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 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 officers 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
Additional key University documents can be accessed through the
For further information please contact University Secretary and Registrar, Dr Matthew Andrews.
For general enquiries relating to council, please contact:
Assistant Secretary to Council
University of Gloucestershire
Glos GL50 2RH