The composition of the Board of Governors is subject to the Education Reform Act 1988, the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 and its Articles of Government.
The maximum number of members of the Board is currently set at 24 (25 including the Vice-Chancellor), although there may be less members serving from time to time.
You can view the confirmed, unrestricted, non-confidential minutes of the Board of Governors' meetings below. If you would like a copy of any earlier minutes please contact the Records Management Team at [email protected].
There are six sub-committees which operate under the Board's control; details of these sub-committees along with meeting minutes are included below.
The Audit & Compliance Committee considers all aspects of compliance including advising the Board of Governors on the appointment of external auditors, reviewing the effectiveness of the risk management, control and governance arrangements. The Committee is also responsible for overseeing fraud policies and considering the annual accounts.
Please note that the minutes of the University Health & Safety Committee are noted at the Audit and Compliance Committee. For further information on the University Health & Safety Committee please visit the main page of the website to view these minutes.
The Estates Committee (formerly the Capital Projects Steering Group) ensures that Anglia Ruskin University develops and maintains an appropriate Estates Strategy and makes recommendations to the Board of Governors. On the Board's behalf, the Committee considers property matters in relation to acquisitions, sales, leases and new build projects.
This Committee considers the annual budget, annual accounts, financial forecasts, tuition and other fees, capital projects and general financial management.
The Committee is also responsible for policy and procedural matters in relation to the recruitment and retention of staff, staff welfare, conditions of service and legislation affecting employer/employee relations.
This Committee is made up of the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Board, three Governors and the SU President. The Committee considers and recommends to the Board, nominations for Board membership and advises on the composition of the Board.
This Committee is made up of the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Board and two Governors. This Committee discusses and agrees the salaries of senior members of the University.
The Student Matters Committee considers reports from the Students’ Union and Student Services and considers matters referred to it by the Vice Chancellor in relation to student experience. This Committee is made up of both Governors and seven students, including a Student Governor.