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Legal matters and charitable status

Liverpool Hope University is registered with the Office for Students (OfS)

In order to be registered with the OfS, Liverpool Hope University is required to meet requirements in areas which include the quality and standards of its courses, equality of opportunity for students, and financial sustainability and good governance. More information can be found here.

University Council is the governing body of Liverpool Hope University. It is responsible for maintaining the educational character of the institution and the promotion of its Mission and Values. The powers and responsibilities of Council are defined in the Articles of Government (Constitution) of the University

Liverpool Hope University is a Company Limited by Guarantee (Registered Number 03285547) and Company Details can be found at the Companies House website

Liverpool Hope University is a Charity registered with the Charity Commission (Registered Number 1060579).

Details of the Charity are available on the Charity Commission’s website.

The Trustees of the Charity and Directors of the Company are the members of University Council and the contact is the Clerk to Council, Derrick Dykins. Further details on the University and its subsidiaries can be found on the Company Registration Details document. 

Statement of primary responsibilities 

The responsibilities of Council members are detailed in the Statement of primary responsibilities.

Scheme of delegation

The purpose of the Scheme of Delegation is to outline the authority for the University’s major organisational responsibilities based on constitutional and regulatory documents and to indicate delegation of these responsibilities where these have been approved.