Committees of Council
Specific committees report directly to Council on matters including financial management and performance, audit and risk, capital development, ethics and safety complicance.
It also has a Treaty of Waitangi committee with equal membership from Ngai Tahu, and the University, may, from time to time, establish special working parties to examine particular issues.
Senate reports directly to Council, advising it primarily on academic matters as the Academic Board of the University. Senate is convened by the Vice-Chancellor and its membership is drawn mainly from the heads of academic departments, but it also includes other senior academics and representatives of other teaching staff and students.
It is, in turn, advised by a number of committees and boards.