Who we are
Organisational information, locations and contacts, constitutional and legal governance.
|Type of information||Format||Charge||Contact (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
|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.
|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.
|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.
|Location and contact details|
|Maps of the University||Online||Free|
Last update: 23rd January 2020