The University Council will:
- Be responsible to the Board of Trustees for the overall planning, co-ordination, development and monitoring of the academic work of the University which includes but is not limited to its 3 core functions – teaching and learning, research and community engagement.
- Be responsible for maintaining the academic standards of the University
- Establish standing committees or other committees considered by the University Council as required to enable it to fulfil its responsibilities. The UC will determine the membership and remit of such committees and will be responsible for receiving and approving proposals or recommendations from them.