To comply with a range of legal responsibilities the Board of Governors operates a range of policies and procedures; further information on compliance activities is given below.

The University of Northampton is an exempt charity within the meaning of the Charities Act.

Current expenses for Vice Chancellor and Senior Staff are available to download. Previous periods of expenses can be found in the download box to the right of the page.

The approval of policies, procedures, rules and regulation is as set out in the Scheme of Delegation.

The Senate approves academic regulations, rules and procedures.

In line with the CUC HE code of Governance, the University undertakes regulareffectiveness reviews of its governance arrangements. The last effectiveness review was carried out in 2014-15.