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These web pages provide information on the constitution of Senate, its terms of reference and its work. Non-confidential papers and minutes of meetings will be made available for all staff. Senate was established on 1 September 2010 and has primary responsibility for oversight of the academic activity of Queen Mary including, amongst other things, academic standards, academic freedom and research.  Senate was established following a review of Queen Mary's governance arrangements and replaces Academic Board.  A number of the subcommittees have also changed or are no longer in operation.

Senate terms of reference [PDF 28KB]

Senate membership 2017-18 [DOC 36KB]

Academic Governance Framework [PDF 56KB]

The following Boards report to Senate:

Senate Meeting Dates and Papers

During the 2016-17 Academic Year, Senate  met on the following dates:

Thursday 13 October 2016 at 3pm, Colette Bowe Room, Queens' Building Mile End Agenda [PDF 87KB] Papers
Thursday 15 December 2016 at 3pm, Colette Bowe Room, Queens' Building Mile End Agenda [PDF 87KB] Papers
Thursday 09 March 2017 at 3pm, Colette Bowe Room, Queens' Building Mile End Agenda [PDF 87KB] Papers
Thursday 08 June 2017 at 3pm, Colette Bowe Room, Queens' Building Mile End Agenda [PDF 1,432KB] Papers



During the 2017-18 Academic Year, Senate will meet on the following dates:

Meeting dateTimeVenueAgendaPapers
Thursday 12 October 2017 3pm Colette Bowe Room, Queens' Building, Mile End Agenda [PDF 274KB]  Papers 
Thursday 07 December 2017 3pm Colette Bowe Room, Queens' Building, Mile End Agenda [PDF 268KB]  Papers 
Thursday 15 March 2018 3pm Colette Bowe Room, Queens' Building, Mile End Agenda [PDF 87KB]  Papers
Thursday 07 June 2018 3pm Colette Bowe Room, Queens' Building, Mile End    


Task and Finish Groups

A number of Task and Finish Groups have been set up since September 2010.  These Groups consider issues which require action and make recommendations to formal committees such as Senate.

Agendas and minutes for Senate prior to 2016-17 can be found in the Senate Archive section.

Agendas and minutes for Academic Board and its committees prior to 2009-2010 can be made available on request.  Please contact Jane Pallant.

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