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Capital Development Committee

Sun striking the Clocktower

Terms of Reference

  • To advise the Council on the physical design, development and maintenance of the university including campus landscaping elements;
  • To advise Council on planning issues relating to its campuses;
  • To advise the Council on the capital buildings programme of the university and the acquisition or disposal of any property;
  • To advise on capital expenditure priorities for capital development including Information Technology development;
  • To consider and recommend to Council on all capital expenditure proposals over $1.5million;
  • To receive progress reports of approved projects.


  • The Vice-Chancellor (Convenor)
  • The Chancellor
  • 3 members of the Council
  • 3 members of the Academic Staff (appointed after consultation with Pro-Vice-Chancellors)
  • The Chief Operating Officer

In attendance

  • The Chief Financial Officer
  • Head, Project Management Office;
  • The Director of Property Services;
  • The Director, Campus Development;
  • Registrar & Secretary to the Council (Secretary).

Meeting Dates 2018

All at 2.00pm, Committee Room North, First Floor, Clocktower Building

27 February, 27 March, 22 May, 26 June, 28 August, 23 October

Campus Planning and Design Sub-Committee

The Campus Planning and Design Sub-Committee is a sub-committee of the Capital Development Committee.


  • Vice-Chancellor (Convenor) or nominee

  • Chief Operating Officer

  • Director of Property Services

  • University Architect

  • Up to 3 members of the community (for their expertise)