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Governance


The Council of The Graduate Union and each of its members uphold the mission and vision of The Graduate Union, oversee the meeting of our purposes as outlined in the Rules of the association and have the following responsibilities:

Responsibility 1
to determine and action strategic direction, core values and an ethical framework for The Graduate Union
Responsibility 2
to appoint, dismiss, direct, support professional development for, evaluate the performance of, and determine the remuneration of, the Chief Executive Officer and Head of College.
Responsibility 3
to approve, monitor and review the financial and non-financial performance of the organisation; and ensure that financial and non-financial risks are identified and managed appropriately.
Responsibility 4
to ensure an effective, efficient and transparent system of internal controls with policies on key issues applied effectively and legally.
Responsibility 5
to ensure that The Graduate Union complies with all relevant laws, codes of conduct and appropriate standards of behaviour.
Responsibility 6
to agree to, respect and comply with the Council Governance Standards.
Responsibility 7
to make decisions for the betterment of The Graduate Union and of the graduate sector as a whole.

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Responsibility 8
to represent The Graduate Union and to foster an engaged and inclusive worldwide community of graduates.
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