People prepared to make a difference — tangata tū, tangata ora
UC is led by the Vice-Chancellor | Tumu Whakarae who is the equivalent of the Chief Executive of the University. The University Council | Te Kaunihera o Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha is the equivalent of the board of directors the Vice-Chancellor reports to. The Council is chaired by the Chancellor | Tumu Kaunihera, the equivalent of the chairman of the board.
The University Council is the governing body of the University.
The Senior Management Team is responsible for overall management of the University.