Structure and governance
This page provides information to fulfil the requirements of Annex H of the Model Financial Memorandum between The Office for Students (formerly HEFCE) and institutions (July 2010/19). This information will be updated no later than six months after the end of the previous academic year.
Full legal name of company
University of Portsmouth Higher Education Corporation
University of Portsmouth registered address
Winston Churchill Avenue
University of Portsmouth and Portsmouth University (Board 4 October 2006 Min 8.5)
The University of Portsmouth is an exempt charity.
An exempt charity is an institution established in England and Wales for charitable purposes which is exempt from registration with, and direct regulation by, the Charity Commission for England and Wales. As such, it does not have a charity number or registered business number.
The Office for Students (OfS) is the principal regulator for universities in England that are exempt charities.
Constitutional documents of the University of Portsmouth
The Instrument of Government sets out the constitution for, the officers, and the role of the Board of Governors.
The Articles set out the rules for the conduct of the University, procedures for the Board of Governors and Academic Council, the appointment of senior officers of the University and other matters.
Trustees of the University of Portsmouth
Full audited financial statements
The University's full audited financial statements or published accounts are presented online.