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Board of Governors

About the Board

The Board of Governors are the members of the Higher Education Corporation and are governors and charitable trustees. They are drawn from the private, public and voluntary sectors as well as from the staff and students of the University.

The Board has up to 23 members. A majority of its members must be independent of the University. The independent members donate their time to the University. The Vice-Chancellor is a member of the Board. There are two further staff governors, and two student governors.


Members of the Board of Governors

Register of Interests

The Work of the Board

The Board’s Statement of Responsibilities sets out what it is responsible for, and how it will carry out those responsibilities.

The Board has established committees to assist it in carrying out its responsibilities:

  • Audit and Risk Committee
  • Infrastructure and Resources Committee
  • Nominations and Governance Committee
  • People, Culture, Quality and Standards Committee
  • Remuneration Committee

See the Committee terms of reference for information about the remit of each committee.

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