It is the responsibility of Academic Council to endeavour to ensure that best practices are implemented and University standards are maintained within Faculties, Departments and Centres of the university and that:
- Ensure there are clear admission requirements and procedures for the particular degree.
- The Academic Council may withdraw the registration of any candidate on the recommendation of the Head of Department and Registrar.
- Award degrees on the basis of Examiners' report as to whether or not the degree be awarded.
- Undertake detailed study of matters referred to it for its consideration.