Registrar's Office

Nominations Committee

Terms of Reference:

The Nominations Committee shall be responsible for electing persons to membership of the committees of the University on which Senate is represented. It shall ascertain the willingness of members of Senate to serve, if nominated, and in making nominations shall:

 (a)    Take account of the experience, expertise and interests of individual members and attempt to balance these with the needs of each committee.
 (b)    Make every effort to ensure a spread of the committee workload over as many members as possible.
(c)   Pay particular attention to the desirability of maintaining continuity in membership, while at the same time making allowance for the introduction of new members who might bring a fresh approach to the work of individual committees.


Chair:   Pro-Chancellor
Ex Officio:   1 Pro-Vice-Chancellor (nominated by the Vice-Chancellor)
2 Staff Representatives # *
President, Students' Union
2 Lay members of Senate *
In attendance:  

Registrar and Chief Operating Officer
Relevant University Officers as required

# Drawn from amongst the Academic Council, academic and support staff representatives on Senate.

* Elected by Senate by postal ballor conducted by the Registrar or his/her nominee. The principle of proportional representation shall apply and each member shall have a single transferable vote.


Serviced by:    Registrar's Office    
Reports to:   Senate    

The Nominations Committee meets as and when required .