University Disclosure Log

Date received Date due Date completed Information asked for Notes
3 February 20143 March 20145 February 2014I would like to know when the current contract ends with District enforcement for the car parks at Staffordshire University.

Also what would be the cost of ending the contact before that period would be
The contract with District Enforcement was initially for 12 months from January 2012 with the option to extend which we have done until January 2015.

The contract does not stipulate what the cost would be of any early termination.
5 February 20145 March 20146 February 2014How many graduates of the Forensic Science course got jobs within 6 months of graduating in the years:
2010/11
2011/12
2012/13
Please provide a full copy of any databases/spreadsheets from which information was extracted in response to this request. In the event that these records contain columns that hold personal information covered by data protection provisions, please simply delete the offending columns and send the rest of the data without them.
Information sent in a csv file to requester
6 February 20146 March 20146 February 2014Discipline in your university. Please could you get back to me with -a list of disciplinary cases brought against students in the last 3 academic years (2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13) -Details of when and why each case was brought and the surrounding circumstances -Details of which punishments were given out for each case (i.e. Fines, academic sanctions, meetings with senior staff)

Of course, I do not need to know the name of the involved students but I would like to know how many students were involved in each case.
Document sent to requester
7 February 20147 March 201427 February 2014Please provide the information requested below for each of the designated corporate services functions. At the end of this email, I have included a list of key processes/services that Kable believes are included within these functions.

Payroll HR Finance & accounting Procurement
Number of FTE headcount (employed directly by your organisation) dedicated to this function
What is the annual budget for providing this function?
Please provide a breakdown of the annual costs as you would usually present it. (e.g. By staff, software, services)
Is any part of this service function provided by an external supplier (i.e. Not by your organisation)? If so, please name the supplier(s).

What type of services do these suppliers provide?
(e.g. Bureau service, shared service capability, full outsourcing)
Is any part of this service function shared with other public sector organisations?
If so, please indicate what is shared and with whom

Function Includes

Payroll Payroll services
Pensions administration
HR Employee programmes and services
Recruitment administration
Workforce planning and performance monitoring
Statutory reporting and checks
Training and development
Finance/Accounting Financial record keeping and reporting
Accounts payable and receivable
Travel and expenses
Internal audits
Project accounting
Financial support and advice
Debt management and recovery
Processing of credit and debit card payments
Procurement Purchasing and low value procurement
Processes and administration
Spend analysis
Supplier financial assessments
Please see below the university�s response to your request.
Finance
Staffing � �1,006,000
Non Staffing - �167,000
Personnel
Staffing - �1,457,000
Non Staffing - �454,000
Is any part of this service function provided by an external supplier (i.e. Not by your organisation)? If so, please name the supplier(s). No

What type of services do these suppliers provide?
(e.g. Bureau service, shared service capability, full outsourcing) NA

Is any part of this service function shared with other public sector organisations? No
9 February 20147 March 201411 February 20141. Number of Vietnamese students that have attended each kind of course (including undergraduate and graduate degree) in a university in the last 5 years. Please provide the number of Vietnamese students in all courses.
2. The fees for each course
3. How many Vietnamese students did not complete a course? How many of them are currently studying? How many Vietnamese students attained a pass? How many of the Vietnamese students attained a high distinction? Please provide the details for the number of Vietnamese students in all courses
4. How many Vietnamese students attended another course (including undergraduate and graduate degree) at this university or at a different university after graduating? Please provide the data for the last 5 years
5. How many Vietnamese students in each course returned to Vietnam? Please provide the data for the past 5 years
6. How many Vietnamese students in each course attained employment in the three months period following graduation. Please provide the data for the past 5 years
Sent requester information in CSV file.
Q6 The university does not hold information for the fisrt three months.
7 February 20147 March 201427 February 2014I would like to request, under the Freedom of Information Act, disaggregated data on the number of female and male academics your university employees.Academic Staff
F M Grand Total
Nursing and Allied Health Professions 65 16 81
Psychology and Behavioural Science 51 12 63
Health and Community Studies 5 6 11
Sports Science and Leisure Studies 18 42 60
Biosciences 11 17 28
Chemistry 10 21 31
Electrical, Electronic & Computer Eng 7 61 68
Mechanical, Aero & Production Eng 4 39 43
IT, Systems Sciences & Computer Sft Eng 32 101 133
Mathematics 7 3 10
Geography and Enviromental Studies 7 8 15
Politics and International Studies 3 4 7
Economics & Econometrics 5 13 18
Law 25 20 45
Social work and Social Policy 37 13 50
Sociology 8 7 15
Business and Management Studies 36 50 86
Education 24 15 39
Continuing Education 2 5 7
English Language and Literature 7 11 18
History 3 3 6
Philosophy 2 2
Art and Design 53 85 138
Music, dance, drama and performing arts 4 4 8
Media Studies 16 34 50
Total 440 592 1032


