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.
The following Boards report to Senate:
- Taught Programmes Board
- Degree Examination Boards
- Research Degree Programmes and Examinations Board
- Ethics of Research Committee
- Partnerships Board
- Education Quality and Standards Board
Senate Meeting Dates and Papers
During the 2021-22 academic year, Senate will meet on the following dates:
|Thursday 21st October 2021||3pm||Colette Bowe Room, Queens' Building, Mile End / Microsoft Teams||Agenda [PDF 46KB]||Papers for the meeting of Senate on Thursday 21 October 2021|
|Thursday 16th December 2021||3pm||Colette Bowe Room, Queens' Building, Mile End / Microsoft Teams||Agenda [PDF 155KB]|
Thursday 17th March 2022
|3pm||Colette Bowe Room, Queens' Building, Mile End / Microsoft Teams|
|Thursday 16th June 2022||3pm||Colette Bowe Room, Queens' Building, Mile End / Microsoft Teams|
During the 2020-21 academic year, Senate met on the following dates:
|Thursday 15th October 2020||3pm||Microsoft Teams||Agenda [PDF 159KB]||Papers for the Senate meeting on 15 October 2020|
|Thursday 10th December 2020||3pm||Microsoft Teams||Agenda [PDF 387KB]||Papers for the Senate meeting on Thursday 10 December 2020|
Thursday 4th March 2021
|3pm||Microsoft Teams||Agenda [PDF 147KB]||Papers for the Senate meeting on 4 March 2021|
|Thursday 10th June 2021||3pm||Microsoft Teams||Agenda [PDF 162KB]||Papers for the Senate meeting on 10 June 2021|
A number of Task and Finish Groups have been set up since September 2010. These Groups consider issues which require action and make recommendations to formal committees such as Senate.
Agendas and minutes for Senate prior to 2020-21 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.