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

Ordinance 03 - The Pro-Chancellors

Ordinance 04 - The Treasurer

Ordinance 05 - The Vice-Chancellor

Ordinance 06 - The Deputy Vice-Chancellors and Pro Vice-Chancellors

Ordinance 07 - The Council Statement of Primary Responsibilities

Ordinance 08 - The Council: Chair of Council

Ordinance 09 - The Council: Appointment of the Clerk

Ordinance 10 - The Council: Membership

Ordinance 11 - The Council: Independent Members

Ordinance 12 - The Council: Co-opted Members

Ordinance 13 - The Council: Senate Members

Ordinance 14 - The Council: Election of Non-Academic Staff Members

Ordinance 15 - The Council: Quorum

Ordinance 16 - The Council: Custody and Use of the Common Seal

Ordinance 17 - The Senate: Statement of Primary Responsibilities

Ordinance 18 - The Senate: Membership

Ordinance 19 - The Senate: Election of Departmental Representatives

Ordinance 20 - The Senate: Election of Heads of Support Departments

Ordinance 21 - The Court

Ordinance 22 - The Court: Functions and Annual Meeting

Ordinance 23 - Academic Institutes

Ordinance 24 - Headship of Academic Institutes

Ordinance 25 - Appointment and Promotion to Chairs, Readerships and Senior Lectureships

Ordinance 26 - Appointment of Honorary and Visiting Staff

Ordinance 27 - Conferment of the Title of Research Professor; and Emeritus Professor, Emeritus Reader, Emeritus Lecturer and Emeritus Senior Lecturer

Ordinance 28 - Appointment of Representatives of the University on Other Bodies

Ordinance 29 - The Organisation of Students

Ordinance 30 - Recognised Associations of the Former Students of the University

Ordinance 31 - Services of Notices and Documents

Ordinance 32 - The Visitor

Ordinance 33 - Student Disciplinary Procedure

Ordinance 34 - Disciplinary Procedure for all Staff

Ordinance 35 - Grievance Procedure

Ordinance 36 - Redundancy Avoidance Policy

Ordinance 37 - Managing Sickness Absence Policy

Ordinance 38 - Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures relating to the Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Pro Vice-Chancellors

Ordinance 39 - Transitional Provisions

Ordinance 40 - The Council: Deputy Chair of Council

Ordinance 41 - Collective Grievance Procedure

Ordinance 42 - Disciplinary Procedure during Probation