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Guide to Information

The information below is a guide to the publication scheme. It is designed to assist you by providing details of the types of information the University routinely makes available under each of the seven classes in the scheme. Where a specific document is indicated within this guide it refers to the current or most recent version.

The majority of the information within the publication scheme is available on the University's website. To help you find information on the website, you should use the search facility in the top right hand corner of each web page and the search terms specified in the Guide.

Who we are and what we do

Information we publish Method of publication Website search terms to use Charge?
Current organisational information, structures, locations and contacts.  Website 'About us' No
Legal framework: Information relating to the legal and corporate status of the University. Website 'Charity status' No
How the University is organised: Information about the management structure and the work of the various areas of UCLan, with the names and responsibilities of key personnel. Terms of reference, membership and description of the University Board. Website 'University structure'; 'Board and committees' No
Location and contact details Website 'Directorate'; School name e.g. 'School of Social Work' No
Details of organisations which UCLan has responsibility for, works in partnership with or sponsors and companies wholly or partially owned by the University.  Website 'Companies and trusts'; 'partners'; 'sport partners' No
Details of activities available for students Website 'Student life' No

What we spend and how we spend it

Information we publish Method of publication Website search terms to use Charge?
Financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure for the previous three financial years. Website 'Statutory accounts' No
Information on our sources of funding and income. Website 'Statutory accounts' No
Financial audit reports Website 'Statutory accounts' No
Information on major plans for capital expenditure. On application to Information Governance Officer n/a No
Financial regulations and procedures Website 'Financial information' No
Staff allowances and expenses: Details of the allowances and expenses which can be claimed or incurred. On application to Information Governance Officer n/a No
Senior staff salaries in appropriate salary bands Website 'Statutory accounts'  
The ‘pay multiple’ – the ratio between the highest paid salary and the median average salary of the whole of the HEI’s workforce. On application to Information Governance Officer    
Procurement and tender procedures and contracts currently available for tender. Website 'Purchasing'; 'Tendering' No
High-level information about research funding from various sources On application to Information Governance Officer n/a No

What our priorities are

Information we publish Method of publication Website search terms to use Charge?
Annual report Website 'Annual review' No
Corporate and business plans Website 'Medium term strategy'; 'Corporate plan' No
Teaching and learning strategy Website 'Centre for research-informed teaching' No
Academic quality and standards Website 'Academic quality' No
Details of the monitoring and review process associated with course and programme approval and quality assurance. Website 'Academic quality assurance manual' No
UCLan's corporate relations Website 'Business at UCLan' No
Accreditation and associated reports for all professionally accredited courses On application to Information Governance Officer n/a  
Reports and statistics provided to regulatory organisations Third party websites Visit the HEFCE (www.hefce.ac.uk) and HESA (www.hesa.ac.uk) websites to access publicly available information.  
Information about how we comply with our duties under the Equality Act 2010 Website 'Equality and diversity' No

How we make decisions

Information we publish Method of publication Website search terms to use Charge?
Unreserved copies of University Board minutes for the current and previous three years On application to the Clerk to the Board: IFisher@uclan.ac.uk n/a No
Unreserved copies of minutes and associated papers for the current and previous three years from the Academic Board and its three sub-committees: Student Experience Committee, Research and Knowledge Transfer Committee and Academic Standards and Quality Assurance Committee. On application to Information Governance Officer n/a No

Information we publish Method of publication Website search terms to use Charge?
Policies and procedures for conducting University business Website 'Requests for information'; 'Code of practice'; 'Procedures' No
Procedures and policies relating to academic services Website 'Procedures'; 'Code of practice'; 'Policy'; 'Academic quality' No
Procedures and policies relating to student services Website 'Academic quality'; 'Student support'; 'Accommodation'; 'Admissions' No
Procedures and policies relating to human resources Website 'Work at UCLan' No
Procedures and policies relating to recruitment Website 'Work at UCLan' No
Code of Conduct for University Board members (Seven principles of public life) Website 'Board and Committees' No
Equality and Diversity policies; Equality Scheme Website 'Equality and diversity' No
Health and Safety information Website 'Safety, Health and Environment' No
Complaints policy Website 'Freedom of Information'; 'Complaints procedure' No
Information Governance policies Website 'IT security policy'; 'Data protection'; 'Freedom of information' No
Research policy and strategy Website 'Research environment' No
Details of our research Website 'clok'; 'Research' See clok
Charges for documents made available on request e.g. copy transcripts Website 'Educational records' See relevant web pages

Information Location Search terms to use Charge?
The information we publish in this section relates only to currently maintained lists and registers.
List of University buildings Website 'Campus map' No
Datasets which have been requested under the FOIA, where 'dataset' is as defined in section 11(5) FOIA. On application to Information Governance Officer n/a Dependent on dataset

Information Location Website search terms to use Charge?
The services we offer Website 'Our services' No
Prospectus Website 'Prospectus' No
Services for outside bodies Website 'Our services' No
Course content Website 'Courses' No
Course fees Website 'Courses' No
Funding, such as grants and bursaries, available to students from the HEI Website 'Fees and finance' No
Services for which the university is entitled to recover a fee together with those fees Website 'Our services' No
Welfare and counselling services Website 'Student support' No
Health including medical services Website 'Student support' No
Careers Website 'Student support' No
Sports and recreational facilities Website 'UCLan sport' No
Facilities relating to music, art and other cultural activities Website 'Student life' No
Museums, libraries, special collections and archives Website 'clok' See information provided on clok
Conference facilities Website 'Conference and events service' No
Advice and guidance Website 'Advice' No
Media releases Website 'News and events' No