Committee Secretary: Kristopher Harper-Allison / Abby Simpson
Governance Office: Mrs Rebecca Phillips, email email@example.com
Please note we do not take apologies for the Assembly meeting. The Assembly meeting generally take not less than 1 hour, however the duration of all meetings shall be at most two hours, it depends what is on the agenda and the level of discussion for the agenda items. See a statement on quoracy for Assembly meetings.
An Extract from the Ordinances - 2. Governance and Organisation - Assembly
4. Assembly will consist of all those persons who hold a contract of employment with the University. The Chair of Assembly will be the Vice-Chancellor or their nominee.
5. A meeting of Assembly will be called at least once in each calendar year, although if no business is submitted for debate then it will be cancelled and there will be no obligation to call a further meeting. Further meetings may be called by the Chair to discuss urgent matters at their discretion. In exercising such discretion, the Vice-Chancellor will always give due weight to any petition for such a meeting submitted by at least 40 members of Assembly.
6. The quorum for Assembly will be 40 members.
7. Assembly may discuss and declare an opinion on any matter which is relevant to the conduct of the business of the University in the pursuit of its charitable objects. 8. The rules for the conduct of Assembly will be determined from time to time by Council following appropriate consultation.
WEDNESDAY 7 DECEMBER 2022
2PM - Lecture Theatre 2
WEDNESDAY 18 MAY 2022 - cancelled
the 2020/21 meeting was cancelled
The University Ordinances detail the requirements for meetings of The Assembly. This year’s meeting was due to take place on Wednesday 19 May 2021. The Standing Committee of the Assembly had recently met to consider items submitted, of which only one question was received.
On that basis, in accordance with section five of Ordinance 2, the 2020/21 Assembly meeting was cancelled.
The Standing Committee of the Assembly will ensure that a formal response is obtained to the question. The response is available via the Documents section in 2020/21 folder on this webpage.