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Governing instruments and related documents

The power and functions of Council and Senate are set out in the governing instruments of the University. Council and Senate retain or delegate those powers to other bodies and individuals and make regulations for how they should be exercised. The University complies with the Committee of University Chairs Code of Governance.

The University publishes governance documents in the public interest or to meet legal or regulatory requirements.


Governing instruments


CHARTER, STATUTES, CHARITABLE STATUS

Royal Charter, granted in 1905 (PDF, 141KB)

Statutes of the University (PDF, 153KB)

Charitable Status


UNIVERSITY CALENDAR

Calendar

Governance documents


ACCESS AND PARTICIPATION

Access and Participation Statement (PDF, 135KB)


AUDIT

Download the following documents on the Council papers web page:

  • Annual Report of the Audit Committee
  • Internal Audit Annual Report (appendix of the Annual Report of the Audit Committee) 

Audited Financial Statements

Value for Money


CONSUMER PROTECTION

Self-Assessment of Compliance with Consumer Protection Law (PDF, 119KB)


ETHICAL GOVERNANCE

Our Code of Ethics

Research Ethics

Freedom of Speech (PDF, 75 KB)

Modern Slavery Statement


REGISTER OF INTERESTS

Register of Interests (Full version) (PDF, 793 KB)


REGULATIONS

University Council (PDF, 863 KB)

University Senate (PDF, 2,678KB)

Scheme of Delegation (PDF, 236 KB)


RISK MANAGEMENT

Risk Management


SENIOR REMUNERATION

Senior Remuneration Committee


STATEMENT OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Corporate Governance Statement (PDF, 105KB)


STRATEGIC DIRECTION AND MISSION

Our Strategic Plan website


STUDENT MATTERS

Complaints and Appeals Procedures

Complaints to the Office of the Independent Adjudicator

Electoral Registration - Facilitation

Student Protection Plan (PDF, 90KB)

Student Protection Plan for the International Faculty (PDF, 88KB)