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

Committee NameRemit, composition and related mattersMembership (oxonly)
Education Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
General Purposes Committee Statutes and Regulations  Membership
Personnel Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Planning and Resource Allocation Committee (PRAC) Statutes and Regulations  Membership
Research and Innovation Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership

Divisional Boards

Committee NameRemit, composition and related mattersMembership (oxonly)
Humanities Divisional Board Statutes and Regulations Membership
Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Divisional Board Statutes and Regulations  
Medical Sciences Divisional Board Statutes and Regulations Membership
Social Sciences Divisional Board Statutes and Regulations Membership

Committees reporting directly to a main committee of Council

Committee NameRemit, composition and related mattersMembership (oxonly) 
Education Committee  
Careers Service Subcommittee of the Education Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Joint Subcommittee of the Education Committee with Student Members Statutes and Regulations Membership
Permanent Private Hall Supervisory Committee: Subcommittee of the Education Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Quality Assurance Subcommittee of the Education Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Sports Strategic Subcommittee of the Education Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Student Wellbeing Subcommittee of the Education Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Student Fitness to Study Panel Statutes and Regulations Membership
     
General Purposes Committee  
Clubs Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
College Accounts Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Conflict of Interest Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Health and Safety Management Subcommittee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Consultative Committee for Health and Safety Statutes and Regulations Membership
Committee for the Proctors' Office Statutes and Regulations Membership
Joint Committee for the Recognised Independent Centres Statutes and Regulations  
Subcommittee of the Joint Committee for the Recognised Independent Centres Statutes and Regulations  
Security Subcommittee of the General Purposes Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Trusts Management Board Standing Orders Membership
     
Planning and Resource Allocation Committee  
Budget Subcommittee of the Planning and Resource Allocation Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Buildings and Estates Subcommittee of the Planning and Resource Allocation Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Capital Steering Group Statutes and Regulations Membership
Property Management Subcommittee of the Planning and Resource Allocation Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
     
Research Committee    
Central University Research Ethics Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Medical Sciences Interdivisional Research Ethics Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Social Sciences and Humanities Interdivisional Research Ethics Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Oxford Tropical Research Ethics Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership

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

 

Committee NameRemit, composition and related mattersMembership (oxonly) 
Committee on Animal Care and Ethical Review Statutes and Regulations  
Audit and Scrutiny Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
College Contributions Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Continuing Education Board Statutes and Regulations Membership
Committee for Development and Alumni Relations Statutes and Regulations Membership
The Board of the Oxford University Society Statutes and Regulations  
Committee to Review Donations Statutes and Regulations Membership
Finance Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Committee on Honorary Degrees Statutes and Regulations Membership
Information Technology (IT) Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Investment Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Curators of the University Libraries Statutes and Regulations Membership
University Archives Subcommittee of the Curators of the University Libraries Statutes and Regulations  
Oxford University Museums Board Statutes and Regulations Membership
The Board of Visitors of the Ashmolean Museum Statutes and Regulations  
Standing Committee of the Board of Visitors of the Ashmolean Museum  Statutes and Regulations  
The Board of Visitors of the Botanic Garden  Statutes and Regulations  
The Board of Visitors of the Museum of the History of Science  Statutes and Regulations  
The Board of Visitors of the Museum of Natural History  Statutes and Regulations  
The Board of Visitors of the Pitt Rivers Museum  Statutes and Regulations  
Curators of the University Parks Statutes and Regulations Membership
Nominations Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Committee to Review the Salaries of Senior University Officers Statutes and Regulations Membership
Socially Responsible Investment Review Committee Statutes and Regulations Membership
Committee on Statutes before the Privy Council Statutes and Regulations Membership
Nominating Committee for the  Vice-Chancellorship Statutes and Regulations