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Our charitable status

This information relates to Bournemouth University's charitable status as required by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).

Charitable Status

Bournemouth University is a Higher Education Corporation created by statute and is an exempt charity. This means that it is not required to register with the Charity Commission so does not have a registered charity number. Bournemouth University is responsible to HEFCE as principal regulator for Higher Education Institutions in England that are exempt charities. Principal regulators must promote exempt charities’ compliance with charity law and work with the Charity Commission.

Legal name and address for correspondence

Bournemouth University Higher Education Corporation (known as Bournemouth University)
Poole House
Talbot Campus
Fern Barrow
Poole
Dorset
BH12 5BB
UK

Main constitutional documents

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Names of trustees

The University Board members are also the University's charitable trustees.

Financial Statements