In accordance with Aberystwyth University’s Supplementary Royal Charter, the Senate is “the academic authority of the University and shall be responsible to the Council for the academic functions of the University in teaching and research and the regulation of the academic interests of the students”. The Senate’s constitution, powers and functions are provided by Ordinances.

Further details on the Senate’s responsibilities, membership and decisions can be found on the relevant sub-pages.

Ordinance which outlines the Powers and Responsibilities of the Senate.