The University operates under a Royal Charter which was granted in 1969.
University laws - Charter and statutes
- Cranfield University Charter
- Cranfield University Statutes
- Cranfield University Ordinances - governance matters
- Cranfield University Ordinances - staff matters
- Cranfield University Senate Regulations
Exempt charity status
Cranfield University is an Exempt Charity under the terms of the Charities Act 2011. Under this Act, universities are supervised by the Office for Students (OfS) as the ‘principal regulator’. The Office for Students is charged with ensuring that universities fulfil their obligations under charity law.
The legal name and correspondence address of the University is as follows:
Download previous financial statements using the links below.
Download previous council minutes using the links below.
Council Minutes October 2018
Council Minutes July 2018
Council Minutes April 2018
Council Minutes December 2017
Council Minutes October 2017
Council Minutes July 2017
Council Minutes April 2017
Council Minutes December 2016
Council Minutes October 2016
Council Minutes July 2016
Council Minutes April 2016
Council Minutes December 2015