The University's powers and framework of governance are set out in the Charter and its supporting statutes. Statute includes the procedures for academic and professional and managerial staff for redundancy, disciplinaries, dismissals, grievances and incapacity.

The sections in the Statute are: 

  • Who Council consists of and what the powers of Council are
  • The University Union
  • Audit
  • Procedure
  • Academic matters
  • Academic staff:
  • Academic staff part I - Construction, Application and Interpretation
  • Academic staff part II - Redundancy
  • Academic staff part III - Discipline, Dismissal and Removal from office
  • Academic staff part IV - Removal for incapacity on medical grounds
  • Academic staff part V - Appeals
  • Academic staff part VI - Grievance Procedures
  • Other Related Staff
  • Definitions