Division of General Counsel, 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 2011.  This page will be updated annually.

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

University address

2. Company Number

The University's company registration number is RC000672. It has an RC prefix as the University was established by royal charter.

3. 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 March 2012 
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]

4. 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 2022-23 

5. 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) last updated 16 May 2023 (reviewed June 2024). If you have any queries regarding this information, please contact L.Spenceley@sussex.ac.uk

Trustee of University of SussexTrustee of the following CharitiesTrustee RoleCharity Number
Ms Rosemary Martin (Chair)  Lloyds Register Foundation Trustee  1145988
Professor Michael Luck      
Mr Tony Bullman       
Professor Stephen Caddick       
Mr David Curley       
Mr Mark Devlin   Concern UK Chair of Trustees 1092236
St Martin in the Fields Charity Chair of Trustees 1156305 
National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy Chief Executive 00756798
Ms Katie Ghose  St George's House, Windsor Trustee 1071186
Prof Miriam Zukas      
Ms Susan Angoy Topsy Foundation UK Trustee 1115428
Professor Paul O'Prey      
Ms Jane Parsons      
Ms Aleema Shivji       
Mr Nick Watson      
Mr Richard Zaltzman      
Professor Sara Crangle      
Dr Kristine Hickle      
Professor Jo Moran-Ellis      
Ms Pippa Robinson      
Professor Gordon Finlayson      
Dr Charlotte Skeet      
Professor Sasha Roseneil Institute of Development Studies  Trustee  306371
Miss Rose Lineham      
Mr Josh Francis       


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

University Finance Division website


Public Benefit Statement

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