The publication scheme tells you how to request information, or how to find it using a link to the relevant area.

We use the Model Publication Scheme for Universities, prepared and approved by the Information Commissioner. It is set out as a list of the kinds of information we will make available, unless:

  • we do not hold the information
  • it is exempt under one of the FOI exemptions or EIR exceptions
  • it is inaccessible (for instance in databases)
  • it would be impractical or take too much time to prepare the material for routine release.

The publication scheme also tells you how to request the information, or find it using a link to the relevant area.

Almost all publications listed are copyright of the University of Greenwich. You may be infringing our copyright if you reproduce material supplied through the publication scheme, or in response to a request for information, without permission.

If any of the links don't work, you have a comment or complaint about the publication scheme, or you require further information, please contact compliance@gre.ac.uk.

Classes of information

1. Who we are and what we do

This section covers organisational information, structures, locations and contacts.

1.1 Legal framework

This is information relating to the legal and corporate status of the institution.

Description

How to find it

Information about the university's governance and management 

Governance and management web pages

The university's Articles of Government

Articles of Government web pages

Legal information about the university

Legal information web page

Significant dates in the university's history

History of the University web page

Terms and conditions of the website

Terms and conditions web page

1.2 How the institution is organised

This is information about the management structure of the university, including a description of the Statutory Bodies and the organisational structure together with a description of the work of each unit and the names and responsibilities of key personnel.

Description

How to find it

Information about the University Governing Body (formerly Court) University Governing Body web pages
Membership of the Governing Body Membership of the Governing Body web pages
Information about Academic Council, including terms of reference, information about membership, and its committees Academic Council web pages

Management structure of the university 

Senior staff of the university web pages

Information about the Vice-Chancellor's Office The Vice-Chancellor's Office web pages
Organisational structure Organisational structure interactive chart
Faculties of the university

The university's faculties web pages

Information & Library Services (ILS) structure and management, including ICT

IT and Library Services web pages

1.3 Location and contact details

This is information about contact phone numbers and email addresses.

Description

How to find it

Where are we? Information about our campuses, including their addresses and travel information about how to get there

Travel and transport web pages

Which department do you need? Browse key contact details

Contact web pages

Want to contact a particular Faculty? Look at the relevant web pages 

The University's Faculties web pages

1.4 Organisations

This is information relating to organisations which the university has responsibility for, those it works in partnership with, those it sponsors and companies wholly or partially owned by it.

Description

How to find it

Who are the university's educational partners?

Partner Institutions web pages

Businesses and organisations may contact the Greenwich Research & Enterprise office

Information for business web pages

For information about wholly or partially owned companies, please contact the Compliance Unit

E-mail: compliance@gre.ac.uk

1.5 Student activities

This is information relating to the operation and activities of the Students' Union and other clubs, associations and non-academic activities that are organised for or by the students.

Description

How to find it

Information about the University of Greenwich Students' Union

Information about the Greenwich and Kent Students' Unions

Greenwich Students' Union website

GK Unions website

Information about events held at the university, such as exhibitions, concerts, talks 

Public events and lectures web pages

Information about sports and recreation

Sports web pages

2. What we spend, and how we spend it

Summary

This is financial information relating to projected and actual income and expenditure, procurement, contracts and financial audit.

2.1 Funding / income

This is information on the sources of funding and income, such as Funding Council grants, tuition fees, endowment, rents and investment income (including investment strategy).

Description

How to find it

Information about sources of funding and income can be found in the university's annual accounts

Financial statement - annual accounts web pages

Information about student tuition fees and other loans

Tuition Fees web pages

Funding your studies web pages

2.2 Financial statements, budgets and variance reports

Financial information to allow the public to see where money is being spent, where it is or has been planned to spend it and the difference between the two.

Description

How to find it

University annual financial accounts - the financial year runs to end of July, and that year's annual accounts are normally available by December of that year

Financial statements - annual accounts web pages

Details of expenditure over £25,000, including costs, supplier and transaction information should be requested from the Compliance Unit

Request from the Compliance unit at compliance@gre.ac.uk

Information on financial performance by operating unit and income and expenditure categories - available in the financial statement

Financial statements - annual accounts web pages

2.3 Financial audit reports / capital programme

This is information on major plans for capital expenditure including any private finance initiative and public private partnership contracts.

Description

How to find it

Information of this type should be requested from the Director of Finance, Reginald Daly

E-mail: R.V.Daly@gre.ac.uk

2.4 Financial regulations and procedures / staff allowances and expenses

This is details of the allowances and expenses that can be claimed or incurred.

Description

How to find it

Financial regulations and procedures should be requested from the Director of Finance, Reginald Daly

E-mail: R.V.Daly@gre.ac.uk

Information on staff allowances and expenses can be requested from the Compliance Unit

Request from the Compliance unit at compliance@gre.ac.uk

Information about the Vice-Chancellor's expenses can be found on the website

Vice-Chancellor's expenses web page

2.5 Staff pay and grading structures

This is information about the salaries for staff.

