The Senate is the academic governing body of the University. Its responsibility is to direct academic policy in relation to teaching and research and to assure itself that the University's academic standards are properly observed. Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates, Fellowships, Scholarships, prizes and other distinctions of the University are awarded by the Senate.


Committees of Senate:


Election of Members of Senate:

Senate Election Timetable Autumn 2017

Blank Ballot Paper Natural Sciences


‌Elections are run annually in the Spring to fill vacancies arising from the Electoral Roll and may also be run in year as vacancies arise. 


The Senate has 57 members comprising ex-officio members, members of the electoral roll and students.


Papers for the meeting of Senate must be accompanied by a completed ‌Senate Cover Sheet 2016.