Policies and Procedures

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.

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:

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.

Data protection policy

The University’s framework for managing Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulation requirements.

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.

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 Student Contract

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

The University Regulations

Various rules, regulations and policies that apply to students.

Safeguarding policy

We aim to provide a safe environment in which to work, study and research.

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.

The Modern Slavery Statement

Birmingham City University has a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery.

Criminal Finances Act 2017

The University's Statement of Commitment on the Criminal Finances Act 2017.