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The Council and Committees

The University has hundreds of committees, each instrumental in enabling the University and its many functions and activities to operate. The full list of University committees and other bodies, and their membership is published in Michaelmas Term and in Lent Term in the Reporter as Members of University Bodies, Representatives of the University ('Officers Number', Parts II and III).
 
The two central bodies - the University Council and the General Board of the Faculties - are supported by a number of committees and joint committees, lists of which are available from the links on the right.
 

Committee sub-sites

University Committees with sub-sites located on the governance hub are listed below. Information in these sites may be  restricted and holders of University raven accounts are advised to login (top right). Chairs or secretaries of University Committees, Boards or Syndicates interested in having a sub-site here should email governance@admin.cam.ac.uk in the first instance.
 
 

University Council

The Council is the principal executive and policy-making body of the University with general responsibility for administration and resource management.

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Audit Committee

The Audit Committee is responsible for regulatory compliance in the University, ensuring appropriate financial and governance management structures are in place.

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Finance Committee

A statutory committe of the Council, Finance Committee advises on the management of the University's assets

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General Board

The General Board of the Faculties is responsible for the academic and educational policy of the University.

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HR Committee

The HR Committee provides strategic oversight for HR policy and procedures

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Information Services Committee

The ISC has general oversight of the University's strategy for information services

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Planning and Resources Committee

The PRC advises the central bodies on strategic matters and is responsible for the conduct of high-level planning and resource management in the University

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Resource Management Committee

The RMC deals with the detailed work on resource allocation. It manages the Resource Allocation Model and advises the PRC on allocations for central heads of expenditure

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Risk Steering Committee

As an operational committee of the Council, the RSC is responsible for overseeing risk management in the University

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