Planning, Governance and Compliance

Charity Information Gateway

In accordance with the terms of the Financial Memorandum between the University of Sussex and the Office for Students, the University makes available on this page links and information concerning its status as an exempt charity under the Charities Act 2006.  This page will be updated annually.

1. The legal name and correspondence address of the HEI.

University address

2. The main constitutional document of the HEI (such as its Royal Charter, Memorandum and Articles, or Trust deed).

The current University of Sussex Charter - Charter [DOC 48.00KB] - last amended May 2017 
The current University of Sussex Statutes - Statutes [PDF 89.09KB] - last amended September 2018 

Previous version of the Charter and Statutes of the University of Sussex (August 2009) - Charter and Statutes August 2009 [PDF 230.69KB]

3. Remuneration Committee’s Annual Report to Council

The University of Sussex has adopted The Committee of University Chairs code that requires it to submit a Remuneration Annual Report to Council by the Remuneration Committee.

The Remuneration Annual Report can be found here: Remuneration Committee Annual Report to Council 2017-2018 [PDF 252.63KB]

4. The names of the trustees on 31 January each year, together with a list of all other charities (if any) of which each trustee is then also a trustee.

The following is a list of trustees (members of the University Council) as of 31 January 2018: 

Trustee of University of SussexTrustee of the following CharitiesTrustee RoleCharity Number
Ms Kirstin Baker      
Ms Fran Barnard      
Professor Saul Becker      
Mr Chris Brodie (Chair)      
Mr Andy Bryant      
Professor Jane Cowan      
Mr Mark Devlin   Royal College of Paediatrics Trustee 1057744 
1st Place Childrens' Centre Chair of Trustees 1120124
Mr Mark Fisher AGE Concern Eastbourne Trustee - Treasurer 1101578
Ms Adrienne Fresko      
Mr Mike Fuhr      
Ms Katie Ghose      
Ms Frida Gustafsson      
Dame Denise Holt Nuffield Health Non Executive Director; Remco Quality and Safety Committees 205533 
Professor Heather Keating      
Professor Sir Peter Knight      
Ms Rosemary Martin  Lloyds Register Foundation Trustee 1145988 
Vodafone Foundation Trustee 1089625
Mr Martin McCann      
Professor Steven McGuire      
Mrs Sharmila Nebhrajani      
Professor Kate O'Riordan      
Ms Jane Parsons      
Dr Angela Smith      
Mx Jack Stockdale      
Professor Adam Tickell      


4. The full audited consolidated financial statements for 2009-10, and each year thereafter of financial statements are available.

University Finance Division website

April 2018

Public Benefit Statement

A summary of the University’s public benefit contribution can be found in our latest Financial statements.