Since 1st January 2010 ITC Faculty Council (FC) is the official medium to represent staff and student interests. Comprising an equal number of staff and student representatives, the FC is the faculty’s highest participation body. It consults with the Dean about faculty policy; the Dean cannot implement policy without FC approval. The FC e.g. advises the Dean about the use of financial resources for education and research. The FC and Dean must also agree on the establishment or termination of chairs.