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 the Organisation of the University.  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 and Risk Committee (of Council) Rowena Rowley
Council Rowena Rowley
Criminal Convictions Sub-committee Kate Knight
Executive Liaison Group Kate Knight
Strategic Performance and Resources Committee (of Council) Rowena Rowley
Honorary Degrees Committee Kate Knight
International Recruitment Committee Kate Knight
Joint Planning Group (with University of Brighton)  
Nominations Committee (of Council) Rowena Rowley
Senate Rowena Rowley
Strategic Recruitment and Admissions Committee (SRAC) Kate Knight
University Executive Group (UEG) Kate Knight
University Leadership Team (ULT)  Kate Knight