The Board of Governors and Charitable Status Web site

Welcome to the Governors and Charitable Status web pages. Please enter here for information about the Board of Governors and its standing committees, and for news about the work that Governors have been carrying out on behalf of UEL.

The role and responsibilities of the Board of Governors is set out in the Articles of Government of UEL (PDF File)


The University of East London is a higher education corporation as defined under the Education Reform Act 1988. The powers of higher education corporations are defined by that act and include the power to provide higher and further education and to carry out research. The University of East London is an exempt charity under the terms of the Charities Act 2011. Information about its governance is given in the corporate governance statement.

The corporate governance statement which is set out in our annual financial statements (page 29) and can be found here:

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