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Sensitive Word - UNIVERSITY

Sensitive words are intended to ensure that companies are not using a name that does not reflect the location, size or nature of the business conducted by the company. There are approximately 50 words that Companies House regard as sensitive. If you have a company incorporation with us that includes this sensitive word in the company name you can follow the guidance below to facilitate your order. If you would like to incorporate a new company with the word "UNIVERSITY" in the name please click here to get started.
What Companies House say about using the word UNIVERSITY

The use of this word in your company name requires approval from one of the following governing bodies, dependent on the location of your Registered Office. You will need to obtain a letter of non-objection to facilitate your application.

England and Wales:

Email: [email protected]
Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
Higher Education Governance
1 Victoria Street

Northern Ireland:

Email: [email protected]
Department of Education
Rathgael House
Balloo Road
BT19 7PR


Email: [email protected]
Scottish Government
Higher Education Governance Team
Atlantic Quay
150 Broomielaw
G2 8LG

Wales (Welsh company):

Email: [email protected]
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
CF10 3NQ
What do we need to process your application?
1. All supporting documents should be emailed to The Company Wizard as an image or Word attachment.