• Academic Warnings Policy

    University’s Policy in respect of "Appropriate Engagement with Studies"

    Approved 3 April 2014


  • Accounting Policy for Research Project Overheads and Surplus

    This Accounting Policy for Research Project Overheads and Surplus can be accessed via the staff intranet (see web link within the pdf)

    Approved 21 January 2020


  • Acting Up Allowance Policy and Procedure

    Policy and procedure for the provision of an Acting Up Allowance

    Approved 6 December 2012


  • Additional Earnings Policy

    It is recognised that external professional activities, such as consultancy, advising external organisations are a feature of University life and that University staff often possess the skills and experience that are sought by external organisations.

    Approved 26 January 2012


  • Admissions Appeals Policy

    Keele University's EU/UK Admissions Appeals Policy and form

    Approved 4 April 2017


  • Admissions Interview Policy

    Keele University's EU/UK Admissions Interview Policy

    Approved 4 December 2012


  • Admissions Policy

    Keele University's EU/UK Admissions Policy

    Approved 8 September 2020


  • Admissions Under 18 Policy

    Keele University's Policy on UK/EU Applications where applicant will be under 18 at the start of the programme

    Approved 3 December 2012


  • Adoption Leave and Pay Policy (post 01/09/16)

    Applicable to Adoption leave commencing on or after 1st September 2016

    Approved 1 August 2018


  • Anti-Bribery Policy

    The Anti-Bribery Policy is in place to set out the University’s responsibilities with
    respect to observing and maintaining its commitment to anti-bribery.

    Approved 3 May 2018


  • Anti-Money Laundering Policy

    The Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Policy is in place to set out the University’s responsibilities to observing and maintaining its commitment to AML.

    Approved 26 June 2020


  • Asbestos Policy

    Policy Document And Operational Arrangements For The Management & Control Of Asbestos.

    Approved 1 May 2019


  • Bullying and Harassment Policy & Procedure

    Bullying, Harassment and Victimisation Policy Statement for Students

    Approved 18 February 2020


  • Captured Content Policy

    This document outlines the Captured Content policy for Keele University. The policy aims to make it easier for staff who teach to include diversely captured teaching activity and learning resources in their practice. Also providing students with easier access to a range of learning resources.

    Approved 13 March 2019


  • Charging and Payment of Student Fees Policy

    Charging and Payment of Student Fees Policy

    Approved 21 November 2019


  • Clear Desk and Screen Policy

    This guidance applies to anyone who processes University data including staff, Post Graduate Researchers (PGRs), students, visitors and contractors.

    Approved 19 February 2019


  • Control of Contractors Policy

    The Management of Contractors Working at Keele University

    Approved 1 June 2016


  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Policy and Procedures

    Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Policy and Procedures.

    Approved 7 November 2014


  • Data Protection Policy

    Data Protection Policy

    Approved 19 September 2019


  • Dignity and Respect Policy and Procedure

    Dignity and Respect Policy Statement and Procedure for a member of staff to raise a complaint of bullying or harassment

    Approved 16 June 2020


  • Disclosure and Barring Service Policy - Students

    This policy sets out the action taken by the University to respond to the requirements of the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

    Approved 20 April 2021


  • Drugs and Alcohol Policy (Staff)

    This policy sets out how the University expects to minimise the effects of drug and alcohol abuse.

    Approved 20 January 2018


  • Electoral Register Policy

    Policy for the distribution of political leaflets on campus, in relation to Local and National elections.

    Approved 6 October 2015


  • Electrical Safety Policy - Low Voltage

    Policy for Electrical Safety - Low Voltage

    Approved 1 January 2018


  • Energy Privacy Policy

    Utilities Privacy Notice

    Approved 15 August 2019


  • Environment & Energy Policy

    Environmental and Social Sustainability Policy

    Approved 3 February 2021


  • External Auditors for Non-Assurance Services Policy

    The University may require services in addition to those associated with the audit and assurance of the University’s financial statements that the external auditors are suitably qualified to provide.

    Approved 25 October 2018


  • Fixed Term Contract Policy and Procedure

    The University's policy and procedures for the appointment of staff for fixed term contracts.

    Approved 27 January 2011


  • Flexible Working Policy and Procedure

    Policy and procedure for flexible working arrangements, including informal or short-term flexibility, emergency leave, compassionate leave, formal and long-term flexibility (including statutory requests).

    Approved 1 January 2018


  • Freedom of Information Policy

    This policy applies to all information that is created, received or maintained by staff and students at Keele University and by external partners on behalf of Keele University.

    Approved 19 September 2019


  • Health and Safety Policy Statement

    Health and Safety Policy Statement.

    Approved 6 July 2017


  • Health and Social Care Research Policy

    Health and Social Care Research Policy

    Approved 24 June 2020


  • Hospitality Policy

    The University's policy on the acceptance of corporate hospitality

    Approved 31 May 2019


  • Information Security Policy

    The purpose of this Policy is to set out the University’s intentions in managing information security as part of effective governance.

    Approved 19 September 2019


  • Interruptions to Normal Timescales Policy (INT)

    Policy for the Management of Academic Awards and Student Progression during Interruptions to Normal Timescales (INT).

    Approved 6 November 2014


  • Lone Working Policy

    Lone working policy

    Approved 4 November 2010


  • Management of Conflicts of Interest Policy

    This document sets out the University’s Policy on the management of conflicts of interest.

