The 5th Chair of the Academic Committee, Christopher Lim OC VC, has taken the personal decision to temporarily step aside as Secretary for Old Carthusians, a member of the Business Council, and Instructor-General’s Development Commissioner, in order to pursue further education and career ventures.

The Business Council has accepted the decision by Christopher Lim OC VC to step down as Secretary for OC Affairs and an MBC . While Secretary Lim was no longer a student, he made the decision to continue preparing the Academic Committee for the future, and we thank him for his efforts. From May onwards, Secretary…


Statement from the Assistant Treasurer’s Office

The 5th Chair of the Academic Committee and former Secretary of Development, Christopher Lim, has been elected inaugural Chairman of the Future Development Commission, assisting the Secretary for Development in implementing the Business Council’s FDA for 2021.

The Business Council has approved the appointment of Christopher Lim, Hon. MBC, as inaugural Chairman of the Future Development Commission, a special commission launched by the Secretariat-General which will involve experts on Academic Affairs, including former External Secretaries and the Committee Chair.

Christopher Lim, Hon. MBC, who also serves as our Secretary for OC Affairs, will assist the Development Secretary and the Assistant…


Joint statement from the Assistant Treasurer of the Academic Committee and the Business Council’s Appointments Committee on Chair Christopher Lim, 3rd June 2021.

The Business Council has approved the appointment of Christopher Lim, Hon. MBC, as inaugural Secretary for Old Carthusian Affairs, an advisory position in the Chair’s Office.

As Chair of the Academic Committee, Mr Lim pioneered the establishment of Liaison House, the Network Summit, and advancing external relations. …


Statement by the Academic Committee Chair, Christopher Lim MBC, on the Leadership election in the PARC Alliance Group. 1st May 2021.

Statement by the 5th Chair, Christopher Lim MBC, on the Alliance Leadership Election

I am proud to announce that I have been elected to the Leadership of the Alliannce Group in PARC.

This week, members of the Academic and IT Committees agreed to form a joint group, the Alliance Group, and to elect a leader over the week. I am proud to have garnered the support of MBCs to be their joint chief representative within the Pupil Affairs Review Commission.

PARC is meant to create a dialogue between committees so we could…


Statement by 5th Academic Committee Chair, Christopher Lim MBC, on the Business Council motion to elect a Secretary-General of the Academic Committee. 21st April 2021

Statement by Christopher Lim MBC, 5th Chair of the Academic Committee

This afternoon, I proposed a Motion in the Business Council, the Committee’s highest agenda-setting body, to declare the Secretary General position vacant, the first in a series of steps to elect the 6th Chair of the Academic Committee. I am happy to say that the Business Council agreed and gave the Motion assent, with the President declaring the Secretaryship-General open.

This is the 4th Committee Election since 2018. The first two elections were elections for…


This is a speech by the Academic Committee Chair, Christopher Lim, at the Pupil Council meeting of committees (MoC), 22 March 2021.

Thank you very much, Sir.

Since January 2020, I’ve had the privilege of leading the Academic Committee as Chair and Development Secretary, working with a team of enthusiastic and dedicated members. Over the past academic year, since I last spoke to this council in September, we’ve achieved our goals and objectives, and much more.

I had the honour of hosting and organising the Network Summit, where we were able to bring together academics at some of the UK’s…

Liaison House

The External Office and Liaison Dept of the @AcademicCmte. Hosted the #NetworkSummit — more is coming! We do partnerships, collaboration & community. 🇬🇧

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