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The Statutes and Regulations provide the core governance information of the University.

The Statutes include details concerning the role and appointment of officers of the University and the membership and responsibilities of the statutory bodies.
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Statutes and Regulations 2022/23

Further information about how the University is governed.

University Statutes

The Statutes provide the regulatory framework for the University.
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General Regulations

The rules for the conduct of members of the University.
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Codes of Practice

The codes and procedures around behaviours and standards.
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Academic Dress

The descriptions of Durham's academic dress by award.
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Honorary Degrees

The list of recipients of honorary degrees and other awards.
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Emeritus Titles

The list of current Emeritus Professors, Readers and Librarians.
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Arms and Mottos

Descriptions of arms and mottos of the University and Colleges.
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You should note that any regulation, Code of Practice or Policy may be altered or withdrawn due to circumstances beyond Durham University's reasonable control, changes in government policy or law, or where the change is deemed by the University to be of benefit to students.