Information governance

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The university safeguards the appropriate use of personal and university data through its information governance framework. This includes policies surrounding records management, data protection, freedom of information and copyright. 

Records management

The University of Gloucestershire has a records management policy that forms a framework for creation, retention and disposal of information.

Data protection

Find out information about the university’s data protection policy, how to submit a subject access request to the University of Gloucestershire and how to request data protection information.

The data breach policy sets out the procedure to be followed by the university if a data protection breach takes place.

Freedom of information

How to make a freedom of information (FOI) request to the University of Gloucestershire. View freedom of information policies and procedures.


The university’s copyright statement, plus copyright information regarding the copying of materials for academic purposes.

Tax Governance Strategy

The Tax Strategy and Governance document sets out the University’s attitude to tax planning and its stance on tax risk.  It also details what the University is aiming to achieve in relation to taxation. Appendix 1 sets out the actions adopted or being progressed to achieve those aims.

Open access

The university has an open access policy for all published research by employees and postgraduate research students.