Governance and charitable status

How we govern our University

Liverpool John Moores University was established as a Higher Education Corporation under section 121 of the Education Reform Act 1988 and exercises its powers as set out at 123A(1)(a) and (f) and section 123(B).

We are a legally independent corporate institution with charitable status accountable through a governing body which carries ultimate responsibility for all aspects of the Institution.

Charitable status

Liverpool John Moores University is an exempt charity under the terms of the Charities Act 2011

Legal name and correspondence address

Trustees of the University

Each member of the University's Board of Governors is also a Trustee of the University for the purposes of charity law. 


Faq Items

Board and University Committee structure

Board of Governors

Audit and Risk Committee

Employment Committee

Finance Committee

Nominations Committee

Remuneration Committee

Academic Board

Constitutional Documents

University's framework of governance

Financial statements

Governance documents