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 157KB]
Senate membership 2023-24 [PDF 152KB]
Academic Governance Framework [PDF 56KB]
The following Boards report to Senate:
During the 2023-24 academic year, Senate will meet on the following dates:
Thursday 14th March 2024
During the 2022-23 academic year, Senate met on the following dates:
Thursday 16th March 2023
Agendas and minutes for Senate prior to 2022-23 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.