Senate is responsible for the academic governance of the University. Its non-exhaustive remit includes oversight of the strategic development and delivery of Education, Research and Innovation, Awards, Examiners, Academic Governance, Academic Partnerships and all aspects of student life.

Senate’s specific powers which have been delegated by and are subject to oversight by the Council are detailed in full in Section 6 of the University’s Ordinances.

Standing orders

To access the Senate's standing orders please click on the link below.


To access the Senate Membership (2023-2024) please click on the link below. 

Guidance for Senate members

To get guidance for Senate members please click on the link below. 

Cover sheet for Senate papers

In order to give Senate a clear indication of the purpose of a paper or report, a cover sheet will need to be completed by the author and appended to the front of the submitted paper. 

Contact for Senate

Governance Team

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