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About University Governance

The University Governance office enables the effective governance of the University through the following key functions:

  • Facilitates major decision-making processes of the University through effective information flows including between University Council and its committees, Academic Senate and its committees, the Vice-Chancellor and Senior Executive
  • Provides an advisory, consultative, secretarial and executive service to: the Chancellor; the University Council and its Committees; Academic Senate and its committees; the Vice-Chancellor and other major decision-making bodies within the University
  • Monitors governance structures and processes and recommends and implements improvements, including oversight of the University's internal policies and delegations
  • Supports the University’s management of legal issues and risks by providing legal advice to all University administrative and academic areas
  • Provides a contemporary and robust internal audit program and corporate risk management processes, including business continuity
  • Ensures the maintenance of a robust compliance framework (including regulatory and legislative compliance).