Ordinances

Aberystwyth University’s Ordinances are approved by Council, on the recommendation of the Charter Committee. The Senate is also consulted on proposed changes to Ordinances relating to academic matters.

Each Ordinance can be downloaded as single PDF files:

Ordinance 01 - Members of the University

Ordinance 02 - The Chancellor and the Pro-Chancellors

Ordinance 03 - The Vice-Chancellor

Ordinance 04 - The Deputy Vice-Chancellors and Pro Vice-Chancellors

Ordinance 05 - The Council: Statement of Primary Responsibilities

Ordinance 06 - The Council: Chair of Council and Deputy Chair of Council

Ordinance 07 - The Council: Appointment of the Clerk

Ordinance 08 - The Council: Membership

Ordinance 09 - The Council: Independent Members

Ordinance 10 - The Council: Co-opted Members

Ordinance 11 - The Council: Senate Members

Ordinance 12 - The Council: Election of Non-academic Staff Member

Ordinance 13 - The Council: Quorum

Ordinance 14 - The Council: Custody and Use of the Common Seal

Ordinance 15 - The Senate: Statement of Primary Responsibilities

Ordinance 16 - The Senate: Membership

Ordinance 17 - The Senate: Election of Departmental Representatives

Ordinance 18 - The Senate: Election of Non-academic Representatives

Ordinance 19 - The Court

Ordinance 20 - Appointment of Representatives of the University on Other Bodies

Ordinance 21 - Academic Units

Ordinance 22 - Headship of Faculties

Ordinance 23 - Appointment and Promotion to Chairs, Readerships and Senior Lectureships

Ordinance 24 - Appointment of Honorary and Visiting Staff

Ordinance 25 - Conferment of the title of Research Professor, and Emeritus Professor, Emerius Reader, Emeritus Senior Lecturer

Ordinance 26 - The Organisation of Students

Ordinance 27 - Recognised Association of the Former Students of the University

Ordinance 28 - Service of Notices and Documents

Ordinance 29 - The Visitor

Ordinance 30 - Student Disciplinary Procedure

Ordinance 31 - Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures relating to the Vice-Chancellor

Ordinance 38 - Transitional Provisions