The Council is the governing authority of the University and is responsible for the direction and superintendence of the University.
On 24 May 2022, the Council of the University approved new Charters for the following governance bodies:
- Governance and Strategy Committee
- Audit and Risk Management Committee
- Resources Committee
- Senior Appointments and Remuneration Committee
- Inclusion Committee
- Investment Management Subcommittee
The seven new Charters came into effect on 1 June 2022.