The Board of Governors and its committees meet on a regular basis throughout the year. Governors are responsible for setting the educational character of the University, determining its Mission and Vision, and for the oversight of its activities.
They oversee the financial health of the institution and set the framework for the pay and conditions of employment for all staff, and appoint and hold accountable the Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Senior Pro-Vice Chancellor and Clerk to the Governors. The governors also establish regulations for the conduct of staff and students.
The minutes of governor meetings are public documents and copies can be obtained from the Clerk to the Governors via the University Senior Management Group (SMG) office.
Board of Governors' Leadership:
The Board of Governors advises and supports the University's Senior Management Team in all aspects of the University's strategy, and accordingly, performs a key leadership role. The Board of Governors carries out its leadership function in a number of ways.
The Board works with the Senior Management Team to agree, set, and monitor, the University's strategic objectives; to guide the University towards achieving its agreed aspirations; to be mindful of, and ensure adherence to, the University's Christian Foundation; to help ensure the continued academic and business development of the University and its engagement activities; and, to plan for the sustainable future success of the University locally and regionally, nationally and globally''
The legal framework within which the University operates is contained in the