Outside body

University of Aston (Convocation)

Description

Objectives

 

·         To receive the Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive’s report on the working of the University and audited accounts and shall have the right to discuss and express its opinion to the Council or the Senate upon any matter concerning the working of the University.

 

·         To appoint the Chancellor on the joint recommendation of the Council and Senate.

 

Membership

 

Class 1

These Officers of the University:

The Chancellor The Pro-Chancellor and Chair of Council, The Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive, The Pro-Vice-Chancellors The Executive Deans

Class 2

Persons who at any time have been members of the Governing Body of the College, Honorary and Elective Associates of the College

Class 3

Her Majesty’s Lieutenants of and in the Counties of Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and the West Midlands.

Class 4

Such representatives of religious bodies, not exceeding ten in number, as the Council shall from time to time determine.

Class 5

The Members of the Commons House of Parliament elected for the Constituencies in the Counties of Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and the West Midlands.

Class 6

The Chairs of the County Councils of Herefordshire Worcestershire, Shropshire Staffordshire and Warwickshire. Such other representatives of local authorities, not exceeding twenty in number, as the Council shall from time to time determine.

Class 7

One representative of each of the following Local Education -Authorities: the County Councils of Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Warwickshire; the Metropolitan District Councils of Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton

Class 8

Such representatives of industry and commerce, not exceeding fifty in number, as the Council may from time to time determine.

Class 9

Such representatives of the following, not in any category -exceeding forty in number, as the Council on the recommendation of the Senate may from time to time determine: The Engineering Council and other Professional Institutions, Research Associations and Establishments, Learned Societies, Universities, Other Educational Institutions.

Class 10

The members of the Council. The members of the Academic Staff, The Graduates of the University, including Honorary Graduates, The Associates of the College,  The President and Secretary for the time being of the Students’ Union,  Emeritus Professors,  Such other Members of the University as the Council on the recommendation of the Senate shall from time to time determine.

Class 11

Retired members of the Academic Staff. Former members of the Council,  Members of committees and advisory bodies who are not otherwise members of the Convocation,  Directors of Companies wholly owned by the University who are not otherwise members of the Convocation, Appropriate Members of the European Parliament, Such other classes or persons as may on the recommendation of the Senate be invited by the Council.

 

 

 

 

Contact information

Contact:
Sarah Pymm, Alumni Relation Officer, Aston University

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