About Kent

University’s Governance and charity information

The University of Kent was established by Royal Charter in 1965. It is an exempt charity subject to the provisions of the Charities Act 2006. From 1st June 2010 the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) became the principal regulator for all higher education institutions (HEIs) in England which are exempt charities. All HEIs with exempt charity status are required to publish the following information on their websites:

The University’s legal name and correspondence address is:

The University of Kent
The Registry
Kent CT2 7NZ
United Kingdom

Queries about the above should be sent to the Secretary of the Council at the above address.


Corporate Communications

The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, T: +44 1227 764000

Last Updated: 01/03/2013