About us as a charity

Exterior of Kedleston Road site

The University of Derby is an exempt charity

Legal name and correspondence address

University of Derby
Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB

The objectives of the University of Derby are to:

  • advance the education of the public
  • promote and develop any art or science for the public benefit
  • study and conduct research in any art of science for the public benefit
  • provide accommodation and related facilities for students and staff in Derbyshire.


The governing body of the University is the Council who are also charitable trustees of the University. Further information about the Council, list of University Council members and biographies are available on the University governance website.

Financial statements

The University’s financial statements for the year ending 31 July 2014 and previous years are available on the finance website.


The University also has connections with local organisations that act as our subsidiaries.

Working with the community

We're committed to giving access to education for all. Visit the community page to find out more.

Caring for our environment

We're committed to reducing our impact on the environment and the local community, so we're a University that really does care.

Equality and diversity

We are proud to be investors in diversity.

Education Liaison 

We offer a range of activities, presentations and workshop that can help students get an accurate insight into higher education.