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Leadership and governance

27 July 2023

UC is governed by the University Council. It sets UC's policies, approves degree regulations and financial and capital matters, and more. Learn about the committees, the board, the delegations of authority, and everything else that goes into governing UC.


People prepared to make a difference — tangata tū, tangata ora

UC is led by Tumu Whakarae | Vice-Chancellor who is the equivalent of the Chief Executive of the University.

Te Kaunihera o Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University Council is the equivalent of the board of directors the Vice-Chancellor reports to.

The Council is chaired by Tumu Kaunihera | Chancellor, the equivalent of the chairman of the board.

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