Description

How to find it

Information about salaries of senior staff can be found in the financial annual accounts

Financial statement - annual accounts web pages

Information about payscales and ranges is on the HR web pages

Pay and pensions web pages

2.6 Register of suppliers / procurement and tender procedures and reports

This is details of procedures used for the acquisition of goods and services. Contracts available for public tender and reports of successful tenders.

Description

How to find it

For more information about procurement and tender procedures and contracts please look at the Procurement web pages, or contact them through their contact details

Procurement web pages

Electronic tendering process

2.7 Contracts

Description

How to find it

For more detailed information about contracts contact the Compliance unit

Request from the Compliance unit at compliance@gre.ac.uk

2.8 Research funding

This is high level information about research funding from public sector sources and research funding from commercial sources where appropriate.

Description

How to find it

For more information look at the university's Research web pages. For information about research funding look at the university's annual accounts

Research web pages

Financial statement - annual accounts web pages

3. Our priorities, and how we are doing

Summary

This is information about our strategies and plans, performance indicators, audits, inspections and reviews.

3.1 Internal procedures

This is information on the university's internal procedures for assuring academic quality and standards and qualitative data on the quality and standards of learning and teaching.

Description

How to find it

The university's strategic plan 2017 - 2022

Strategic plan 2017-2022 web pages
The university's annual report - financial

Financial statement - annual accounts web pages

The university's policies and strategies Policies and strategies web page

3.2 External and internal audit; review information

This is information such as the annual monitoring and review process together with a statement of roles, responsibilities and authority of different bodies within the institution involved in programme approval and review.

Description How to find it

Information about the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA)

The QAA website

Information about internal audit at the university can be found in the annual accounts Financial statements - annual accounts web pages
Audit Committee minutes Audit Committee web pages

3.3 Corporate relations

This is information relating to the university's links with employers and sponsors, in both the public and private sectors, and the development of learning programmes.

Description How to find it

Information about collaborative provision

Partner institutions web pages

Information about business and enterprise

Business and enterprise web pages

3.4 Government and regulatory bodies

This is for example accreditation and monitoring reports by professional, statutory or regulatory bodies and information that an institution is legally obliged to make available to its funding and / or monitoring bodies.

Description How to find it

Information about the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA)

The QAA website

Key facts about the university's students and staff, as compiled by the Planning & Statistics unit. Further information may be available from HESA

Key Facts web pages

HESA

3.5 Compliance with duties under the Equality Act 2010

This is information produced as part of these duties.

Description How to find it

The university's Equality Policy and procedures

Equality Diversity and Inclusion web pages

4. How we make decisions

Summary

This is information about decision making processes and records of decisions.

4.1 Minutes from governing body, academic boards and steering groups

Description: This contains information relating to minutes of meetings where key decisions are made about the operation of the university, excluding material that is properly considered to be private.

Availability: Exemptions will be claimed for those publications referring to matters of commercial interest, or falling within other exempt areas.

Description

How to find it

Minutes of the Governing Body (formerly Court)

Minutes will be published on the website six months after a meeting has taken place.

University Governing Body web pages

Minutes of Academic Council and its committees

Academic Council web pages

Academic Council minutes web pages

Committees of Council web pages

5. Our policies and procedures

Summary

This is information about current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities.

5.1 Policies and procedures for conducting university business

This is information such as codes of practice, memoranda of understanding, procedural rules, standing orders, procedures for handling requests for information.

DescriptionHow to find it

The university's main policies

Policies and strategies web pages
The university's ICT (information & communications technology) policies and proceduresIT policies and procedures web pages
Procedure for requesting information under the Freedom of Information ActHow to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act web pages

5.2 Procedures and policies relating to academic services

This is information covering such matters as honorary degrees, procedures for changing course, regulations and policy on student assessment, appeal procedures and policy on breach of assessment regulations.

Description How to find it

The university's policies aimed at students, including the Academic Regulations

Student regulations,  policies and procedures web pages

For information about honorary degrees contact the Compliance unit

Information about honorary graduates of the university

Contact the Compliance unit at compliance@gre.ac.uk

Honorary graduates web pages

5.3 Procedures and policies relating to student services

This is information including policies relating to student admission and registration, accommodation, management of the student records system, the assessment of external qualifications, internal student complaints and appeals, student support services and code of student discipline.

Description How to find it

Information about student registration

Student registration web pages
Information for prospective students

Information for current students regarding services
Study at Greenwich web pages

Student Academic Services web pages

5.4 Procedures and policies relating to human resources / pay policy statement

This includes human resources policies and procedures such as generic terms and conditions of employment, collective bargaining and consultation with trade unions, grievance, disciplinary, harassment and bullying, public interest disclosure, staff development such as induction, probation, appraisal, promotions.

Description How to find it

Information from Human Resources

The university's human resources policies and procedures

HR web pages

Policies and strategies web page

5.5 Procedures and policies relating to recruitment

This includes details of current vacancies.

