Academic Council


Executive Officer: Dr Kabilan Krishnasamy, Academic Secretary 

[email protected]  

Further information

  • Constitution and membership

Academic Council sub-committees


The Academic Council is the principal executive arm of the Academic Board through which most of the Board's business is conducted.

The Council's role and responsibilities are contained in its constitution. Its membership comprises ex officio appointments, five elected Heads of Schools and ten members elected by and from the Academic Board.

The Academic Board and Council Steering Committee advises on the flow of business to the Academic Board and Council.

Meeting dates

All Academic Council meetings will commence at 10:00am in the Senate Room, Winthrop Hall unless advised otherwise. Meeting dates and cut-off dates for agenda items are as follows:

2021 Meeting DatesCut-off date for receipt of agenda items
3 February (Wednesday) 12md Monday 18 January
14 April (Wednesday)12md Monday 29 March
4 August (Wednesday) 12md Monday 19 July
6 October (Wednesday)12md Monday 20 September
1 December (Wednesday) 12md Monday 15 November


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Committee induction

Academic Council induction information including Decision-making and Communication maps are available at the following link:

Academic Board and Council Induction Information 

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