Responsible for academic governance, academic standards and quality of the student experience.
Members and composition
The Academic Board is made up of a mix of Executive and non-Executive staff drawn from across the institution.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor/Provost (Deputy Chair)
Pro Vice-Chancellor: Student Experience
Pro Vice-Chancellor: Research and Enterprise
Pro Vice-Chancellor/Executive Deans (four)
Director of Learning and Teaching
Director of Graduate School
Representative Heads of Department (four; one per faculty)
- Representative Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching (rotated annually)
- Representative Associate Dean, Research and Knowledge Exchange (rotated annually)
Non-Executive (elected) members
Representative Professors (four; one per faculty)
Representative from those with responsibility for Learning and Teaching Management (four; one per faculty)
Representative from teaching staff (four; one per faculty)
Representative from Professional Services (one)
President of Students’ Union at UWE Bristol
Vice-President of Students’ Union at UWE Bristol, on the nomination of the Students’ Union President (one; normally the Vice President: Education)
Student Representatives (four; normally two undergraduate, one postgraduate taught, one postgraduate research).
The membership can also include up to two co-opted members. Co-opted members are appointed by the Board in consultation with the Chair. Co-opted members have voting rights.
Other staff in attendance
Director of Student and Academic Services
Director of Library, Careers and Inclusivity
Director of Marketing and Future Students
Chief Information Officer
Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Academic Board
Clerk and Deputy Clerk of Board of Governors
A member of the Board of Governors will observe the meeting.
Any member of staff may attend the Academic Board, and, at the invite of the Chair, may contribute to the discussions.