CARDIFF UNIVERSITY

Charity number: 1136855
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Governing document

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CHARTER ADOPTED 7 OCTOBER 1884

Charitable objects

1. THE OBJECTS OF CARDIFF UNIVERSITY SHALL BE: (1) TO ADVANCE KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION BY TEACHING AND RESEARCH AND BY THE EXAMPLE AND INFLUENCE OF ITS CORPORATE LIFE; (2) TO PROVIDE INSTRUCTION AND COURSES OF STUDY FOR PERSONS SEEKING TO QUALIFY FOR DEGREES AND OTHER AWARDS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WALES, OF CARDIFF UNIVERSITY, AND OF OTHER UNIVERSITIES AND FOR OTHER PERSONS; (3) TO PROMOTE AND MAKE PROVISION FOR RESEARCH AND FOR SUCH METHODS OF ADVANCING, DISSEMINATING, PRESERVING AND APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AS MAY BE DECIDED UPON FROM TIME TO TIME BY CARDIFF UNIVERSITY; (4) TO DEVELOP THE CHARACTER OF THE STUDENTS BY VIRTUE OF ITS CORPORATE LIFE; (5) TO PROMOTE, ITSELF OR JOINTLY WITH OTHERS, HEALTH AND WELFARE WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE NEEDS OF WALES; (6) TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE SOCIAL, CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF WALES AND THE UNITED KINGDOM. 2. CARDIFF UNIVERSITY SHALL BE A TEACHING, RESEARCH, EXAMINING AND DEGREE-AWARDING BODY AND SHALL HAVE POWER TO DO ALL LAWFUL ACTS INCLUDING (BUT WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING) POWER: (1) TO TAKE OVER ALL PROPERTY, RIGHTS, BENEFITS AND LIABILITIES OF, INCLUDING PROPERTY PREVIOUSLY HELD ON TRUST BY, UNIVERSITY OF WALES COLLEGE OF MEDICINE OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR BODY WHOSE OBJECTS ARE NOT INCONSISTENT WITH THIS OUR CHARTER; (2) TO MAKE AWARDS AND CONFER DEGREES AND OTHER DISTINCTIONS OF CARDIFF UNIVERSITY AND FOR GOOD CAUSE TO DEPRIVE A PERSON OF AN AWARD, DISTINCTION OR DEGREE OF CARDIFF UNIVERSITY.

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