Groups of Academic Departments and Areas



This Ordinance came into force on 1 September 2014. Paragraph 2.2 has been amended to reflect  the renaming of Individuals, Systems and Organisations to Professional Studies, Science and Technology in November 2014.

2.1 Each academic department or area shall be assigned to a group for the purpose of ensuring a balanced representation of the College's subject range on designated committees.  

2.2  In assigning management responsibilities for academic departments amongst Pro-Wardens, the Warden shall normally take account of the Groups set out in this Ordinance.

2.2 The groups shall be as follows:

Arts and Humanities

Academic Skills Centre; Art; Design; English and Comparative Literature; English Language Centre; History; Music; Theatre and Performance; Visual Cultures.

Professional Studies, Science and Technology

Computing; Educational Studies; Psychology; Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies; Institute of Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship; Institute of Management Studies.

Culture and Society

Anthropology; Media and Communications; Politics; Sociology; Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance;

2.3 The committees to which group representation shall apply shall be determined by Academic Board and/or Council, as appropriate to their respective positions in the committee system, and published in the same way as other aspects of committee composition.