Policies and procedures

The University is committed to publishing the information described in its Publication Scheme including those policies and procedures which have a wide application for staff, students, prospective students and visitors

Staff policies, guidance and templates

Policy statements

A-Z of policies

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Acceptable Use (PDF)

Accommodation Residential Allocation


Adoption, Foster to Adopt and Surrogacy (PDF)

Anti Money Laundering (PDF)

Archive Collection (PDF)

Asbestos Management (PDF)

Assistance Animals Statement (PDF)

Associate Staff Employment Guidelines (PDF)

Associate Staff Terms of Employment (PDF)


Biosafety and Biosecurity (PDF)

Business Continuity Management (PDF)


Captured Content (PDF)

Child Protection and Adults at Risk (PDF)

Code of Practice on Freedom of Speech (PDF)

Code of Practice on Handling Allegations of Research Misconduct (PDF)

Code on Good Research Practice (PDF)

Communicable and Notifiable Disease (PDF)

Competency Framework (PDF)

Confirmation of Acceptance of Study (‘CAS’) issuing policy for applicants and students (PDF)

Controlled Drugs Safe Custody (PDF)

Copyright (PDF)

Criminal Convictions (PDF)

Criminal Finances Act 2017 (PDF)


Data Protection (PDF)

Disability (PDF)

Display Screen Equipment (PDF)

Disputes Resolution Procedures (PDF)

Driving at Work (PDF)


Electrical Safety (PDF)

Eligibility to Work in the UK (PDF)

Energy (PDF)

Environmental (PDF)

Equality (PDF)

Ethical Conduct (PDF)

Ethics for Teaching and Research (PDF)

Events (PDF)

Export Controls (PDF)

External Auditor Provision of Non-Audit Services (PDF)


Fire Safety (PDF)

Flag (PDF)

Flexible Working (PDF)

Food Safety (PDF)


Harassment and Bullying (PDF)

Hazardous Substances Control (PDF)

Hazardous Working (PDF)


Information Security (PDF)

Intellectual Property Code Including Patents (PDF)


Laser Safety (PDF)

Legionella Management (PDF)

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (PDF)


Management of Health and Safety for Work and Services Contractors (PDF)

Management of Work Related Stress (PDF)

Maternity Leave (PDF)

Mobile Phone (PDF)

Modern Slavery Statement (PDF)

Monitoring (PDF)


Naming Rights (PDF)

National Institutes of Health Financial Conflict of Interest (PDF)


Open Access to Research Outputs (PDF)


Paternity (PDF)


Piped Compressed Gas Systems (PDF)

Poster Display and Standards Guidelines (PDF)

Pressure Systems (PDF)

Prevent (PDF)

Prevent Policy Action Plan (PDF)

Prevent Policy Stakeholder Analysis and Communication and Implementation Plan (PDF)

Procurement and Management of Temporary Workers (PDF)

Provision of Personal Computing Equipment (PDF)

Procedure of Policies and Procedures (PDF)

Public Interest Disclosure (PDF)

Procurement (PDF)


Recruitment Guidelines (PDF)

Religion, Belief, Values and Practices (PDF)

Relocation Assistance (PDF)

Research Data Management (PDF)

Research Equipment and Infrastructure Capital Expenditure (PDF)

Responsible Investment (PDF)

Risk Management (PDF)


Sales of Shares in Start-up Ventures (PDF)


Security-sensitive Research (PDF)

Security Update and Patching (PDF)

Sexual Misconduct (PDF)

Shared Parental Leave (PDF)

Smoking (PDF)

Social Media (PDF)

Space Management (PDF)

Staff Learning and Development PDF)

Staff Handbook (PDF)

Student Death (PDF)

Student Death Procedures (PDF)

Student Drugs Policy (PDF)

Student Drugs Policy - Supporting Procedures (PDF)

Student Fee and Debt Management (PDF)

Student Protection Plan (PDF)

Subsidiaries (PDF)

Suicide Safety (PDF)

Surveillance Camera System Procedure (PDF)


Tax Procedure (PDF)

Timetabling (PDF)

Trade Union Facility Time (PDF)

Trans and Gender Identity Policy (PDF)

Travel and Expenses (PDF)

Treasury Management (PDF)

Tuition Fee (PDF)


Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (PDF)

Using Your Own Applications and Devices (PDF)


Value for Money (PDF)

VIP Visits (PDF)

Visiting Academic Staff Procedures (PDF)


Water (PDF)

Welcoming Assistance Dogs Guidance (PDF)

Working at Height (PDF)

Working Practice of Major Incident/Event/Adverse Weather (PDF)

Working Time Directive (PDF)