Our Cultural Policy articulates the role of the university in enriching the cultural life of students, staff and the wider community.
Religious activities on campus
This statement sets out the university’s code of practice on religious activities and practices on campus, and should be read as a form of guidance for students and staff.
Freedom of speech
This Code of Practice sets out the rights and obligations inherent within the principle of freedom of speech and shall be construed and applied in a spirit of upholding the principle of freedom of speech wherever reasonably possible within the existing legal framework.
External Speakers Policy
Executive Summary of External Speakers Policy - A Practical Guide
External Speakers Request Form
Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom Policy
Forced marriages advice and guidance
If you are worried you might be forced into marriage or are worried about a friend or relative, then confidential advice and guidance is available from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Victims of Forced Marriage Unit. The Forced Marriage Unit can also be contacted by phone on +44 (0)207 008 0151.
Public interest disclosure
The Public Interest Disclosure policy is designed to comply with the Employment Rights Act 1996, as amended by the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998, as amended and interpreted by the courts from time to time. The Act encourages workers to disclose information through appropriate internal channels and protects staff who raise concerns about malpractice as long as they satisfy conditions contained in the Act.
Staff appeals against dismissal to the Board of Governors
This procedure details the process for appealing against dismissal and the rights and responsibilities of employees who appeal.