The University Court has overall responsibility for the strategic direction and governance of UHI. At an operational level, the Court delegates many of its functions to the Executive Board, Academic Council and committees.
UHI is a company limited by guarantee and is regulated in accordance with its memorandum and articles of association.
The Court is responsible for the overall strategic direction and governance of the university.
The Executive Board is responsible for any planning, development or operational matters delegated to them by the Court.
To assist with its work, the University Court delegates some of its responsibilities to committees.
Academic Council and committees
Academic Council is UHI’s highest academic authority for higher education. It delegates some of its detailed responsibilities to a number of committees.
The chancellor is the titular head of the university. Appointed by the court, he or she presides over academic award ceremonies, such as graduations.
provides a connection between UHI and its communities and acts as a custodian of the UHI mission.
Policies and legal
More information is available in the university memorandum and .
Contact: Roger Sendall, committee secretary.