The curriculum
  • Academic standards
  • The award of degrees and other qualifications.

It reports to the Council, which is the Universities governing body. Responsible for:

  • Corporate strategy, plans and budgets
  • Corporate policy and major business decisions
  • Establishing the framework for governance and management
  • Monitoring performance.

Full details of Council, Senate and the other main University committees can be found here.

Executive Team

The senior executive team is a mixture of academics and professional service officers.

University Strategy

We have an overarching strategy: Universal Values/Global Change

This in turn is underpinned by key strategies: