Senate

Subject to oversight and control by the Council, Senate is responsible for promoting research, for promoting and regulating learning and teaching, and for maintaining the quality and standards of the University’s academic provision.

Senate’s powers and duties are detailed in Ordinance 19 of the University’s Statutory Framework.

Senate has a membership of 89, comprising the Vice-Chancellor, the Pro-Vice-Chancellors, the Deans of  Schools/Institutes, eight heads of Level 1 academic units from each Faculty, eight representatives from each Faculty elected by and from among the academic staff employed on substantive Teaching and Research or Teaching and Scholarship contracts, the four Student Representative Officers and one student representative from each Faculty. 

Meeting dates

Senate usually meets on 4 occasions during the academic year. Dates for the 2020/21 session are as follows:

  • 4 November 2020, 2.00 pm
  • 27 January 2021, 2.00 pm
  • 24 March 2021, 2.00 pm
  • 30 June 2021, 2.00 pm

Senate Minutes

Please note that minutes of meetings are not published online until they have been formally approved by the Committee at its next meeting.

2019-20
6 November 2019
29 January 2020
17 June 2020

2018-19
31 October 2018
30 January 2019
27 March 2019
26 June 2019

2017-18
1 November 2017
21 March 2018

2016-17
2 November 2016
22 March 2017
21 June 2017

2015-16
10 September 2015
4 November 2015
20 January 2016
29 June 2016

2014-15
5 November 2014
18 March 2015
24 June 2015
 

For further information, please contact the Secretary to Senate, Lauren King.