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Senate is the University's primary academic authority. 

You can read more about the powers and committees of Senate via the University Governance pages.  

Senate is Chaired by the Vice-Chancellor.

The Academic Registrar is Secretary to Senate.

Day-to-day enquiries should be addressed to

The confirmed, unrestricted/non-confidential minutes of Senate meetings are publicly available and copies can be obtained by e-mailing

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