Management (Female only) 9
11 February 201411 March 201412 February 20141. Has the university spent any money on any of these students to either pay completely or subsidise them to undertake new training courses, internships or employment. If so how much money has been spent and how many students have benefited from this?
2. I relation to Q.1 what was the biggest sum of payments you made to a single provider of training or employment? How many students did this cover? What was the name of the organisation, and what sort of work/training did it pay for the students to do?
The University spent �50k to employ 31 graduates of 2013 as graduate interns. These worked for 4 weeks each in the University during January.

They undertook a variety of project-based employment
17 February 201417 March 201417 February 2014I would like to request the following information under freedom of information laws:

A) The total number of animals used in research experiments in 2013

And

B) For each species of animal used in research experiments in 2013,

I) The name of the species
Ii) A brief description of the experiment(s) for which that species was used
Iii) The number of animals of that species that were used for each of those experiment(s)
Iv) The number of animals that died as a direct result of those experiment(s).

I would prefer this information in electronic form - preferably an Excel or Open Office spreadsheet.
We utilise invertebrate organisms only, which include molluscs, flies, maggots for UG practical classes mainly in the area of Ecology. We do not hold a vertebrate licence and have no requirements or undertake any such research.
17 February 201418 March 201418 February 20141) Please could you provide the number of students who registered with the University but failed to graduate due to suicide for each year from 2010-2013.
2) Please could you provide the number of students who registered with the University but failed to graduate due to death for each year from 2010-2013.
The number of deaths are as follows;

2009/10 4 (of which 2 were in the final year of their course)
2010/11 4(of which 3 were in the final year of their course)
2011/12 5 (of which 2 were in the final year of their course)
2012/13 6 (of which 2 were in the final year of their course)
2013/14 2 (of which 1 was in the final year of their course)

The university doe not record cause of death
7 February 20147 March 201418 February 2014The name and email addresses of the following:

- The Principal
- Business Development Manager
Link to Executive: URL
Links to Faculty & Schools: URL
14 February 201414 March 201418 February 2014If there were 100 final year students at the University aiming for an LLB in 2013, and 80 of those achieved an LLB, those 80 would form the denominator.

The numerators would be made up of the numbers who achieved the LLB in each of the various classifications specified.

So if 10 students achieved a 1st, 40 achieved a 2:1 and 30 achieved a 3rd the response would be:

2013

[a] First class honours 12.5 % (10/80)
[b] Second class [upper division] honours 50% (40/80)
[c] Second class [lower division] honours 0%
[d] Third class honours 37.5% (30/80)
[e] Pass degree 0%
[f] Other award 0%






I would like to make a request, under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, for the following information:

For each of the years

[a] 2013
[b] 2012
[c] 2011

The percentage of students graduating from the university with an LLB degree (whether single honours or combined honours and all modes of study aggregated) with each of the following awards

[a] First class honours
[b] Second class (upper division) honours
[c] Second class (lower division) honours
[d] Third class honours
[e] Pass degree
[f] Other award (please specify)

To clarify: I request, for each of the years listed, the aggregate percentages for all LLB graduates irrespective of the course or mode of study.
2012-2013
� First Class Honours = 5%
� Upper Second Class Honours = 45%
� Lower Second Class Honours = 40%
� Third Class Honours = 8%
� Pass Degree = 0%
� Other (Pass Degree in Legal Studies) = 2%

2011-2012
� First Class Honours = 5%
� Upper Second Class Honours = 46%
� Lower Second Class Honours = 36%
� Third Class Honours = 12%
� Pass Degree = 0%
� Other (Pass Degree in Legal Studies) = 0.5%
� Other (Pass Degree in Legal Studies & Philosophy) = 0.5%

2010-2011
� First Class Honours = 10%
� Upper Second Class Honours = 41%
� Lower Second Class Honours = 40%
� Third Class Honours = 9%
� Pass Degree = 0%
� Other = 0%
14 February 201414 March 201418 February 2014For the academic year 2012/2013, a complete list of belongings reported lost and/or stolen from all your library buildings. Please detail whether or not, if it falls within FOI compliance costs, these items were recovered.For the academic year 2012/13:

Two items were reported stolen they are:
1. Foot Asylum Bag with a selection of law books.
2. P.C. Monitor.

