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Central University Governance

The University of London was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1863. We are governed by the University of London Act 2018 (which received Royal Assent on 20 December 2018). The 2018 Act replaces the 1994 Act which is now repealed. 

Our governing body is the Board of Trustees and our principal officer is the Vice-Chancellor. The following sections outline our corporate governance structures: