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. 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]

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 2020-21

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 2020: 

Trustee of University of SussexTrustee of the following CharitiesTrustee RoleCharity Number
Ms Kirstin Baker      
Ms Fran Barnard      
Professor Saul Becker Blackpool Carers President 01114558
Brighton Carers Patron 01015728
Mr Andy Bryant      
Mr Tony Bullman  Tower Hamlets Friends and Neighbours Director, Trustee and Board Member 04657449
Professor Stephen Caddick       
Mr David Curley       
Mr Mark Devlin   Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health Trustee 01057744 
National Centre for Young Persons with Epilepsy Chief Executive 00756798
Mr Mark Fisher AGE Concern Eastbourne Trustee - Treasurer 01101578
Ms Adrienne Fresko      
Ms Katie Ghose      
Dame Denise Holt (Chair) The King's College Foreign and Commonwealth Library Trustee 06355203
Professor Sir Peter Knight      
Professor Steven McGuire      
Professor Mario Novelli  War on Want  Trustee 208724
Professor Kate O'Riordan Allsorts Youth Project Limited Trustee 01123014
Ms Jane Parsons      
Mr Albertus Schoeman      
Ms Aleema Shivji  Humanity & Inclusion UK Executive Director 01082565
Professor Adam Tickell  Cardiomyopathy UK Trustee 01164263
Coast to Capital CEP Trustee  
Institute of Development Studies Trustee 306371
Universities UK Trustee 01001127
Mr Filip Vasilijevic      
Dr Gerhard Wolf      


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

University Finance Division website

January 2020

Public Benefit Statement

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