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Resources for Council Members

External Publications

The following guides are published by Leadership Foundation for Higher Education/ Committee of University Chairs (CUC) (PDF files – require Adobe Reader): 

The following Guide is published by the Committee of University Chairs and available through the HEFCE website:

The following ECU publication is aimed directly at Governors.

UCEA Publication: Health and Safety at Work:

Link to Times Higher Education website:

UUK Publication: 'Quality and Standards in UK Universities: A guide to how the system works":

HEFCE Publications

Memorandum of Accountability and Assurance

Leadership Foundation for HE Governance website


Higher Education Policy Institute - Policy Briefings