University Court

Role of the Court

The role of the Court is set out as follows in clause XIV of the Charter:
There shall be a Court of the University. The role of the Court shall be to provide a public forum for communication and discussion of the University’s activities. The composition and functions of the Court shall be as provided by Ordinance.

The composition of the Court is set out in Ordinance.

Court Membership


2022 meeting

The annual meeting of the Court will be held in Aberystwyth Arts Centre Cinema on Thursday, 12 May 2022, at 2:00pm.

The order of the meeting will be as follows:

  1. Welcome address by the Chancellor, Lord Thomas of Cwmgïedd.
  2. Report on the work of the University by the Chair of Council, Dr Emyr Roberts.
  3. Address by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Elizabeth Treasure, on developments at the University during 2021.
  4. Presentation by Dr Jenny Mathers, “Russia’s War in Ukraine: What We Have Learned So Far”.

In keeping with previous years, there will be an opportunity for Court members to ask questions following each of the above items.



Aberystwyth University staff and students are invited to attend the University Court’s annual meeting on Thursday 12 May 2022. To book your place, simply log on (using your AU username and password) and choose the session you'd like to attend. Booking is essential as places are limited.