Charity Status

Information correct as of 1 January 2019

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; St Philips Centre; Leicestershire Victoria County History Trust; Warning Zone; Lt Col J D Player Trust
  • Professor P Boyle - Trustee: The Association of Commonwealth Universities
  • Professor E Burke
  • Professor S Davies
  • Mr G Dixon - Trustee: Leicester Theatre Trust Ltd; Malawi Foster Care; University of Leicester Students’ Union
  • Professor S Dudley
  • Ms M Duke
  • Mrs C Ellis - Trustee: Sibson District Church Council
  • Professor Dame J Finch
  • Mr M Hindle
  • Mr I Johnson - Trustee: Forbes Charitable Foundation; Anthony Aston Family Settlement
  • Mr A Majithia - Trustee: Voluntary Action Leicestershire
  • Mr A Mamujee - Trustee: Leicester Arts Centre (Phoenix Film); The Mamujee Foundation
  • Ms A Moran - Trustee: University of Leicester Students’ Union
  • Mr A Morgan
  • Professor P O'Brien
  • Mrs S Osborn
  • 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 2017-2018 and previous years.