University Disclosure Log

Date received Date due Date completed Information asked for Notes
1 July 201329 July 20139 July 2013We ask that you supply the following information in relation to your institution:

1. The total number of teaching staff employed on zero hours contracts

For the purposes of this request, please include the use of all contracts for which the employer has no obligation to offer work and guarantees no minimum hours of work you may not refer to this type of contract as a `zero hours contracts locally.



2. The number of such teaching staff who currently have no work allocated



3. The number of such teaching staff who were offered no work in at least one calendar month since October 2012



4. The number of research staff employed on zero hours contracts



5. The number of such research staff who currently have no work allocated



6. The number of such research staff who were offered no work in at least one calendar month since October 2012



7. For the groups above, the period over which hours are offered and agreed e.g. Daily, weekly, monthly, per term / semester, annually



8. If you do not make use of zero hours contracts to deliver teaching or research please indicate how you manage the need for flexibility in the provision of such services.



Please also supply a copy of any relevant policy on the use of zero hours that is in use at your institution or provide a link to any such policy if it is publically available on your website.
Information sent to requester
3 July 201331 July 20138 July 2013The number of people currently employed across the organisation?
Who supplies your multifunctional devices (Printer/Copier/Scanners) across organisation?
What make of MFD (printers/copiers/scanners) across the organisation?
How many multifunctional devices, printers, copiers, scanners are there across the organization?
When is the contract for this hardware due to end?
What print management software�s do you use across the organisation?
What scanning software�s do you use across the organisation?
What PDF software�s do you use across the organisation?
How much do you spend on PDF software�s across the organisation?
What is the overall cost of the managed print service contract (if you have one)?
What document management software�s/systems do you use across the organisation?
Also could you include the name, title, contact number, and email address for the people responsible for managing the print estate in the organisation?
The number of people currently employed across the organisation? 1800
Who supplies your multifunctional devices (Printer/Copier/Scanners) across organisation? Phoenix Computers
What make of MFD (printers/copiers/scanners) across the organisation? HP
How many multifunctional devices, printers, copiers, scanners are there across the organization? 206
When is the contract for this hardware due to end? 31st December 2013
What print management software�s do you use across the organisation? Safecom
What scanning software�s do you use across the organisation? MFD�s provide scan to email functionality, specialist scanning products VersionOne and ScanFile
What PDF software�s do you use across the organisation? Adobe Reader, PDFfactory, Acrobat Pro is available as part of Adobe Creative Suite.
How much do you spend on PDF software�s across the organisation? Acrobat Reader provided free, PDF factory is not on maintenance, Acrobat Pro is bundled with Adobe Creative Suite that is used for teaching purposes.
What is the overall cost of the managed print service contract (if you have one)? For 2011/12 the total cost was �376,698 + VAT
What document management software�s/systems do you use across the organisation? VersionOne
Also could you include the name, title, contact number, and email address for the people responsible for managing the print estate in the organisation? Janet Weaver, Associate Director, Customer Services, Information Services, telephone 01782 294000, j.m.weaver@staffs.ac.uk.
8 July 20135 August 20139 July 20131. I should be grateful if you would supply with information regarding your charging structure for validation provision. HEIs appear to have slightly different terminology and use the work accreditation and validation. I'm interested in the charges for validation events, for any annual monitoring charges, and also for annual charges eg fixed fees or per capita charging etc.

2. In the 2011/12 year I would like to understand how much income you earned from this provision. A copy of a report to a relevant committee of the University would be fine.

3. I should like a recent list of the organisations for whom you validate programmes. I�d prefer only UK based organisation. I am not seeking information on franchise provision.

I hope that I am asking for only information that is readily available, and has already been provided within the University/College. If you have any questions please do email me and I'll respond. If some of this information is on the website please email back with links.
1. This is commercially sensitive and we do not give the partner a breakdown but an actual cost or minimum student numbers and a fee per student to cover our costs. Varies by number of awards, subject areas, number of Faculties involved etc.
2. We had no partners under this type or arrangement during 2011/2012
3. Same as 2.
16 July 201313 August 201331 July 2013How much has the University paid for Blackboard 9?
How much has the University paid for Blackboard�s COMMUNITY?
How much has the University paid for Blackboard�s CONTENT?
How much did we pay for the initial training and support from Blackboard to take these upgrades to implementation?
How much does the University have to pay Blackboard annually for support?
How much has the University paid for Blackboard 9? �34,800 incl VAT
How much has the University paid for Blackboard�s COMMUNITY? ) Implemented as joint project � cost �58,560 incl VAT
How much has the University paid for Blackboard�s CONTENT? )
How much did we pay for the initial training and support from Blackboard to take these upgrades to implementation? �18,898 incl VAT
How much does the University have to pay Blackboard annually for support? Licence and service �57,187; Managed Hosting �172,840; Content & Community Hosting �118,519, all including VAT.
17 July 201314 August 201318 July 20131 - Please state the total number of students registered at your university
2 - Please state how many of this total are female
3 - Please state how many of this total are male
1 - Please state the total number of students registered at your university - Grand Total 22776
2 - Please state how many of this total are female � Female 11689
3 - Please state how many of this total are male � Male 11087
15 July 201312 August 201330 July 2013The freedom of information request is for the minutes of the Staff Development Ctte (or its equivalent) for the last two years. Basically, the staff development ctte would be the cttee that decided whose application to go on conferences, study visits etc would be funded by the University and to what extent.Please find response below relating to your freedom of information request received on the 15th July.

