Information on Council, Convocation and Court.

The Secretariat provides an administrative service to the University’s Council and its committees and acts as the independent Secretary to the Visitor of the University.

In this section

Visitorial process

Constititution and powers of the visitor, role of the visitor, procedures for an appeal.


The Council is the governing body of the University.


The Court primarily represents Ulster University's external stakeholders.

Honorary graduates

Honorary graduates conferred since 1985.


Convocation is the body that is empowered to discuss and declare the opinion of its members on any matter relating to Ulster University.