The University Executive Committee is responsible for all matters associated with the development and management of the university.
Customer Service Charter 2021/22
Last updated: 19 August 2021
One of the University’s core values is ‘Service’, as such it has been agreed that the institution should develop a set of customer service standards that our students can expect to receive.
This Customer Service Charter sets out the standards of service you can expect from the University.
The Customer Service Standards are centred on five core themes:
Excellent Delivery and Service
Accessibility of Information
1. Excellent delivery and service
Treat you with respect, courtesy, empathy and fairness
Provide accurate information, advice and guidance, as appropriate, from our staff
Expect our staff members to be motivated, friendly, professional and knowledgeable
Clearly publicise the opening hours of our range of on-campus services, and detail how you can access our virtual support
We will seek to answer your query in full, or refer to another member of staff if more appropriate to resolving your query. We will always track your query, and work to ensure that it is resolved.
Fully respond to any e-mail or voicemail within 48 hours (two working days)
Ensure that all student-facing staff have an up-to-date voicemail that you can leave a message with should they be unable to take your call
Ensure that all staff to have an active ‘out of office’ reply issued should you send an e-mail when they are away from the University
Ensure that all correspondence from the University is personalised so that you know who it is from with appropriate contact information
Ensure that all communications linked to formal University procedures are adhered to within the established timescales of those procedures
3. Accessibility of information
Provide on-line information that is clear, available and up-to-date (including full information on fees and costs)
Ensure that each professional support department has a full FAQs page within their web-pages on the University website and/ or MyGlos
Ensure that each professional support department provides a key contact list of appropriate staff within their web-pages on the University website and/ or MyGlos
Make our information available through a range of media
Ensure that the University is welcoming both in its environment and its culture
Endeavour to meet your individual needs
Provide staff members that are student-focused
Provide a solutions-focused response to any query
5. Encouraging feedback
Make it easy for you to pass on your comments, compliments or suggestions about the service you receive in a simple and safe way
Respond to your feedback
Encourage your feedback so that the University can seek to improve its service levels
More details and a wide range of further useful University information can be found on our Student Charter pages.
We hope that you find this Customer Service Charter useful and relevant, and we would welcome your suggestions on how we could improve it. You can give such feedback either through the Students’ Union or your elected student representatives, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.