The University Court is the main decision making body of the University. It has the ultimate responsibility for the strategic plans of the University, and for the deployment of resources. The Court monitors the overall performance of the University and holds the Vice-Chancellor accountable for effective and efficient management.
There are 19 members of the University Court which include the Vice-Chancellor, two members of staff elected by and from the Teaching and Research Staff and Support Staff and two members of staff elected by and from Academic Council. The representative of the student body is normally the President of the Students' Union. The remaining members are selected for their experience and interest. Nominations for non-staff members of Court are regularly sought and are scrutinised by the Nominations Committee.
The University of Greenwich is a company limited by guarantee and the University Court acts as the Board of Directors.
The University Secretary acts as Clerk to the University Court.
The Court conducts its business through a number of committees which consider in depth the matters under their remit. The Court currently has the following committees:
The agenda and minutes of meetings of Court and its committees are posted on this site. Minutes and agendas of the Strategy Committee which was abolished in November 2008 are also downloadable on this site.