Policies, Procedures and Legal Information

As a university, we are governed by certain policies and protocols that ensure our students benefit from excellent teaching practices and services designed to enhance their employability and help them develop lifelong learning skills.

To this end, we have a number of procedures in place to help us maintain our position as a leading HE Institution in the UK.

All courses described as being delivered by Birmingham City University include those provided or delivered by the University and by companies within the Birmingham City University group of companies including Birmingham City University Enterprise Ltd, Technology Innovation Centre and Technology Innovation Centre Commercial Ltd.

Our policies are checked and reviewed by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), an independent body set up to safeguard quality and standards in UK higher education.

In this section you can find:

Terms of use

This page sets out our legal obligations to you, including the terms and conditions for the use of this website, provision for making a complaint, information relating to the Freedom of Information Act, and details of our data protection policy.

Privacy Policy

This page outlines the information collected by the University and how we use it, as we are fully committed to safeguarding and preserving your privacy when visiting our family of websites or communicating electronically with us.

Access Agreement

This document sets out the ways in which we intend to safeguard and promote fair access to higher education through our outreach work, financial support etc, and includes targets and milestones which we set for ourselves.

Admissions Policy

This Policy sets out the University’s approach to and arrangements for the admission of students.

Freedom of Information Act Publication Scheme

Information relating to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 Publication Scheme.

Ethical Principles and Practice Policy

Find out more about our commitment to ethical principles.

Complaints and disciplinary procedures

How to make a complaint to the University and other useful links, such as how to access the student disciplinary procedure.

Fee Payment Policy

This policy sets out the University’s requirements for tuition fee payment for students.

Policy and Code of Practice on Whistleblowing

How to raise concerns about malpractice at the University if you are an employee or work here.

Anti-Bribery Policy

Information regarding the University's zero-tolerance approach to bribery.

Cookie policy

We use cookies on our website to enhance your experience.

The Legal Bits

Outlines the University's and students' responsibilities on both sides.

Computer systems networks policy

We provide facilities for approved use at work.

Information security policy

We safeguard against information security incidents.

Prevent duty

We have a statutory obligation to implement the Prevent Duty.

External speaker and event policy

This document sets out the policy governing events involving external speakers.

External speaker and event procedures

These procedures enable us to assess the potential risks of an event.

External speaker event form

This form is for booking external speakers.

Gift policy

The University’s policy in relation to the acceptance of donations, endowments and legacies.