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Governance describes the processes, policies and systems by which the university is administered and directed.
The management of the university encompasses the following areas:
The University Court is the main decision making body of the university. It has the ultimate responsibility for the strategic plans of the university, and for the deployment of resources. The Court monitors the overall performance of the university and holds the Vice-Chancellor accountable for effective and efficient management.
The Vice-Chancellor's Office houses the Vice-Chancellors, Deputy Vice-Chancellors and the Secretary and Registrar, and manages other areas such as risk management and business continuity. The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Executive of the University and has overall responsibility for the management of the institution and its direction and is accountable to the University Court.
The council deals with maintenance of academic standards within the university and advising the University Court on the resource implications of its planning.
The University of Greenwich is committed to developing and maintaining an effective approach to risk management. Risk management involves a planned, systematic approach to identifying, evaluating and controlling financial, administrative, commercial and reputational risks, which might occur in the performance of business activities.
The Records Management unit at the University of Greenwich is part of the Vice-Chancellor's Office, situated at the Greenwich site. The Secretary and Registrar bears overall responsibility for records management and compliance, Freedom of Information and Data Protection.
Responsibilities and contact information for the university's senior management staff.
Read more about our policies and guidelines on a wide range of regulatory matters.