• Data Protection Policy

    Data Protection Policy

    Approved 19 September 2019


  • External Data Returns Sign-off Procedure

    This Procedure is for all staff who are responsible for the submission of a data return to an external body.

    Approved 25 September 2018


  • Freedom of Expression Code of Practice

    Keele University's Freedom of Expression Code of Practice

    Approved 8 July 2021


  • 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


  • Gender Segregation Joint Code of Practice

    This Code of Practice has been produced in accordance with the guidance issued by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), published in July 2014 and in compliance with the Equality Act 2010, the Human Rights Act 1998 and Section 43 of the Education Act (No 2) 1986.

    Approved 14 January 2020


  • Information Governance Framework

    This Information Governance Framework provides the basis for the creation, capture, management and use of full and accurate records, information and data in all formats used by the University. It describes how information is to be governed as a vital business asset which is essential to help meet the University's business, accountability, legal and regulatory requirements.

    Approved 7 October 2020


  • KeeleSU and KPA Complaints Review Procedure

    This procedure applies to all students of the University who are, by virtue of their enrolment, members of KeeleSU and/or the KPA, regardless of whether they choose to opt out of membership.

    Approved 15 January 2019


  • KeeleSU Code of Practice

    Education Act Code of Practice

    Approved 21 November 2019


  • KPA Code of Practice

    Education Act Code of Practice

    Approved 20 November 2019


  • OfS Reportable Events Interim Procedure (COVID-19)

    The Interim Procedure sets out matters requiring report to the OfS during COVID-19 pandemic, altering the requirements under paragraph 494 of the Regulatory Framework.

    Approved 9 February 2021


  • Records Retention Schedule

    This schedule documents the minimum retention periods for Keele University records. It has been written following consultation with representatives of the relevant functional areas and in line with JISC Guidance on University retention.

    Approved 5 February 2015


  • Reportable Events Procedure

    This Reportable Events Procedure has been written to facilitate the reporting requirement prescribed by the Office for Students (OfS) under ongoing condition of registration F3 “Reportable Event” within the OfS Regulatory Framework for Higher Education in England and the OfS Terms and Conditions for Funding of Higher Education Institutions. It provides
    University staff, students and any other stakeholder with an outline of the process for the escalation of any adverse event or circumstance that materially affects the business of the
    University.

    Approved 9 April 2019


  • Use of the University Seal Procedure

    Where the University is to be a party in a deed, English law requires the University seal to be affixed to certain deeds and executed, signed and seal affixed, on behalf of the University (attested). This procedure outlines how and when and when not the University seal should be used.

    Approved 12 May 2020


  • Whistleblowing Policy

    Whistleblowing Policy for staff and students of the University.

    Approved 9 February 2021


  • Whistleblowing Procedure

    This Whistleblowing Procedure outlines the University’s process for handling allegations by all members of the University.

    Approved 9 February 2021