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Committees

The Board of Trustees and the Collegiate Council are supported by a number of formal Committees, established in accordance with the University Ordinances.

Committees and sub-committees make up an important part of the University’s governance structure, and it is at these committee meetings that formal decisions about the University are made.

University of London committees structure chart.

 

The Academic Promotions and Titles Committee is responsible for the promotion and conferment of academic titles in the University. Generally, the Committee meets once during the academic year and it reports on its work annually to the Board of Trustees. 

Terms of Reference: Can be found in Ordinance 6: Delegation of Functions Annex 1

The Committee provides advice to the Collegiate Council on issues related to the quality and standards of University of London awards. The Committee meets twice each academic year.

Terms of Reference: Can be found in Ordinance 6: Delegation of Functions Annex 1

The Audit and Risk Assurance Committee keeps under review the effectiveness of the risk management, control and corporate governance arrangements and monitors the work of the University's internal and external audit auditors. The committee meets four times during the academic year.

Terms of Reference: Can be found in Ordinance 6: Delegation of Functions Annex 1

The Board oversees the strategic, operational and academic affairs of the School of Advanced Study. The Board meets three times during the academic year.

Terms of Reference: Can be found in Ordinance 11: Central Academic Bodies

Information on other committees of the School of Advanced Study

The Board of University of London Worldwide monitors the strategic, operational, and academic affairs of the University of London Worldwide, and includes representation from the Member Institutions that participate in the distance learning programmes. The Board meets three times during the academic year.

Terms of Reference: Can be found in Ordinance 11: Central Academic Bodies

Information on other Committees of University of London Worldwide

The Board of the University of London Institute in Paris oversees the strategic, operational and academic affairs of the Institute. The Board meets there times during the academic year.

Terms of Reference: Can be found in Ordinance 11: Central Academic Bodies

The Equality and Diversity Committee oversees equality and diversity issues at the University. It makes recommendations for changes in our policy and reports to the Board of Trustees. The Committee meets three times during the academic year.

Terms of Reference: Can be found in Ordinance 6: Delegation of Functions Annex 1

The Estates Committee is responsible for a range of matters relating to the University's estate, its strategy and development, major estate projects and environmental policy. The committee meets five times during the academic year.

Terms of Reference: Can be found in Ordinance 6: Delegation of Functions Annex 1

The EADC reviews potential donations referred to it, in accordance with section 5.14 of the Ethical Acceptance of Donations Policy. The Committee meets on an ad hoc basis.

Terms of Reference: Can be found in Ordinance 6: Delegation of Functions Annex 1

The Investments Committee is responsible for the management of the University's investments on behalf of the Board of Trustees. These include the portfolio of the Unified Trust Fund, as well as the University's cash placements. The Committee meets twice during the academic year. 

Terms of Reference: Can be found in Ordinance 6: Delegation of Functions Annex 1

The Nominations Committee considers and makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees on the appointment and reappointment of independent Trustees. It also considers appointments to other committees of the Board of Trustees.

Terms of Reference: Can be found in Ordinance 2: Appointments to the Board of Trustees

The Remuneration Committee determines the salaries and other financial benefits of the Vice-Chancellor and other senior officers of the University. The Committee meets once during the academic year.

Terms of reference: Can be found in Ordinance 6: Delegation of Functions Annex 1

The Safety Committee reports to the Board of Trustees and is established to advise,keep under review, and, take action as appropriate, on the general safety policy, organisation and arrangements to secure the health and safety of employees, students, visitors and others who may be affected by the university's activities. The committee meets three times during the academic year.

Terms of Reference: Can be found in Ordinance 6: Delegation of Functions Annex 1

The senate House Library Board oversees the strategic and operational management of the Senate House Library. The Board meets three times during the academic year.

Terms of Reference: Can be found in Ordinance 6: Delegation of Functions Annex 1

The Trust Funds Committee takes decisions on behalf of the Board of Trustees on the management of the University's centrally administered trust funds, and the distribution of monies from them. The Committee meets twice during the academic year.

Terms of Reference: Can be found in Ordinance 6: Delegation of Functions Annex 1