Academic Services


Our team provides administrative support for the University’s senior academic committees, particularly the Senatus Academicus (Senate) and a number of its standing committees.

Senatus Academicus

The Senatus Academicus (Senate) is the University's supreme academic body.


News from the Senate Committees' Meetings

Academic Policy and Regulations Committee

The Academic Policy and Regulations Committee (APRC) is responsible for the University's framework of academic policy and regulation. Previously this Committee was known as the Curriculum and Student Progression Committee (CSPC) until the end of 2018/19.

Education Committee

Education Committee is responsible, on behalf of Senate, for taught and research student matters, particularly strategy and policy concerning learning, teaching and the development of curriculum.

Quality Assurance Committee

The Quality Assurance Committee (QAC) is responsible for the University's academic quality assurance framework.

Other committees

Senatus Exception Committee and joint Court and Senate committees.

Learning and Teaching

The Learning and Teaching Committee (LTC) was responsible, on behalf of the Senatus, for undergraduate, taught postgraduate and other forms of academic provision, apart from postgraduate research and higher degrees. Senate Learning and Teaching Committee was closed at the end of Academic Year 2018/19.

Researcher Experience

Prior to the academic year 2019/20, the Researcher Experience Committee (REC) was responsible for postgraduate research degree training, higher degrees and training provision for other early career researchers.

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