Academic Council elections are handled by the office of the Director of Student & Academic Services.

Elections normally take place at the end of the Spring Term and in the Summer Term so that all elections are completed by the end of the Summer Term, to ensure that all members are in place for the first meeting of the new session.

Role Holders

The University Secretary serves as the Executive Secretary to Academic Council.

As set out in "The Schedule", the Academic Council may invite persons, who need not necessarily be members of the staff of the university, to attend any of the meetings and to participate in its discussions, but such invited persons shall not be entitled to vote on any resolution of the Academic Council.

Elections

Academic Council elections are handled by the office of the Director of Student & Academic Services.  They normally take place at the end of the Spring Term and in the Summer Term so that all elections are completed by the end of the Summer Term, to ensure that all members are in place for the first meeting of the new session.

Nominations are called for by email and if there is more than one nominee a ballot is held, either by email or, where the election concerns members of staff university-wide, this is handled centrally in the office of the Director of Student & Academic Services with ballot forms being returned there.

Election results are announced through this Office.