Teesside University has charitable status and is exempt from registering under the terms of the Charities Act 2011. This means that the University does not have a registered charity number. The Higher Education Funding Council for England, (HEFCE), is the principal regulator of universities with exempt charitable status, and they require that the information on this page is made readily available.
Legal name and correspondence address
The University’s legal name is Teesside University. This is also the University’s preferred name. The correspondence address is Borough Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BA.
Contact the University
- The University's Articles of Government (pdf - 78kb)
- The University’s Instrument of Government (pdf - 84kb)
- The University’s Instrument of Government was amended, by order of the Privy Council, on 6 October 2010 granting the University a change of name from The University of Teesside to Teesside University.
The University’s amended Instrument of Government (pdf - 67kb)
The University’s trustees are its Board of Governors. Information about the membership of the Board of Governors is on the Board of Governors page.
For a list of Governors including other charities of which each Governor is also a trustee, please see
- Trustees of other charities (pdf - 269kb)
The University’s financial statements from 2002/3 are published on the website.