The Council has six committees. These are formally constituted with written terms of reference and specified membership, including a significant proportion of external members. All are chaired by external members of the Council. The decisions of these committees are formally reported to the Council.

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Audit Committee

The Audit Committee considers the internal and external auditors' reports together with recommendations for the improvement of the College's systems of internal control and management's responses and implementation plans. It also receives and considers reports from the Funding Council as they affect the College's business and monitors adherence to regulatory requirements.

Nominations Committee

The Nominations Committee considers nominations for membership of the Court, Council and Council's Committees.

Remuneration Committee

The Remuneration Committee determines the remuneration of senior staff in the College including the Rector.

Risk Committee

The Risk Committee's primary objective is to consider the strategic risks facing the College and the actions proposed to mitigate these risks.

Endowment Board

The Endowment Board manages those College assets that are not essential to the core academic mission of the College and that can therefore be managed with a pure investment focus.

Imperial West Syndicate

The Imperial White City Syndicate advises the Council on the strategic development of the Imperial West site, reviews all aspects of the planned development of Imperial West, and oversees major spending decisions via the stage gate process.