About us as a charity

The University of Derby is an exempt charity

Legal name and correspondence address

University of Derby
Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB

The Objects of the University

The University's objects are, for the public benefit:


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

View Governing Council's latest Register of Interests.

View the Governing Council's Schedule of Delegation v2

Constitutional Documents

The University's constitution comprises the Articles of Association and the Ordinances.

Financial statements

The University has published its annual accounts for last year, ending 31 July, and previous years.


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

Exempt charity subsidiary

Derbyshire Student Residences Limited

Registered charity subsidiary

University of Derby Theatre Limited

Information related to the charitable activities and performance of the University of Derby Theatre Limited can be found on the Charity Commission website. The registered charity number of the company is 1129005.

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're committed to providing an environment that seeks to encourage an open and diverse community.

Schools and colleges liaison and widening participation

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