DescriptionHow to find it

Information for job applicants to the university, including current vacancies

Jobs and careers web pages

5.6 Policies, statements, procedures and guidelines relating to equal opportunities

Code of conduct for members of governing bodies / equality and diversity policies; equality scheme. This includes policies, statements, procedures and guidelines relating to equal opportunities.

Description How to find it

Information about governing body conduct should be requested from the Compliance unit

Request the Compliance unit at compliance@gre.ac.uk

Information about equality and diversity

Equality Diversity and Inclusion web pages

5.7 Health and safety / estate management

This includes disposals policy, estates strategy and plan, facilities management policies, grounds and building maintenance.

Description How to find it

The university's health and safety policy

University of Greenwich health & safety web pages
For information about facilities management or estates, contact the Compliance unit

Contact the Compliance unit at compliance@gre.ac.uk

5.8 Complaints policy

This includes those covering requests for information and operating the publication scheme.

Description How to find it

Information about the student complaints process

Student complaints procedure web pages
For staff who have a grievance please consult the procedure Grievance procedure document

5.9 Records management and personal data policies / fileplans

This includes information security policies, records retention, destruction and archive policies, and data protection (including data sharing) policies.

Description How to find it
The university's Information and Records Management Policy Information and records management policy web page
Information about records retention at the university.

Requests for individual retention schedules should be made to the Compliance unit

Information and records retention schedules web pages

Contact: compliance@gre.ac.uk

Data protection policy and privacy related procedures

Privacy procedures web page

The university's ICT policies, which include information security

IT policies and procedures web pages

5.10 Research policy and strategy

This includes quality assurance procedures, policy and procedures relating to intellectual property, ethics committee terms of reference, applications and their approval, and any other relevant codes of practice. This will include policy, strategy and procedures relating to knowledge transfer and enterprise.

Description

How to find it

For information about research at the university look at the web pages

Research web pages

Information about the Research Ethics Committee, including policy Research ethics committee web pages

The university's Intellectual Property policy

Intellectual property policy web pages

Information about business and enterprise Business and enterprise web pages

5.11 Publicly funded research outputs and data

This includes information on publicly funded research.

Description

How to find it

For information about research at the university look at the web pages. For further information contact the Compliance unit

Research web pages

Contact Compliance unit at compliance@gre.ac.uk

5.12 Charging regimes and policies

Details of any statutory charging regimes, charging policies including charges made for information routinely published.

Description How to find it

Information about the university's library charges

Library overdue charges web pages

Information about the university's tuition fees

Tuition fees web pages

6. Lists and registers

Summary

This is information contained in currently maintained lists and registers.

6.1 Information normally recorded on an asset register

Any information we are currently legally required to hold in publicly available registers / asset registers / information asset register

This is information normally recorded on an asset register, along with some other information from capital asset registers.

Description

How to find it

Information about assets can be viewed in the annual accounts

Financial statements - annual accounts web page

6.2 CCTV

This is information about CCTV surveillance cameras.

Description

How to find it

Information about CCTV

CCTV procedure

6.3 Disclosure logs

Description

How to find it

View the log of requests received by the university under the Freedom of Information Act.

For any more information contact the Compliance unit

Freedom of Information web page

E-mail: compliance@gre.ac.uk

6.4 Register of interests

Register of interests / Register of gifts and hospitality provided to senior staff / Senior staff's declaration of interests

This includes details of gifts given or received; details of any hospitality afforded and by which organisation.

Description

How to find it

For information about register of interests, gifts and declaration of interests contact the Compliance unit

Contact Compliance unit at compliance@gre.ac.uk

7. Our services

Summary

This is information about the services we offer, including leaflets, guidance and newsletters.

7.1 Services which are provided by the university

Services which are provided by the university, internationally, nationally and locally for example, prospectus, services for outside bodies, course content, course fees, funding such as grants and bursaries available to students, services for which the university is entitled to recover a fee together with those fees, welfare and counselling services, health including medical services, careers, chaplaincy services, sports and recreational facilities, facilities relating to music, art and other cultural activities, museums, libraries, special collections and archives, including guides to collections and scope and availability of catalogues.

Description

How to find it

Information for prospective students about the university's courses

Study at Greenwich web pages

How to apply to the university

How to apply web pages

Information for international students

Applications for international students web pages

Term dates

Term dates web pages

Tuition fees

Tuition fees web pages

Information for students at the university, including welfare and counselling, medical services, careers, chaplaincy services, library services including IT and library catalogue, financial services, accommodation

Student & Academic Services web pages

Information for students about sports facilities

Sports web pages

The Students' Union at the University of Greenwich

Greenwich Students' Union web pages

Information about using the university's historical archive

Historical archive web pages

For information about the contents of the university's historical archive, please access the AIM25 website and search for "University of Greenwich"

The AIM25 website

Information for former students and staff

Alumni web pages

Information for businesses and organisations

Funding and support web pages

Information about events held at the university, such as exhibitions, concerts, talks 

Public events and lectures web pages

7.2 Other services

For example conference facilities, advice and guidance, media releases.

Description

How to find it

Information about facilities for conferences and events

Find a venue web pages

Information about public relations

Media team contacts web page