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Governance and Structure

​​​​​The University Executive Committee is responsible for all matters associated with the development and management of the university.

Publication Scheme

Last updated: 18 May 2021

Section 19, of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000 requires every Public Authority to adopt and maintain a Publication Scheme. The University of Gloucestershire has adopted the Information Commissioner’s Model Publication Scheme for Higher Education and is committed to routinely publishing the information to comply with its obligations under the FOIA. The scheme commits us to making a significant amount of information easily and routinely available to the public and we strive to be as open as possible in our attitudes, policies and processes. The contents of the scheme can be accessed below.

Information covered by the Publication Scheme

1. Who we are and what we do

This relates to organisational information, structures, locations and contacts.

2. What we spend and how we spend it

This section includes financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, tendering, procurement and contracts, audits
and reviews.

3. What our priorities are and how we are doing

This section includes strategies and plans, performance information, audits, inspections and reviews.

4. How we make decisions

Information on decision-making processes and records of decisions.

5. Our policies and procedures

This section covers the University’s current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities.

6. Lists and registers

This section contains information held in registers required by law and other lists and registers relating to the functions of the University.

7. The services we offer

Information about the services the University provides including courses, guidance and newsletters (relates to current information only).

1. Who we are and what we do

This relates to organisational information, structures, location and contacts

Information
Legal FrameworkAbout the University
University Statutes
Governance Code of Practice
How the institution is organisedUniversity Council
Academic Departments
Administrative Departments
Job Vacancies
University Committees
Please contact: foi@glos.ac.uk
Location and contact
details
Location
maps / directions
Contact
details


Staff contact directory
Lists of, & information relating to,
organisations which the
University has
responsibility for, works
in partnership with,
those it sponsors and
companies it wholly or
partially owns
Collaborative Provision

Business and Partnerships

Collaborative partners and courses
Student activitiesStudents’ Union
Students’ Charter
Admissions Policy
Code of Conduct

2. What we spend and how we spend it

Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts, financial audit, inspections and reviews.

Information
Funding /
Income
Tuition Fees

Charitable
status details
Financial statements,
budgets and variance
reports
Financial Statements / Budgets and forecast information
Financial audit reportsAudit guidelines
Annual Audit reports
Capital ProgrammeProcurement reports
Information regarding major plans for capital expenditure is available in the University’s financial statements:

Capital spend
Capital ProjectsProcurement reports
Information regarding major plans for capital expenditure is available in the University’s financial statements:
Financial regulations/
procedures
Financial Regulations
Staff allowances and
expenses
Employee expenses
Please contact FOI@glos.ac.uk
Allowances
Please contact FOI@glos.ac.uk
Staff pay and grading
structures
Senior staff salaries >£100K

Salary scales
Please contact FOI@glos.ac.uk
Procurement and
tender procedures
Procurement

Contracts
Information regarding the University’s major contracts will be available on request subject to FOI exemptions regarding commercial interests, confidentiality and future publication. Please contact FOI@glos.ac.uk

Register of Suppliers
Research fundingResearch Strategy

Strategic Plan

Research funding

3. Our Priorities and how we are doing

Strategies and plans, performance information, audits, inspections and reviews.

Information
Institutional aimsUniversity Values
Annual reportGovernance and structure
Corporate and Business plansCurrent University Strategic
Plan
University Strategies
and plans
Academic Strategy
People and culture strategy
Carbon management plan
Carbon strategy
Procurement strategy
Sustainability strategy
Waste management strategy
Academic Quality and
Standards
Quality and Standards
Quality Assurance Handbook
Estates DevelopmentOxstalls development

Pittville student village
External and internal
audit; review
information
Annual monitoring
Corporate relationsPartnerships
Collaborative partners
Community and public
engagement
Government and Regulatory reportsHigher Education Funding
Council for England (HEFCE)
Higher Education statistics
Agency (HESA)
Government and
Regulatory reports
OFSTED
Quality Assurance Agency
(QAA)
The Teaching Agency
The University’s compliance with its duties under the
Equality Act 2010
Equality and Diversity

