Planning, Governance and Compliance


The Governance Office coordinates a number of committees to ensure institutional business is handled efficiently and in accordance with the Statutes and Regulations of the University.

For a general overview of the structure of the University's senior committees, refer to Principal committees [PDF 56.01KB].  The full and official statement of the approved terms of reference, composition and reporting lines of University committees and officerships is set out in the Organisation of the University.

Please refer to the Committee timetable for information on when committees are scheduled throughout the current academic year.

Details of the membership, meeting dates and papers of University Committees are published and can be accessed via Sussex Direct.

Information on Committees management.

The following committees are currently handled by the division:

Audit Committee (of Council) Rowena Rowley
Capital Programmes Committee Rowena Rowley
Chairs' Group (of Council committees) Rowena Rowley
Collaborative Provision Committee Gavin Harrison
Council Rowena Rowley
Criminal Convictions Sub-committee Kate Knight
Doctoral School Board Paul Roberts
Doctoral Studies Committee Camilla Briault
Enterprise Panel Louise Spenceley
Equality and Diversity Committee Nicola Callaghan
Ethical Review Committee Louise Spenceley
Executive Liaison Group Kate Knight
Finance & Investments Committee (of Council) Rowena Rowley
Health, Safety and Environment Committee Nicola Callaghan
Honorary Degrees Committee Kate Knight
Human Resources Committee Nicola Callaghan
International Recruitment Committee Kate Knight
Joint Planning Group (with University of Brighton)  
Nominations Committee (of Council) Rowena Rowley
OFFA Steering Group Louise Spenceley
Performance Committee (of Council) Rowena Rowley
Portfolio Approval Committee (PAC) Damien Jarvis
Remuneration Committee (of Council) Rowena Rowley
Research Governance Committee Louise Spenceley
Research and Knowledge Exchange Committee Louise Spenceley
Scholarships & Awards Committee Nicola Callaghan
School Administrator's Group Kate Knight
Senate Rowena Rowley
Strategic Data Reporting,Optimisation and Forecasting Group (SDROFG) Alex Elliott
Strategic Recruitment and Admissions Committee (SRAC) Kate Knight
Student Discipline Committee Alex Elliott
Teaching & Learning Committee (TLC) Chris Wellings
University Executive Group (UEG) Kate Knight
University Leadership Team (ULT)  Kate Knight