Accessibility statement

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Records Management & Information Governance

Records Management

The corporate and professional function of managing records to meet the University’s needs, promote business efficiency and provide legal and financial accountability.

Freedom of Information

Statutory regulations that provide members of the public with a general right of access to the recorded information held by the University, and promote openness across the public sector.

Data Protection

Data protection establishes key principles that govern the collection, use and handling of personal information and provides individuals with important rights.


The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations sit alongside Data Protection law and give people specific privacy rights in relation to electronic communications.

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University Archive

The archives chart the origins and development of the University, recording its principal activities, functions and decisions.