Both the current Faculty of CES and the previous Faculty of CET do not and did not operate approval of staff development activity via committee. It was and is currently driven via the appraisal and line management route. There is a finite fund available via internal funding which we manage these requests within.

Some externally funded projects will have elements of staff development included within it and these again are and were managed via the project leads and managers within this route.
18 July 201315 August 201330 July 2013Please can you send me the following contract information with regards to the organisation�s telephone maintenance contract (VOIP or PBX):
1. Existing Supplier: If there is more than one supplier please split each contract up depending on the number of suppliers.
2. Total Contract Value: The total value of the contract.
3. Annual Average Spend on Telephone Maintenance (3 years if possible):
4. Number of Users:
5. Hardware Brand: The brand of the telephone system.
6. Application(s) running on PBX/VOIP systems: Applications that run on the actual PBX or VOIP system. E.g. Contact Centre, Communication Manager.
7. Contract Duration: please including any extension periods.
8. Contract Expiry Date: Please provide me with the day/month/year.
9. Contract Review Date: Please provide me with the day/month/year.
10. Contact/job title responsible for this contract (Full Contact Details contact name, actual job title, direct contact number and direct email address.

If the service support area has more than one provider for telephone maintenance then can you please split each contract up individually for each provider.

Also if the contract is due to expire please provide me with the likely outcome of the expiring contract.

If this is a new contract or a new supplier please can you provide me with a short list of suppliers that bid on this service/support contract.
Please can you send me the following contract information with regards to the organisation�s telephone maintenance contract (VOIP or PBX):
1. Existing Supplier: Logicalis UK Ltd
2. Total Contract Value: �26,105 + VAT
3. Annual Average Spend on Telephone Maintenance (3 years if possible): �26,105 + VAT
4. Number of Users: 1450 extensions (reduction due to recent restructure)
5. Hardware Brand: Siemens
6. Application(s) running on PBX/VOIP systems: Siemens own application
7. Contract Duration: 12 months
8. Contract Expiry Date: 31 July 2013 � recently renewed with Logicalis
9. Contract Review Date: 3 months prior to expiry date
10. Contact/job title responsible for this contract: Peter Butler, Associate Director of Information Technology, Information Services, t: 01785 353398 e: p.h.butler@staffs.ac.uk
24 July 201321 August 201313 August 20131 Please provide any minutes of meetings, reports, memos, correspondence and/or research over the last three years from the university's academic standards committee (or equivalent) and any body/committee with responsibility for student assessment/regulations governing degree awards which mention the award of undergraduate first class honours degrees.Sent request 2 documents that mentioned First Class Degrees
30 July 201328 August 201328 August 20131) How many students in total did Staffordshire University send to overseas institutions in the academic year 2012/2013?

2) How many Staffordshire University students studied at an overseas institution within Europe/the European Higher
Education Area (EHEA) in the 2012/2013 academic year as part of the Erasmus programme?

3) How many Staffordshire University students studied at an overseas institution within Europe/the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) as part of their degree but not as Erasmus students in the 2012/2013 academic year?

4) How many Staffordshire University students studied at an overseas institution outside of Europe/the European Higher
Education Area (EHEA) in the 2012/2013 academic year?
1) How many students in total did Staffordshire University send to overseas institutions in the academic year 2012/2013? 3

2) How many Staffordshire University students studied at an overseas institution within Europe/the European Higher
Education Area (EHEA) in the 2012/2013 academic year as part of the Erasmus programme? 0
3) How many Staffordshire University students studied at an overseas institution within Europe/the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) as part of their degree but not as Erasmus students in the 2012/2013 academic year? 2 within the EHEA

4) How many Staffordshire University students studied at an overseas institution outside of Europe/the European Higher
Education Area (EHEA) in the 2012/2013 academic year? 1 outside of the EHEA