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

HMRC Charity Reference Number



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.