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:
Our Degree Outcomes Statement sets out how we maintain academic standards and protect the value of our qualifications over time. It includes the outcomes of our internal review of degree classifications awarded over the last 5 years.
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.
Our Student Protection Plan sets out set out what students can expect to happen should a course, campus, or institution close.
This document applies to Birmingham City University and all its related, subsidiary entities.
We have a statutory obligation to implement the Prevent Duty.
We aim to provide a safe environment in which to work, study and research.
Outlines the contractual relationship between the University and its students and provides the various rules, regulations, policies and procedures that form part of the contract
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.
The University’s framework for managing the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation requirements.
Information relating to The Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Find out more about our commitment to ethical principles.
How to raise concerns about malpractice at the University if you are an employee or work here.
Information regarding the University's zero-tolerance approach to bribery.
This document sets out the policy governing events involving external speakers.
These procedures enable us to assess the potential risks of an event.
This form is for booking external speakers.
The University’s policy in relation to the acceptance of donations, endowments and legacies.
Birmingham City University has a zero-tolerance approach to modern slavery.
The University's Statement of Commitment on the Criminal Finances Act 2017.
This statement provides the gender pay gap at Birmingham City University for the 2020/21 reporting year (using the relevant data based on a snapshot date of 31 March 2020)
Equal Pay Audit
A new report will be published in 2022 and will be available on this page.
This policy ensures we comply with all of the regulations and legislation that govern the conduct of research.
All potential or actual personal data security breaches should be reported as soon as they are discovered.
This Risk Management policy explains the University’s underlying approach to risk management.
This policy sets out Birmingham City University’s approach to subcontracting of its higher and degree apprenticeship provision.