Governance and Compliance
Key information and links to UCL’s governance structure and areas of compliance managed across UCL.
UCL’s governance structure includes the Council, the Academic Board and a formal committee structure. The Council is UCL’s governing body and Academic Board its senior academic authority. The operational management of UCL is the responsibility of the University Management Committee (UMC).
The constitution and governance of UCL are defined in and regulated by the Charter and Statutes and UCL’s Regulations for Management.
Find out about research governance policies and procedures, the expectations for the conduct of research and action to be taken in response to alleged research misconduct.
The Council oversees the management and administration of UCL and the conduct of its affairs.
The University Management Committee oversees the operational management of UCL.
The Academic Board advises the Council on all academic matters and questions affecting the educational policy of UCL.
Details of formal committee constitutions and memberships, terms of reference and dates of meetings.
Information on matters of compliance managed across UCL.
Information about the objectives and regulatory framework of the Office for Students.
Further information about UCL's charitable status.
Our research governance policies and procedures outline the expectations for the conduct of research and define action to be taken in the event of suspected research misconduct.
Find further information on the academic organisation of UCL, including a list of formal academic units established by the Council and information on restructuring of the academic units.
Details of the appointment procedure for Professorial roles at UCL.
List of Honorary Degrees and Fellowships and information on nomination and award criteria.