Legal Status and Governance Framework
Instrument and Articles of Government Documents Item
1967-1996A file to consider the new Instrument and Articles of Government required after the change from College of Technology to Polytechnic. Also different versions of the document over the institutional history.
Includes The Partnership Statement of 1998, setting out the relationship and expectations between the institution and its students.
Institutional Charters Item
1970-1992Two charters granted from HM Queen Elizabeth II granting the insitution new status, initially as a Polytechnic (1970) and later as a University (1992). An explaination of the College's coat of arms from the College of Arms. Also a framed instrument for the Polytechnic signed by Margaret Thatcher.
Development Scheme Documents Item
Representation on Councils, Committees and Assemblies file Item
1990sIncludes a file with the terms of reference of the main university committees and their membership as of 1992.