About us as a charity - About Us - University of Derby

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 Objects of the University

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

  • to promote and advance education and training; and
  • to promote, undertake and advance research


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.  You can also view Governing Council's latest Register of Interests here.

Constitutional Documents

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

Financial statements

The University’s published annual accounts for last year, ending 31 July and previous years are available to view by clicking here.


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.

Outreach and widening participation

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