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University Management Board

Terms of Reference:


Development of integrated corporate plan in line with the approved vision.

(b)   Development and implementation of approved strategies to support delivery of the corporate plan.
(c)   Maintaining a general oversight of performance against the University's strategic academic and related objectives.
(d)   Initiating, and giving preliminary consideration to, strategy and policy matters in order to determine strategic directions for the University and to ensure that these are consistent with the institutional strategy and objectives.
(e)   Formulating and developing strategic and policy issues, initiatives, (both internal and external) developments etc.
(f)   Taking management decisions within the framework of the University's agreed corporate plan and related objectives.
(g)   Development and implementation of academic plans, including ongoing review in the context of an integrated planning and performance enhanced framework.
(h)   Advising and, where appropriate, making recommendations to the University's Academic Council and Senate and committees, on strategies and policies needed to achieve the University's corporate objectives.
(i)   Taking decisions on behalf of Senate or the Academic Council in circumstances where there is an urgent need.
(j)   Advising upon such issues as may be referred to it by the Vice-Chancellor or the Senate.
(k)   Acting on behalf of the Senate, or other University body, on such matters as may be delegated to it.


Chair:   President and Vice-Chancellor
Ex Officio:  

Registrar and Chief Operating Officer
Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellors 
Director of Finance
Director of People and Culture
Director of Marketing, Recruitment, Communications and Internationalisation

In attendance:  

Relevant University Officers as required

Serviced by:    Vice-Chancellor's Office    
Reports to:  

Planning and Finance Committee
Academic Council

Receives reports
  University Operating BoardOther University committees and working groups as required.
Meetings:   The University Executive Board meets every two weeks during the academic year.