The Instrument & Articles of Governance of the College require the publication of arrangements for consulting with students and staff at the College on the determination and periodic review of the educational charter and mission of the College and the oversight of its activities.


Student voice is at the heart of the College’s decision making and quality assurance process.

Students are consulted via the following means:

  • Student focus groups
  • Student surveys carried out by the College
  • Course representative feedback
  • Student Council

The College also engages with its Higher Education students through the feedback received as part of the National Student Survey.

Feedback from students feeds into the College’s quality assurance and review procedures, including the Self-Assessment Report and the Quality Improvement Plan.


The College values the views and opinions of staff as part of its decision making and quality assurance process.

The College seeks to engage with staff via the following means:

  • Staff surveys
  • Joint Consultation Committees
  • Staff briefings by the Senior Leadership Team & College Leadership Team
  • College Committees and Focus Groups

Staff and student governors

Our staff and student governors are elected to the Board of Governors and play a full part in the business of the board. In addition to its responsibility to review the educational character, mission, values and strategic priorities the Board also monitors all aspects of the College’s provision, its financial performance and its outcomes for students.

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