Committees of Council

The following tables include all committees and University bodies which, under the University’s Statutes and Regulations, explicitly report to Council or to one of its main committees. Links to the specific legislation are provided next to the committee name, under “Remit, composition and related matters”, followed by links to the current membership, where published.  Membership lists are maintained locally and updated at least termly. Queries about membership should be addressed to the individual Committee Secretary or Main Contact given on the relevant membership page. 

Current membership of Council is available on the Council website.

The committees are generally listed according to their reporting structure. To quickly search for a specific committee, press [ctrl]+f, and type in a key word from the committee name.

Main committees of Council

Divisional Boards

Committees reporting directly to a main committee of Council

Committee Name Remit, composition and related matters Membership (oxonly) 
Education Committee  
Joint Subcommittee of the Education Committee with Student Members Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 33 Membership
Permanent Private Hall Supervisory Committee: Subcommittee of the Education Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 35 Membership
Quality Assurance Subcommittee of the Education Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 34 Membership
Sports Strategic Subcommittee of the Education Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 30 Membership
Student Wellbeing Subcommittee of the Education Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 32 Membership
Student Fitness to Study Panel Council Regulations 1 of 2012 Membership
     
General Purposes Committee  
Clubs Committee Council Regulations 2 of 2004 - Part 2  
College Accounts Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 14 Membership
Conflict of Interest Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 15 Membership
Safety, Health and Environment Management Subcommittee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 20 Membership
Consultative Committee for Health and Safety   Membership
Committee for the Proctors' Office Council Regulations 2 of 2004 - Part 6 Membership 
Security Subcommittee of the General Purposes Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 36 Membership
Committee on Statutes before the Privy Council Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 31 Membership
Trusts Management Board   Standing Orders Membership  
     
Planning and Resource Allocation Committee  
Budget Subcommittee of the Planning and Resource Allocation Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 9 Membership
Buildings and Estates Subcommittee of the Planning and Resource Allocation Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 10 Membership
Curators of the University Parks Council Regulations 2 of 2004 - Part 10 Membership
Capital Steering Group Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 11 Membership
Information Technology (IT) Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 22 Membership 
Property Management Subcommittee of the Planning and Resource Allocation Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 27 Membership
     
Research and Innovation Committee    
Central University Research Ethics Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 13 Membership
Medical Sciences Interdivisional Research Ethics Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 13 Membership
Social Sciences and Humanities Interdivisional Research Ethics Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 13 Membership
Oxford Tropical Research Ethics Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 13 Membership

Other committees reporting directly to Council or to a committee of Council

 

Committee Name Remit, composition and related matters Membership (oxonly) 
Committee on Animal Care and Ethical Review Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 7  
Audit and Scrutiny Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 8 Membership
College Contributions Committee Council Regulations 1 of 2020 Membership
Continuing Education Board Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 16 Membership
Committee for Development and Alumni Relations Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 17 Membership
Oxford University Alumni Board Council Regulations 2 of 2004 - Part 11  
Committee to Review Donations and Research Funding  Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 18 Membership 
Finance Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 19 Membership
Committee on Honorary Degrees Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 21 Membership
Investment Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 23 Membership
Curators of the University Libraries Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 24 Membership
University Archives Subcommittee of the Curators of the University Libraries Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 24  
Planning and Housing Strategy Group Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 37 Membership
Nominations Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 26 Membership
Committee to Review the Salaries of Senior University Officers Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 28 Membership
Socially Responsible Investment Review Committee Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 29 Membership
Strategic Capital Steering Group Council Regulations 15 of 2002 - Part 12 Membership
Nominating Committee for the  Vice-Chancellorship Council Regulations 21 of 2002  

Other committees 

 

Other bodies which report their findings to Council or to the Vice-Chancellor

Contact us


Committee structure and relationship to Council 

Email: council.sec@admin.ox.ac.uk

 

 

Individual committees 

Contact the secretary of the relevant committee as stated on the committee’s membership page