The Academic Council assists the Governors in the Planning, coordination, development and overseeing of the educational work of the College, and is chaired by the President or delegated to a nominee 

The principal functions of the Academic Council are

  •  To design, develop and implement appropriate s programmes of study;
  • To make representations to the Governors for the establishment of appropriate structures to implement the programmes referred to above
  • To make recommendations to the Governors on programmes for the development of research
  • To make recommendations to the Governors for the selection, admission, retention and exclusion of students generally
  • Subject to the approval of the Governors to make and to implement the academic regulations of the College
  • To agree with the Governors the form of regulations to be made by the Academic Council for the conduct of examinations and for the evaluation of academic progress
  • To make recommendations to the Governors for the award of Fellowships. Scholarships. Bursaries and other awards
  • To make general arrangements for tutorial or other academic counselling.
  • To exercise any other functions that may be delegated to it by the Governors
  • To implement any regulations which may be made by the Governors concerning any of the matters aforesaid
  • Subject to approval by the Governors ,to establish such and so many committees ,consisting either wholly or partly of persons who are not members of the College as it thinks proper to assist it in the performance of its functions
  • Subject to the directions of the Governing Body, the Academic Council may regulate its own procedure

Academic Council currently has four sub-committees:

  • Academic Operations Committee
  • Learning & Teaching Committee
  • Research Committee
  • Academic Standards Committee