The Council is responsible for approving the strategic direction of the University and ensuring the University’s solvent. The scheme of delegation outlines Council responsibilities that cannot be delegated and those that it can and does delegate and to whom.
The University Statutes specify that there shall be Committees of the Council with responsibility for audit, remuneration and nominations. Council accordingly established the following standing committees:
In addition Council has established a committees jointly with Senate, the Honorary Degrees Committee
A diagrammatic structure of Council and its committees is available here
Terms of reference for these committees and membership details can be found here