Key financial information
Legal Name: The University of Leicester
Preferred Name: University of Leicester
Year of Foundation: 1921 (as Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland University College)
Legal Status: Company Incorporated by Royal Charter
Year of Incorporation: 1957
Company number: RC000659
The University is an exempt charity within the meaning of Schedule 2 of the Charities Act 1993 and as such is a charity within the meaning of Paragraph 1 of Schedule 6 to the Finance Act 2010.
HMRC Charity Reference number: X23305
VAT number: GB 9165833894
Financial Year: 1 August to 31 July
Download our Financial Statements and Accounts.
University Bankers: Barclays Bank
See our bank account details.
Management and Governance
Senior management: University Leadership Team
Governance structure: University's governance framework
Strategic direction: Our Strategic Plan