The Council is the governing body of the College. It is responsible for the finance, property, investments and general business of the College, and for setting its general strategic direction. The Council has six formally constituted committees, to which it delegates part of its authority.
The Court brings together alumni and neighbourhood organisations as key stakeholders, to help the College further the implementation of the College Strategy.
The Senate is the academic authority of the College. Its role is to direct and regulate the teaching work of the College.
The principal academic and administrative officer of the College is the President who has a general responsibility to the Council for maintaining and promoting the efficiency and good order of the College. As Chief Executive of the College, the President exercises considerable influence upon the development of institutional strategy, the identification and planning of new developments, and the shaping of the institutional ethos. The President focuses primarily on the College's external affairs, including development.
The Provost reports directly to the President and is responsible for the delivery of the College's core mission: education, research and translation. The Provost and the President together have responsibility for the strategic direction of the College.
The University Management Board is chaired by the President. It is the guiding coalition advising the President on all major strategic, policy and operational issues, and reporting through the President to the University Council.