Governance Committee

The Governance Committee meets three times a year and reports to Council. The Governance Committee is responsible for looking after issues relating to the governance of the University.

Governance Committee consists of the Chair and Deputy Chair of Council, the Vice-Chancellor, the President of the Students' Union and a minimum of 3 independent members of Council.

Membership for the academic year 2017-2018 is as follows:

NamePositionTerm / Category of Office
Jenny NewtonDeputy Chair of CouncilEx-officio (Chair)
Dr Michael HipkinsChair of CouncilEx-officio
Professor Rebecca BuntingVice-Chancellor, Internal MemberEx-officio
Ben ParmarPresident of the Students' Union, Internal MemberEx-officio 
Gurdeep ChadhaIndependent Member 
Anthony MurphyIndependent Member 
Cheryl PittAcademic Elected Member 
Dr Susan RosserIndependent Member

Please see the Council Committees document.

Meeting dates for 2017-2018 are as follows:

DateStart TimeEnd TimeLocationMeeting Type
10 October 201716:0018:00HW-VCCRStandard Business
6 February 201816:0018:00HW-VCCRStandard Business
29 May 201816:0018:00HW-VCCRStandard Business

Secretary: Ellie Smith, Academic Registrar and Clerk to Council (x3554)
Minute Secretary: Kam Ahumibe, Registry Officer, Academic Registry (x5654)