About Us

The Children’s University is an International critically-acclaimed charity which encourages all children aged 5 to 14 years to try new experiences, develop new interests and acquire new skills through participation in innovative and creative Learning Activities outside of the school day. Read more
We are a diverse and vibrant organisation, one that puts the child at the centre of learning which is facilitated by individuals, educational establishments and organisations across all sectors. Read more
At the heart of our work is our ambition to raise aspiration, boost achievement and foster a love of learning. Read more
The Children's University currently has its office at the Royal Northern College of Music in the centre of Manchester. Read more
Chancellor (Latin: cancellarius) is the head of a university. In most Commonwealth (or former Commonwealth) nations, the Chancellor is usually a titular (figurehead) non-resident head. Read more
The Children's University is a trust, and we are supported in our work by a board of Trustees with a range of experience both in the education world and beyond. Read more
Local Children's Universities can also have Patrons: a figurehead who advances the cause through good-will and influence, especially in their area of expertise. Read more
Consecutive independent evaluations of the work of the Children’s University has been undertaken by ‘Leadership for Learning – The Cambridge Network’ led by Professor John MacBeath of the University of Cambridge in partnership with Fischer Family Trust. Read more