The statutory bodies of the University are:
Leadership and management
The University is led and managed by the Vice-Chancellor and Executive Board.
The principal officers assist with the governance or management of the University.
The Visitor to the University is the Queen. The remaining principal officers comprise both members of the University staff and non-University officers appointed by the University's statutory bodies.
Newcastle University is an exempt charity by Schedule 3 of the Charities Act 2011.
The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) is the principal regulator of the Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) that are exempt charities. HEFCE performs this role on behalf of the Charity Commission in order to meet the requirements of the Charities Act 2011.
As an exempt charity we are required to provide information about our charity status and trustees.