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How you can give

You can support us in many ways, including giving financial gifts of any size or by donating your time and expertise.

Give online

You can make a one-off or recurring donation to the University of London using our online donation form.

Give via Direct Debit

Regular gifts to the University of London are vital in helping us to plan ahead for the future. Setting up a gift through the Direct Debit scheme is quick and easy; download our form, print and complete it, then send it back to us at the address below. 

Give by post

Cheques can be made payable to 'University of London Development Office'. Write to us at:

University of London Development Office
Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU
United Kingdom

Please note that, due to the majority of University staff working from home, there may be a delay in processing any donations received via cheque. To make your gift online, please visit our donation page. You may also speak with a member of the Development Office about your gift by emailing or calling +44 (0)20 7863 1340. We'll be happy to help or answer any questions you may have.

Give over the telephone

You can donate by telephone by calling Lindsay Triggs, Regular Giving and Stewardship Manager on +44 (0)20 7863 1340.

If you would like to discuss making a gift, you can email us or call us on the above number.

Give to the Vice-Chancellor's Circle

The Vice-Chancellor's Circle is an exclusive community of philanthropists who make substantial regular gifts to the University. These gifts enable us to continue to deliver our world-class education and ensure that it remains open to all.

More about the Vice-Chancellor's Circle.

Leave a legacy

Leaving a gift in your Will is a meaningful way to leave a lasting impact on the University and our students that will benefit generations to come.

Find out more about legacy giving.

Overseas giving

If you live in the USA, Canada or Hong Kong you can make a tax efficient gift to the University.

Find out more about tax efficient giving.

Give your time

We value your time and expertise just as much as a financial gift, and there are a number of ways that you can support the University – for instance, by mentoring a student or recent graduate, acting as a University ambassador, or helping to start or manage an alumni group.

Find out more about how you can give your time.

Payroll Giving

You can make a regular gift to the University of London, or any of our central academic bodies, through your payroll. Making a donation from your gross salary is the most tax-efficient method of making charitable donations. The scheme is available to those working for UK employers.

Example: Payroll gift of £20 per month.

  • Donor’s monthly pledge: £20
  • Cost to basic rate taxpayer (20%): £16
  • Cost to higher rate taxpayer (40%): £12

Your employer must have payroll giving in place in order for you to make a donation in this way. If it does, your payroll administrator can arrange for your gift to reach us.

If you have any questions about giving to the University of London, please contact us and we will be happy to help.


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Charitable status

The University of London is an exempt charity and a statutory corporation in England and Wales (Company No. RC000661) HMRC Charities Reference X422.

Read more about our charitable status.