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Highland and Islands Students' Association, SC046142
Registered charity from 18 November 2015
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.Address3rd Floor
1-5 Church Street
Inverness
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeIV1 1DY
Shown where the charity has supplied us with a link to its website.Websitehttp://www.hisa.uhi.ac.uk/
Charities are shown as Standard charities, Registered Social Landlords, or Cross-Border charities. These last two will link through to other Regulators’ websites, where you may be able to view the charity’s accounts.Regulatory Type Standard
This is the link to the lead regulatory body for this organisation.Link to Companies Househttps://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/
This personalised charity registration logo can be downloaded free of charge and used on the charity’s website, email signatures and publications.OSCR Registration Logo
These are taken directly from the charity's constitution. A charity's objects describe what the charity has been legally set up to achieve. They do not necessarily describe all of the activities the charity carries out in order to achieve these objects. Object:
The objects of the Association are the advancement of education of students at the University of the Highlands and Islands and its academic partners for the public benefit by: 4.1 working to enhance the teaching and learning experience of students at the University of the Highlands and Islands and its academic partners by organising, supporting and promoting the role of students, and working in partnership with the relevant institutions and its staff; 4.2 promoting the interests and welfare of students during their course of study and representing, supporting and advising students; 4.3 being the recognised representative channel between students and the University of the Highlands and Islands and its academic partners and any other external bodies; and 4.4 providing social, cultural, sporting and recreational activities, and forums for discussions and debate for the personal development of its students. 4.5 being the recognised representative body that represents students to the University of the Highlands and Islands as the regional strategic body for further education in the Highlands and Islands.
Details of the charity's operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 07 Aug 2022
Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation, the date it became that form, and any previous forms it may have had.Constitutional Form: Company (the charity is registered with Companies House)
Constitutional Form Date: 18 Nov 2015
Previous Constitutional Form 1: Other
Previous Constitutional Form 2: Other
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: More than one local authority area in Scotland
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: Highland
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "the advancement of education"
This lists which beneficiary groups the charity has identified as being the main focus of activities: children / young people, older people, people with disabilities or health problems, people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, other defined groups, no specific group or for the benefit of the community, other charities / voluntary bodies.Beneficiaries: "Other defined groups"
This sets out the types of activity undertaken by the charity from the following: it makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals, it makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations, it carries out activities or services itself, it does none of these.Types of activty undertaken: "It makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals","It makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations","It carries out activities or services itself"
Annual Information Submission History
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested. Year End The gross income for the period. Income Expenditure Annual Return Received The date the return was validated by OSCR. Accounts Received The accounts available to view have had personal data such as signatures and addresses redacted (blacked out) to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. The charity’s accounts are the responsibility of the charity trustees and any queries regarding the content of the accounts should be directed to the charity in the first instance. OSCR accepts no liability for the accuracy of the charity’s accounts nor any decision based upon them. Latest Accounts
31 Jul 2017 £399,259 £398,474 27 Mar 2018 Yes
31 Jul 2018 £554,919 £568,569 16 Apr 2019 Yes
31 Jul 2019 £633,594 £617,093 29 Apr 2020 Yes
31 Jul 2020 £827,912 £682,242 30 Jul 2021 Yes
31 Jul 2021 £909,633 £827,979 29 Apr 2022 Yes Published accounts can be found on the Companies House website
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