About the University of Leicester

Charity Status

Information correct as of 26 April 2023

The University is an exempt charity within the meaning of Schedule 3 of the Charities Act 2011 and as such is a charity within the meaning of Paragraph 1 of Schedule 6 to the Finance Act 2010.

HMRC Charity Reference number


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.

  • Mr G Acquah
  • Dr H Barton
  • Ms L Blyth - Leicester Theatre Trust
  • Professor N Canagarajah
  • Mr M Cullen
  • Dr S Dale-Black
  • Mr G Dixon - Leicester Theatre Trust Ltd, Malawi Foster Care, Company of Entrepreneurs Trust
  • Ms C Ellis
  • Ms R Jenkins - University of Leicester Students’ Union
  • Mr I Johnson - The Forbes Charitable Foundation, A L Aston Family Settlement, Leicestershire and Rutland Mark Benevolent Fund
  • Ms K Law - Leicester Grammar School
  • Cllr Mr R Madlani - Camden Pensions Committee, Camden Council, Opening Doors, RADA
  • Dr C Morley
  • Mr K Nagle
  • Professor M Purnell
  • Dr V Sharma - Rainbows Children's Hospice
  • Professor J Shaw
  • Mr R Tapp - International Lawyers' Project, The Centre for Tomorrow's Company, Northampton and District Organists' Association, St Mary Magdalene Parochial Church Council, Castle Ashby, Northants, Scott Bader Commonwealth Limited

For a full list of Council Members' Declarations of Interest or any queries please contact:

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

Financial statements

Find full audited consolidated financial statements for previous years.

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