The role of Senate is to promote the academic work of the University both in teaching and research and regulate and supervise education and student discipline. It has 57 members, including Deans, heads of department and student representatives, and is chaired by the Vice-Chancellor.
The membership, functions and operations of the Senate are governed by Ordinances 13 - 19 (.pdf), which came into effect on 1 August 2007.
Nominees must be a member of Senate and in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in the academic year 2022-23.
Nomination forms must be signed by the nominee and by two electors, one of whom must be from a department/school different from that of the nominee. Nominees are requested to give a brief biography and statement in support of their nomination in not more than 350 words on the pro-forma on the second page of the nomination form.
The closing date for nominations is Tuesday 15 November 2022. Nominations must reach email@example.com by 5pm on that date.
Ballot papers must be completed online, by no later than noon on Wednesday 7 December 2022.
The date of the election shall be Wednesday 7 December 2022.
The successful candidates will be required to complete all the Essential Training as set out in the Essential Training Policy for Committee Members prior to the first meeting taking place.
The successful candidate will be required to submit a personal details form upon appointment.
(1) Appointed to Head of Department from August 2022
(2) Until 31 December 2022
(3) From 1 January 2023