Charter, Statutes and Ordinances

The University Charter defines the governance of the University: its objects, statutes, ordinances, regulations, officers and powers including those that allow us to award degrees. 

The Statutes and Ordinances provide detailed information about the running of the University in terms of its governance.


The Charter of the University of Surrey is available to download:


The Statutes of the University of Surrey are available to download:


The Ordinances provide additional information on the way in which the University of Surrey is governed within the general framework of the Charter and Statutes of the University. They are available to download: