The Senatus Academicus (Senate) is the University's supreme academic body.
The core function of the Senate is to regulate and superintend the teaching and discipline of the University and to promote research. The Senate is chaired by the Principal & Vice-Chancellor.
The Senate meets three times a year.
Each meeting begins with a presentation and discussion section which is open to all members of staff.
The Senatus Academicus Governance Handbooksets out the role and functions of the Senate in detail and provides a useful reference for members.
Higher Education Governance (Scotland) Act 2016
Agendas, papers and minutes
Role of the Senate and its Committees
Conduct of Senate Business
Presentation and discussion
Dates of meetings