The different councils at UM are there to promote the interests of the students and staff at UM. The University Council is the central representative body for staff and students. Each faculty also has a Faculty Council. The councils are elected bodies, they provide the boards at UM with advice on policies regarding issues such as education, research, finances, human research management and organisational affairs.
The University Council is the central representative body for UM students and staff. The council provides UM's Executive Board with advice on general UM policies. On some issues, the approval of the University Council is mandatory.
Each UM Faculty also has a Faculty Council. The Faculty Council is authorised to consult with the Faculty Board about all faculty-related matters. The Council has right of consent in a number of important decisions of the Faculty Board. You can learn more about the Faculty Boards by visiting the Council pages of your faculty.