Corporate and VAT

Charitable status

  • The University has charitable status.
  • Gifts to the University can be made free of income, estate and capital gains taxes.
  • Gifts can include endowments: a ring-fenced fund which is invested and where (normally) only the annual interest accrued on the gift is spent on the stated purpose.
  • As a charity, the University itself cannot make charitable donations.

Tax Strategy

The University's Tax Strategy can be found here.

Useful Information

The University’s company number is RC000797.

The University’s corporate tax reference number is XR82062.

The University’s VAT number is GB 849 738 956.

Financial Statements

The University's financial statements are available at Financial Statements.


VAT guidance is available.

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