About the University of Leicester

Key financial information

Legal Status

Legal Name: The University of Leicester

Preferred Name: University of Leicester

University Road

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

Charity Status:
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 916 5838 94

Financial details

Financial Year: 1 August to 31 July

Download our Financial Statements and Accounts

Banking Arrangements

University Bankers: Barclays Bank

Address: 1-3 Haymarket Towers, Humberstone Gate, Leicester LE1 1WA

Sort code: 20-49-37

Account no. 00072583

IBAN: GB53BARC20493700072583


Management and Governance

Senior managementUniversity Leadership Team

Governance structure: University's governance framework

Strategic direction: Our Strategic Plan

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