Charity Status

Information correct as of 1 January 2018

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.

Legal name

The University of Leicester

Preferred name

University of Leicester

Correspondence address

University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH

Constitutional document

Royal Charter


Members of Council - with information on other charities of which individuals are also trustees.

For any queries please contact:

Mrs Vicky Harrison
Governance Office
+44 (0)116 223 1458

  • Mrs J Arthur - Trustee: Leicester Cathedral Charitable Trust; Leicestershire Historic Churches Trust; Harry James Riddleston Charity of Leicester
  • Professor P Boyle – Trustee: van Geest Foundation; The Association of Commonwealth Universities
  • Professor E Burke
  • Mr G Dixon - Trustee: Leicester Theatre Trust; Malawi Foster Care; University of Leicester Students’ Union
  • Ms M Duke
  • Mrs C Ellis – Trustee: Raising Health (the Charitable Funds of Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust); The Dixie Grammar School; St Botolphs Church
  • Professor Dame Janet Finch – Trustee: Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Mr M Hindle
  • Mr I Johnson - Trustee: Forbes Charitable Foundation
  • Dr D Luckett - Trustee: The Pilgrims School, Winchester; Sherborne Preparatory School
  • Dr S Macleod
  • Mr D Moore - Trustee: Milton Keynes University Hospital Foundation Trust
  • Ms A Moran – Trustee: University of Leicester Students’ Union; Leicester Services Partnership
  • Mr A Morgan
  • Professor P O'Brien
  • Mrs S Osborn - Trustee: Big Difference Company Limited
  • Professor E Raven
  • Professor J Schwabe
  • Dr V Sharma - Trustee: The Caxton Foundation; Rainbows Children’s Hospice
  • Ms C Thorogood - Trustee: Nottingham College
  • Dr B Towle – Trustee: Parochial Church Council, Loughborough Parish Church; Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society

Financial statements

Full audited consolidated financial statements for FY 2016-2017 and previous years.