Academic Council

Programmes and Partnerships Management Committee (PPMC)

Reporting to the Strategic Business Partnerships Board, the Programmes and Partnerships Management Committee is responsible for:

  • The approval of new educational partnerships following the approval of their business cases by the Strategic Business Partnerships Board and any expansion of a partnership approved in principle by the Board.  PPMC will also approve the suspension or discontinuation of partnerships;
  • The approval of new degree apprenticeship partnerships including any business case and their expansion, suspension or discontinuation;
  • Approving, making major changes, suspending or terminating programmes including degree apprenticeships.

Further details are in the Committee's terms of reference and membership.

The Committee is supported by the following sub-committees:

For any queries, please contact the PPMC clerk, Sue Collins, on

Meeting dates

Meeting dates for the 2022-2023 academic session are subject to confirmation, please find current dates below.

Meeting dates

Deadline for Agenda items

Deadline for Papers


Please get your requests for items in by this date. You have some extra days to get the associated documents in as per the next column.

Please ensure your signed and fully completed documents are submitted by this date.


12th October 2022


26th September 2022 @ 12.00pm

30th November 2022

14th November 2022 @ 12.00pm

14th November 2022 @ 12.00pm

19th January 2023

22nd December 2022 @ 12.00pm

5th January 2023 @ 12.00pm

22nd February 2023

3rd February2023 @ 12.00pm

13th February 2023 @ 12.00pm

20th April 2023

31st March 2023 @ 12.00pm

11th April 2023 @ 12.00pm

24th May 2023


21st June 2023

2nd June 2023 @ 12.00pm

12th June 2023 @ 12.00pm

Note Academic Council dates:

  • 11th October 2022
  • 25th January 2023
  • 26th April 2023
  • 14th June 2023