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About City

Governance and leadership

City, University of London has students from over 160 countries who benefit from our internationally renowned experience of more than one hundred years' of research and education.

City, University of London is an independent corporation, founded and constituted by the grant of a Royal Charter in 1966 and now also governed by a Supplemental Charter of 2016, granted to mark the accession of City to the University of London. The Charter defines City's Council as its supreme governing body, ultimately responsible for the affairs of City.

City's Governance structure includes a framework of responsibilities delegated from the Council.

The Council delegates some of its powers to four key bodies: the Senate, Audit and Risk Committee; Remuneration Committee and Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee. It also delegates authority to the President. Each year the Council provides a Corporate Governance Statement which forms part of the Financial Statements and which describes the committees and their work throughout the year. The President is a member of Council and the leader of the University.

University of London Act 2018 Consultation