Company information and status


The University of Derby was established on 14 January 1993 under the provisions of the Further and Higher Education Act. It was subsequently incorporated as a limited company‌.  The company registration number is 3079282. The University became an exempt charity by order in Council made on 30 November 1995 (SI 1995 No 2998).

Constitutional Documents

The University’s constitution comprises the Articles of Association and the Ordinances. The Ordinances are subject to the approval of Governing Council. They may be revised or amended by approval of the Governing Council at any properly constituted meeting of the Council. The effect of any changes may be immediate or at some agreed date.  Changes to the Articles of Association can be made by the Governing Council with the consent of the Privy Council.

Legal name and correspondence address

The contact address for the University is:

University of Derby
Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB

Any queries related to Governance should be addressed, in the first instance, to the Clerk to the Governing Council, Mrs June Hughes, at the above address or via email at 

Members of Governing Council

Full details on membership of the University’s Governing Council.

Register of Interests

The University maintains and publishes a Register of Interests for its Directors. 

Financial Statements

The fully audited financial statements for the University.