|Submission Date||July 20, 2018|
|3.00 / 3.00||
Deputy President and Registrar
Office of the Deputy President and Registrar
UCC's Student Council is the primary decision making body of the Student Union. At least 6 times a year, reps from each class come together to discuss issues and to mandate officers to pursue a particular course of action.
The president and deputy president of the Student's Union sit on Governing Body https://www.ucc.ie/en/ocla/govbod/member/ . This is the highest body within UCC - https://www.ucc.ie/en/ocla/univgov/orgstruct/ . The SU positions are elected by the main student body as representative of them, for a term of one year.
UCC Committee on Staff is responsible to the Governing Body for the oversight of development and implementation of policies and procedures related to the welfare and conditions of employment of staff, the assurance of equality and compliance with relevant employment law, health and safety requirements and best practice in personnel management.
Non-academic staff representatives to governing body are elected by the democratically by the remainder of non-academic staff in the university. More information is available on the university statute available - https://www.ucc.ie/en/media/support/ocla/governingbody/documents/GBElectionsRegulationMay11.pdf
Academic Council is the primary internal authority responsible for academic affairs. Its terms of reference and membership are laid out in the Principal Statute of the University. Academic Council meets approximately 6 times per academic session. https://www.ucc.ie/en/academicsecretariat/academiccouncil/
Academic staff are elected to governing body democratically by the population of academic staff in the university. Further information is available in the university statute - https://www.ucc.ie/en/media/support/ocla/governingbody/documents/GBElectionsRegulationMay11.pdf
UCC's governing body has representation from a number of external organisations - https://www.ucc.ie/en/ocla/govbod/member/
In addition, UCC's Civic Engagement Plan outlines a plan for "best practice governance infrastructure for engagement, with dedicated support roles and a Community Advisory Council. Establish a Civic Engagement Committee in each college and a college Champion(s) with responsibility supporting each college’s activities on an ongoing basis." https://www.ucc.ie/en/media/centralmedia/UCC_Civic_Engage_2017a.pdf
|Yes or No|
|Local government and/or educational organizations||Yes|
|Private sector organizations||Yes|
|Civil society (e.g. NGOs, NPOs)||Yes|
See governing body membership - https://www.ucc.ie/en/ocla/govbod/member/
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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.