The High Council consists of 32 members who represent public bodies and the various political, socioeconomic, religious, philosophical and cultural environments. Twenty-eight members are appointed by the Board of Governors at the behest of the chair and the rector. Six members are co-opted by the High Council.
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The High Council establishes a link between the university and its environment, the city and the province. The High Council gives advice about the university's general orientation, its pluralistic nature, expansion and development and the way in which it is embedded in society as a whole.
The High Council helps defend the university's interests. The High Council's advice also proves useful in matters surrounding quality assurance in education, research and social services.