Academic Board members and composition

The Academic Board is made up of a mix of Executive and non-Executive staff drawn from across the institution.


Executive members

  • Vice-Chancellor (Chair)
  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor/Provost (Deputy Chair)
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor: Student Experience
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor: Research & Business Engagement
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor/Executive Deans (4)
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor, Hartpury University
  • Director of Learning and Teaching
  • Director of Graduate School
  • Representative Heads of Department (1 per faculty)
  • Vice-Chancellor's Nominees:
    • Representative Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching (rotated on annual basis)
    • Representative Associate Dean, Research (rotated on annual basis)

Non-Executive members

  • Representative Professor elected from each faculty (4)
  • Representative from those with responsibility for Learning and Teaching Management elected from each Faculty (1 per faculty)
  • Representative from Associate Faculty Board (1)
  • Representative of Teaching Staff (1 per faculty)
  • Representative from Professional Services (1)
  • President of Students’ Union at UWE Bristol 
  • Vice-President of Students’ Union at UWE Bristol
  • Elected Student Representatives (normally 2 UG, 1 PGT, 1 PGR) (4) 

The following staff will also be in attendance:

  • Director of Student and Academic Services
  • Director of Library, Careers and Inclusivity
  • Director of ITS
  • Director, Marketing and Future Students
  • Clerk and Deputy Clerk of Academic Board
  • Clerk and Deputy Clerk of Board of Governors

Any member of staff may attend the Academic Board, and, at the invite of the Chair, may contribute to the discussions.

Minimum number of people that must be present to constitute a valid meeting (Quorum): One third of members eligible to attend.

Frequency of meetings: five per year

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