Key Information

Legal Status
Legal Name: The University of Leicester
Preferred Name: University of Leicester
Address: University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH
Year of Foundation: 1921 (as 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.
VAT number: GB 916583894
Financial details:
Financial Year: 1 August to 31 July
Financial Statements The University's Financial Statements & Accounts are available for download
Banking Arrangements
University Bankers: Barclays Bank
Bank Account details: See detail
Management & Governance
Senior Management University Leadership Team
Governance Structure Information on the University's governance framework
Strategic Direction University of Leicester Strategic Plan


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