Who we are

Organisational information, locations and contacts, constitutional and legal governance.

Type of informationFormatChargeContact (where applicable)
1. Who we are and what we do

Legal framework & governance structure

This class contains information relating to how the University was established and its standing from the point of view of the law. It also contains information relating to how the University’s management structure is organised and the function and purpose of each part of the management structure.

Vice Chancellor, Dame Professor Janet Beer


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Governing Documents - Key documents that explain the University's purpose and values, its powers and regulations and how decisions are made. Online  Free  
University Council - Council is the University's overall governing body.  It delegates the majority of academic governance matters to Senate.  Online  Free  

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.

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Formal Senior Leadership Team (FSLT) is the University's key operational management Committee.  FSLT takes decisions on major operational matters that have institutional reach, and strategic issues where doing so is time critical. Online Free  
University committee structure, terms of reference and membership - Council and Senate are supported in their work by a range of more specialist committees. Online Free  

How the institution is organised

This class contains information relating to how the individual units of the University are organised and where each unit fits in the overall structure of the institution.

Organisational Structure Online Free  
Library and information services Online Free  
Academic departments and research centres Online Free  
Wholly Controlled Companies Online Free  

Information on the institutional context

This class concerns information such as the University mission statement, the corporate planning statement, quality assurance policies and procedures, and the learning and teaching strategy.

Strategy 2026 Online Free  

Strategies and Policies

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Location and contact details
Contacts Online Free  
Maps of the University Online Free  

Last update: 23rd January 2020