4. How we make decisions

Decision making processes and records of decisions

Information
Agendas and minutes
from Committees and
Boards
University
Committees
Please contact FOI@glos.ac.uk
Chairs and
Officers
of University
council and
council committees
University CouncilCouncil Scheme
of Delegation
Council members
Academic GovernanceGovernance and Structure
Statement of primary
responsibilities

5. Our policies and procedures

Information
Policies and procedures
for conducting
University Business
Personnel
Handbook
Please contact FOI@glos.ac.uk
Staff development
Please contact FOI@glos.ac.uk
Equality and Diversity
Recruitment and selection
Please contact FOI@glos.ac.uk
Health and Safety
Please contact FOI@glos.ac.uk
Quality Assurance
Records Management
Procedures and policies
for conducting
University business
Research
Freedom of Information
policy
Data Protection policy
Procedures and policies
relating to academic
services
Academic Schools
Academic appeals
Student complaints
Assessment offences
Procedures and policies
relating to student
services
Accommodation
Accreditation
of Prior
Leaning (APL
)
Admissions
Assessment offences
Enrolment
Student charter
Students’ Union
Student Services
Whistleblowing policy
Procedures and policies
relating to human
resources
Personnel Handbook
Please contact FOI@glos.ac.uk
Equality and Diversity
Pay policy statementPayroll
Please contact FOI@glos.ac.uk
Procedures and policies
relating to recruitment
Job opportunities
Code of Conduct for
members of governing
bodies
Articles of Association
Equality and Diversity
policies; Equality
Scheme
Equality and Diversity
Health and Safety
Estate ManagementSustainable catering policy
Complaints PolicyStudent complaints
Estate Management
Complaints PolicyStudent complaints
Records Management
and personal data
policies
Data Protection
Freedom of Information
Records Management
Research policy and strategy
Publicly funded
research outputs and
data
Research
Guidance for RCUK Policy on
Access to research outputs
Charging regimes and
policies
Charges made for
information routinely
published

The University has a policy upon charging for the release of information, which can be found in
the Freedom of Information Policy
PreventPolicy relating to UK Prevent
Strategy

6. Lists and Registers

Information held in registers required by law and other lists and registers relating to the functions of the University.

Information
List and Registers Any information we are
currently legally required to
hold in publicly available
registers

The University’s notification of it’s uses of personal data is hosted externally by the
Information Commissioner’s Officer in the Public Register of Data Controllers.
Asset registers
Please contact FOI@glos.ac.uk
Collaborative partners
Information asset register
Please contact FOI@glos.ac.uk
Register of interests
Please contact FOI@glos.ac.uk
Register of Gifts / Hospitality
Please contact FOI@glos.ac.uk
List of Honorary Degrees
awarded by the University
Senior staff’s
declaration of interests
Staff research

7. The services we offer

Information about the services we offer, including leaflets, guidance and newsletters.

Information
ProspectusUndergraduate courses
Postgraduate courses
Research degrees
Professional courses
International student guide
Course contentSee above prospectus links
Course feesFees, loans and finance
Funding, such as grants
and bursaries, available
to students
Undergraduate funding
Research funding
Fee waivers, scholarships,
bursaries and awards
Services for which the university is entitled to recover a feeTuition fees
Accommodation fees
Use of Library Resources
Parking permits
Replacement award
certificate
Certified copy of an award
certificate
Verification of
award/attendance letter
Transcripts
Syllabus
English language courses
Seminars, trips and excursions
Award Ceremonies
Welfare and
counselling services
Counselling
Disability and Dyslexia
Mental health and wellbeing
CareersCareer Management
Chaplaincy servicesFaith and Religion
Sports and recreational
facilities
Universal sport
Students’ Union activities
Facilities relating to
music, art and other
cultural activities
Chaplaincy activities
Community engagement
projects
Museums, libraries,
special collections and
archives
University archives and
special collections
Libraries
Advice and guidanceBusiness Partnerships
Media releasesCommunications

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