Board Meeting


The Corporation Board is an independent body made up of the Principal, independent governors, staff governors and student governors.

The Corporation was established under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 for the purpose of conducting West Thames College. The College is an exempt charity and is regulated by the Secretary of State for Education.

The main responsibilities of the board are to:

• Determine and develop the College’s educational character.
• Set and communicate the College’s strategy and goals.
• Hold executive leaders to account for the educational performance and quality of the College, and for the performance of staff.
• Exercise effective control to ensure that funds and assets are protected, the College remains solvent and legal obligations are met.
• Engage with stakeholders to understand their views.

The responsibilities are set out in the Instrument and Articles of Government

The Corporation has established a number of committees to support it in its work:

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You can find more about each of the committees in their terms of reference. 

For further information, or if you feel that you could contribute to the work of the College by being a governor please contact

Karen Frost, Head of Governance, by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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