The Academic Board regulates the academic affairs of the University subject to the financial control of the Council.
I. Membership Composition
Up to 5 administrative / academic unit heads appointed by the President
1 elected academic staff member from each School (excluding all Full Professors with reference to item 8 above)
II. Terms of Reference
to approve the development and offering of all sub-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and courses/modules proposed by Schools, or other Units, and to make delegation of such approval power on offering of new courses/modules or their syllabus amendments, where appropriate;
to draw up a framework of guidelines and principles to guide the development, accreditation, operation, evaluation and review of programmes and courses/modules;
to plan, promote and regulate the teaching, learning and research activities in the University;
to approve student graduation and the conferment of academic awards of the University with the Statutes and all relevant University regulations currently in force;
to report to the Council on any academic matters, where appropriate;
to approve, monitor and review the academic standards for quality assurance of all programmes regularly with particular reference to the following aspects:
to exercise any other responsibilities and functions of academic governance as assigned to it by the Council.