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University Constitution


The University of Leeds (as it is formally and legally known) is an independent corporation established by Royal Charter. Its objects, powers and framework of governance are set out in the Charter and its supporting statutes, amendments to which must be approved by the Privy Council.

To view the University's Charter, Statutes, Ordinances and General Regulations, please select the appropriate link below:

The Charter

The Statutes

The Ordinances

The General Regulations


To view details of any amendments made to these documents, please select the appropriate link below:


Last updated 1 February 2019 (HJP)