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

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.

Current expenses for Vice Chancellor and Senior Staff are available to download in the accordions below. Previous periods of expenses are also available to download.

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 regular effectiveness reviews of its governance arrangements. The last external effectiveness review was carried out in 2018-19.

Acceptance of Gifts and Hospitality

The University’s policy and procedure on the Acceptance of Gifts and Hospitality applies to all staff, governors, external committee members and University officers.

For further information, please contact the Clerk’s Office.

Modern Slavery Statement

The University of Northampton takes a zero tolerance approach to slavery and human trafficking and has developed various policies and practices to achieve the highest levels of ethical and human rights principles in its business conduct. Our statement highlights the extensive work undertaken across UoN to achieve this aim.

Please download the full Modern Slavery Statement for further information.

Register of Interests

The University is committed to maintaining the highest standards in the conduct of its business. This requires everyone associated with the University to conduct themselves with integrity, impartiality, honesty and professionalism at all times, and to avoid any conflict arising between their official University duties and their private interests.

Annually, members of the Board, officers, external committee members and certain designated members of staff provide the University with information relating to their other interests and activities and any other charities of which they are a trustee.

This information is held by the Clerk to the Board of Governors and reviewed annually by the Audit Committee.

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