    Approved 1 October 2008


  • Management of Staff Affected by Change Policy and Procedure

    Keele University needs to be able to adapt to changing circumstances, and from time to time the University will need to consider changes to its staffing structure or skills mix in order to meet its strategic and other obligations.

    Approved 4 November 2010


  • Manual Handling Policy

    Manual Handling Policy

    Approved 7 November 2014


  • Marking and Moderation Policy

    This policy should be read in conjunction with Regulation D1 Assessment. It sets out the University’s approach to marking and moderation practices, as developed and overseen by the University’s Education Committee. It is intended to inform staff and students as well as individuals from outside the University, such as external examiners and external reviewers.

    Approved 15 October 2019


  • Parental Bereavement Leave Policy

    Parental Bereavement Leave Policy

    Approved 3 April 2020


  • Parental Leave Policy

    Policy on Parental Leave

    Approved 1 April 2016


  • Pay Protection Policy

    This Policy applies only to University staff who have more than 12 months continuous service.

    Approved 4 November 2010


  • Personal Relationships At Work Policy

    Personal Relationships At Work Policy

    Approved 5 February 2015


  • Professorial and Managerial and Specialist Grade 10 Salaries

    Policy and Procedure for Professorial and Managerial and Specialist Grade 10 Salaries

    Approved 26 April 2012


  • Reasonable Adjustments for Disabled Students Policy

    This policy applies to all staff and students, and of particular relevance to students with disabilities, special educational needs or long term medical conditions.

    Approved 20 June 2018


  • Recognition of Prior Learning Policy

    The Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which enables people of all ages and backgrounds to receive recognition and formal credit for learning acquired in the past through formal study and through work and other life experiences.

    Approved 19 June 2019


  • Religion and Belief Policy

    This policy details the ways in which the University demonstrates respect for religious and other faith based beliefs.

    Approved 8 October 2019


  • Relocation Policy

    The University Policy for the relocation of new staff.

    Approved 1 August 2016


  • Research Integrity Policy

    Research Integrity Policy

    Approved 24 June 2020


  • Risk Management Policy

    The Policy explains the University's underlying approach to risk management and documents the roles and responsibilities of Council and its sub-committees, the senior management team and other key parties.

    Approved 21 November 2019


  • Safeguarding Policy

    This Policy sets out the University’s approach to preventing and reducing the risk of harm to children and adults at risk.

    Approved 13 November 2018


  • Session Teacher Policy

    Policy on the recruitment and employment of sessional staff

    Approved 1 August 2007


  • Shared Parental Leave and Pay Policy and Procedure

    Shared Parental Leave enables eligible parents to choose how to share the care of their child during the first year of birth or adoption. Its purpose is to give parents more flexibility.

    Approved 23 June 2015


  • Staff Sickness Absence Policy and Procedure

    Sickness Absence Policy and Procedures

    Approved 1 March 2018


  • Smoking Policy

    Health Act 2006: Policy on Smoking

    Approved 1 November 2013


  • Snow and Severe Weather Management Plan

    Keele Snow and Severe Weather Management Plan

    Approved 29 November 2013


  • Social Media Policy (Staff)

    This document outlines the University’s policy around both organisational and personal use of social media services.

    Approved 16 October 2018


  • Social Media Policy

    This document outlines the University’s policy around both organisational and personal use of social media services.

    Approved 20 August 2019


  • Space Policy

    This Policy provides a framework for the management of space, which will inform future space changes, allocations and refurbishments.

    Approved 10 March 2020


  • Staff Disclosure and Barring Services Policy

    Policy on the Use of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks - Staff and Volunteers.

    Approved 31 January 2017


  • Staff Paternity/Partner Leave and Pay Policy

    This Policy is designed to outline the provisions for paternity leave and paternity pay and should be read in conjunction with the University’s Shared Parental Leave and Pay Policy and Procedure.

    Approved 3 July 2003


  • Statutory Requests for Time off for Study and Training Policy and Procedure

    This Policy and Procedure applies to circumstances in which staff present a request for time off for study and training in accordance with the statutory procedure applicable from 1st April 2010.

    Approved 1 April 2010


  • Stress Management Policy

    Stress management framework and policy statement

    Approved 7 November 2017


  • Student Alcohol Policy

    University's policy on alcohol consumption.

    Approved 5 December 2018


  • Student Transgender Policy and Procedure

    This policy sets out Keele University’s commitment to the support of transgender students.

    Approved 18 February 2020


  • Support to Study Policy

    The policy and procedure are intended to support staff and students when a student’s health, wellbeing and/or behaviours are having a detrimental impact on their
    ability to progress academically and their student experience.

    Approved 6 July 2016


  • Supporting Attendance Policy - Operational Staff

    The aim of this policy is to assist employees in maintaining regular attendance at work.

    Approved 30 June 2017


  • Sustainable Food Policy

    Sustainable Food Policy

    Approved 30 April 2013


  • Tax (Strategy & Management) Policy

    To comply with national and international tax obligations and to optimise the availability of charitable funds.

    Approved 3 March 2020


  • Third Party Access Policy

    This policy covers the granting of access to staff accounts by another member of staff in the course of their duties.

    Approved 7 November 2013


  • Time Off for Public Duties Policy

    This policy outlines the provision for time off to support staff engaged in public duties.

    Approved 1 May 2019


  • Whistleblowing Policy

    Whistleblowing Policy for staff and students of the University.

    Approved 9 February 2021