University council

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Council is the university's governing body and is responsible for the educational character and mission of the university, the approval of annual estimates of income and expenditure, the appointment of senior staff, and the Articles of Association (revised May 2016) that set out the formal governance arrangements of the university.

Council membership

Council currently comprises of 20 members: 14 external members and six members from the university community, including the Vice-Chancellor, members of academic and support staff and Academic Board, and the president and education of​ficers of the Students' Union.

Council members are required to declare any interests on appointment and during their term of office. If you wish to view the register of interests, please contact Penny Gravestock, assistant secretary to council on 01242 714184.

Council and its committees

View the council's remit and terms of reference​

Council has created the following committees to assist in its work:

Other senior committees

Key documents

​Additional key University documents can be accessed through the Document Hub.​

Council minutes

Contact details

For further information please contact University Secretary and Registrar, Dr Matthew Andrews.

For general enquiries relating to council, please contact:

Penny Gravestock
Assistant Secretary to Council
Fullwood House
University of Gloucestershire
The Park
Glos GL50 2RH