Policies and reference documents
The Office of the University Secretary has responsibility for a number of governance policies and procedures including:
The University of Reading is dedicated to conducting all its academic, administrative and commercial operations in a law-abiding and ethical manner and will not tolerate acts of bribery or corruption by staff or its associates in any jurisdictions.
In order that the standards of conduct required by the University are properly understood, attention is drawn to the following policies:
The governance arrangements of the University rely on the following documents:
Council Handbook which gives a complete overview of the University
The University's Charitable Status
The University of Reading is a registered charity.
Honorary, Visiting and Courtesy Titles
Honorary, Visiting and Courtesy titles may be conferred upon persons, other than current members of staff, who are of appropriate distinction and who have an on-going association with the University in the areas of teaching and/or research. The title should reflect their contribution to the University.
Please read about the procedure for the award of Honorary, Visiting and Courtesy Titles at the University of Reading.
An application form must be completed in each case and approved as per the procedure.
Helpful documents for servicing University Committees: