Academic Services

Senatus Academicus

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.

Each meeting begins with a presentation and discussion section which is open to all members of staff.

Role of the Senate and its Committees

Information on the role and powers of Senate and resources for Senate members

Conduct of Senate Business

The operation of Senate and format of meetings.

Agendas, papers and minutes

Agendas, papers and minutes for Senate and E-Senate.

Presentation and discussion

Senate hosts regular Presentation and Discussion sessions - all staff are invited

Dates of meetings

Meeting dates for academic session 2020/21


Information on Senate membership and Senate election procedures.

Senate Elections 2021 – Academic staff members

Information on the 2021 Senate elections and results

Senate Support Team

  • Academic Services

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Old College
South Bridge


Dr Kathryn Nicol

Academic Policy Officer

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Arlene Duffin

Administrative Assistant

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