Board and Sub-Committees

The composition of the Board of Governors is subject to the Education Reform Act 1988, the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 and its Articles of Government.

The maximum number of members of the Board is currently set at 24 (25 including the Vice-Chancellor), although there may be less members serving from time to time.

You can view the confirmed, unrestricted, non-confidential minutes of the Board of Governors' meetings below. If you would like a copy of any earlier minutes please contact the Records Management Team at dpa@aru.ac.uk.

There are six sub-committees which operate under the Board's control; details of these sub-committees along with meeting minutes are included below.

Audit and Compliance Committee

Audit and Compliance Committee Terms of Reference

The Audit & Compliance Committee considers all aspects of compliance including advising the Board of Governors on the appointment of external auditors, reviewing the effectiveness of the risk management, control and governance arrangements. The Committee is also responsible for overseeing fraud policies and considering the annual accounts.

Please note that the minutes of the University Health & Safety Committee are noted at the Audit and Compliance Committee. For further information on the University Health & Safety Committee please visit the main page of the website to view these minutes.

Audit & Compliance Commitee minutes

Audit & Compliance Committee minutes - 10 November 2020

Audit & Compliance Committee minutes - 26 January 2021

Audit & Compliance Committee minutes - 18 May 2021

Audit & Compliance Committee minutes - 14 September 2021

Estates Committee

Estates Committee Terms of Reference

The Estates Committee (formerly the Capital Projects Steering Group) ensures that Anglia Ruskin University develops and maintains an appropriate Estates Strategy and makes recommendations to the Board of Governors. On the Board's behalf, the Committee considers property matters in relation to acquisitions, sales, leases and new build projects.

Estates Committee minutes

Estates Committee minutes - 28 February 2019

Estates Committee minutes - 20 May 2019

Estates Committee minutes - 3 October 2019

Estates Committee minutes - 16 January 2020

Estates Committee minutes - 14 May 2020

Estates Committee minutes - 6 October 2020

Estates Committee minutes 23 February 2021

Estates Committee minutes - 11 May 2021

Finance, Employment and General Purposes Committee

Nominations Committee

Nominations Committee Terms of Reference

This Committee is made up of the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Board, three Governors and the SU President. The Committee considers and recommends to the Board, nominations for Board membership and advises on the composition of the Board.

Nominations Committee minutes

Nominations Committee minutes - 7 February 2019

Nominations Committee minutes - 25 April 2019

Nominations Committee minutes - 26 November 2019

Nominations Committee minutes - 31 March 2020

Nominations Committee minutes - 23 September 2020

Remuneration Committee

Remuneration Committee Terms of Reference

This Committee is made up of the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Board and two Governors. This Committee discusses and agrees the salaries of senior members of the University.

Student Matters Committee

Student Matters Committee Terms of Reference

The Student Matters Committee considers reports from the Students’ Union and Student Services and considers matters referred to it by the Vice Chancellor in relation to student experience. This Committee is made up of both Governors and seven students, including a Student Governor.

Student Matters minutes

Student Matters Committee minutes - 1 November 2018

Student Matters Committee minutes - 23 May 2019

Student Matters Committee minutes - 7 November 2019

Student Matters Committee minutes - 12 March 2020

Student Matters Committee minutes - 4 June 2020

Student Matters Committee minutes - 20 October 2020

Student Matters Committee minutes - 8 June 2021

Student Matters Committee minutes - 9 March 2021