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The University Council

The University Council is responsible for the strategic oversight of the institution’s activities, determining its future direction and ensuring compliance with its framework of governance. 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