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Governance

Governance at UON

The University has several forms of governance, codes, and positions that come to together to help us run effectively.

Governing Documents

Board of Governors

Our Board of Governors are members of the Higher Education Corporation and are its governors and charitable trustees. The members of the Board are drawn from the private, public, and voluntary sectors, including staff and students of the University.

Governance codes

The governance of the University is conducted in accordance with the seven principles of public life:

  • selflessness
  • integrity
  • objectivity
  • accountability
  • openness
  • honesty
  • leadership

The University has adopted and complies with the Higher Education Code of Governance. There is a clear Code of Conduct with which all governors are expected to comply.

Charitable Status

The University is an exempt charity under the Charities Act. The University’s charitable purpose is the advancement of education.

More information is available on our Charitable Information page.

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