Council and Council committees

The University's governance is supported by a committee structure which includes the University Council, Academic Board, Faculty Boards and associated committees of these bodies. Authority for their establishment and functions can be found in the University of New South Wales Act 1989, University of New South Wales By-law 2005 and the University of New South Wales Rules.



The UNSW Council is the governing body of the University, promoting the objectives and interests if UNSW. Discover more about our membership and key Council proceedings.

Council & Council committees meeting dates

Stay informed about the latest updates on UNSW's Council and committee meeting dates.

Council membership

Meet our Council members including, official members, ministerial appointments, members appointed by Council and elected members.

Council members biographies

Find out more about UNSW's Council members through their biographies as well as key areas of interest.

Council committees

The Universities governance is supported by a committee structure. View our committees, their terms of reference and membership.


You'll find key resources including, Council templates, our Risk Matrix and more.