Massey University

Cultural Centre and Partner


Massey University was established as a university under the Massey University Act 1964 (founding legislation). It is governed in accordance with the Education Act 1989, which defines the function and duties of the Council, and the Vice-Chancellor.

Massey University’s governing body is the University Council. This includes lay, academic, alumni and student members and is responsible for overseeing the management and control of the affairs, concerns and property of the University. The Council Chair and the ceremonial head of the University is the Chancellor, elected by Council for a one year term from within its ranks.