Senior Management Committee

The Senior Management Committee is the basic executive body of the University. It also advises the Council and the Board of Governors on major University strategy, planning and policies.

I. Membership Composition


Ex-officio Members




Associate Vice-President
Deans of Schools
Director of Finance
Head of Human Resources Office
University Librarian
Director of Student Affairs


Appointed Members

Up to 5 Administrative or Academic Heads appointed by the President


In Attendance

Assistant to President
Assistant to Provost
Assistant to Vice-President (Organisational Development)



Head of Secretariat

II. Terms of Reference

The Senior Management Committee advises the President on matters relating to the strategic planning and development as well as management of the University.  When deem appropriate and necessary by the President, the Committee will act collectively on such matters,

  1. To act collectively in ensuring the effective leadership and management of the University;
  2. To develop overall long-term and short-term strategic plans and associated financial plans for the University;
  3. To consider and develop University policies and associated procedures in financial planning and control, resource allocation and staffing matters;
  4. To consider and endorse financial proposals including adjustment to remuneration package and tuition fee level of all undergraduate programmes, and to make appropriate recommendations to the Finance Committee and/ or Council;
  5. To consider and approve Residential College fees and related charges, tuition fee level of all taught postgraduate programmes which are within the Council’s approved minimum benchmark fee level, and other fees deemed appropriate as advised by P/VPs;
  6. To consider and advise on all aspects of campus facilities relating to development, maintenance, renovation, and utilization from a policy perspective;
  7. To receive annual reports from its Standing Committees, Administrative Units and Academic Support Offices as requested by the President; and
  8. To provide advice on any matters as referred by the President and undertake any other tasks as requested by the President.

November 2018