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Our Charitable status

The University is an educational charitable and chartered corporation, exempt from registration with the Charity Commission under the terms of the Charities Act 2011. The University’s Royal Charter number is RC000650. Under the Charities Act 2006, the University is registered as a provider with the Office for Students. The OfS supervises Universities as principal regulator and has a duty to promote universities' compliance with charity legislation.

Paragraph 28 Charities

The University of Durham has identified 18 charities which represent paragraph 28 charities under Schedule 3 of the Charities Act 2011. Consolidated information about paragraph 28 charities is available in the Financial Statements of the University.

Statement on Modern Slavery

View the University's Modern Slavery Statement