Two items reported lost, however, the library does not keep details of items reported lost.
21 February 201421 March 201413 March 20141. How many establishments serve or sell caffeinated drinks at your university?
2. Does your university or student union have any promotional, marketing or sponsorship agreements/ contracts with purveyors of caffeinated energy drinks e.g. RedBull or Monster, or coffee retailers such as Starbucks?
3. If yes, how much money has been paid to the university from these contracts per year since 2010? (Where possible, I would also appreciate meeting minutes discussing these agreements or contracts, or details on the nature of these contracts).
4. Is the university aware of any students who have experienced illness or anxiety as a result of their caffeine use which negatively impacted their ability to study?
If my request would exceed the time limit, please focus solely on points 2 & 3, and exclude 1 and 4 from my request.
Please not that the university cannot speak for the Student's Union

1. How many establishments serve or sell caffeinated drinks at your university?
There are 10 University outlets selling caffeinated drinks.
2. Does your university or student union have any promotional, marketing or sponsorship agreements/ contracts with purveyors of caffeinated energy drinks e.g. RedBull or Monster, or coffee retailers such as Starbucks?
The University has no promotional, marketing or sponsorship agreements with purveyors of caffeinated energy drinks or coffee retailers.
3. If yes, how much money has been paid to the university from these contracts per year since 2010? (Where possible, I would also appreciate meeting minutes discussing these agreements or contracts, or details on the nature of these contracts).
The University has no such contracts.
4. Is the university aware of any students who have experienced illness or anxiety as a result of their caffeine use which negatively impacted their ability to study?
The Campus & Commercial Services directorate is not aware of any such issue.
18 February 201418 March 201424 February 2014A. Please list the numbers of Chinese undergraduates and post graduates in the last five years.

B.Please list the five most popular courses Chinese students studied in the last five years , for both post graduates and undergraduates, and the number of Chinese students who studied the five courses.
2013-14

19 PG 86 UG

61 BA Business Mangagement
10 MBA
3 BA International Business Management
3 BA Marketing Management
4 BSc Software Engineering

2012-13

20 PG 98 UG

66 BA Busuness Management
10 MBA
8 BA International Business Management
5 BA Marketing Management
4 BSc Computing Science

2011/12

22 PG 97 UG

54 BA Business Management
10 MBA
11 BA International Business Management
7 BA Marketing Management
4 MSc International Business

2010/11

75 PG 116 UG

62 BA Business Management
34 MBA
33 MSc International Business
11 BA International Business Management
8 BA Accounting and Finance

2009/10

107 PG 149 UG

70 BA Business Mangement
40 MBA
43 MSc International Business
15 BA Marketing Management
9 BSc Computer Science
25 February 201425 March 20145 March 20141. For each of the last four full calendar years (namely, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013), how many employment disputes your institution has been involved with that have ended in a financial settlement being paid out or an employment tribunal hearing; in other words, the total number of disputes with which the institution was involved, including those that were settled before any legal proceedings began. (In the event of more than one employee being involved in related cases, this should be counted according to the total number of individuals involved)

2. For each of the four years, the number of cases that specifically resulted in an employment tribunal hearing.

3. For each of the four years, the amount your institution agreed to pay out in financial settlements either before or after any hearing (regardless of when the payment was actually made).

4. For each of the four years, the amount your institution spent in defending employment disputes, both externally (such as on barristers� fees) and internally (such as the cost of the time of in-house solicitors and HR professionals).
1. For each of the last four full calendar years (namely, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013), how many employment disputes your institution has been involved with that have ended in a financial settlement being paid out or an employment tribunal hearing; in other words, the total number of disputes with which the institution was involved, including those that were settled before any legal proceedings began. (In the event of more than one employee being involved in related cases, this should be counted according to the total number of individuals involved)
The university does not keep this information in any format which is retrievable and would have to trawl back over four years for all our leavers, retrieve their files and collate the information which would be too burdensome and take this request above the current fees limit.

2. For each of the four years, the number of cases that specifically resulted in an employment tribunal hearing. One

3. For each of the four years, the amount your institution agreed to pay out in financial settlements either before or after any hearing (regardless of when the payment was actually made). N/A
4. For each of the four years, the amount your institution spent in defending employment disputes, both externally (such as on barristers� fees) and internally (such as the cost of the time of in-house solicitors and HR professionals). N/A
24 February 201424 March 201417 March 20141. Prospectus Design and Artwork

When will you be tendering for your next prospectus?

Who designed your last prospectus and when was this?
1. Prospectus Design and Artwork

When will you be tendering for your next prospectus? We do not expect to submit to the tendering process as we will be producing the prospectus in house.

Who designed your last prospectus and when was this? Majority in house with some input from BBH (Milton Keynes).

How many people tendered for your last prospectus and who were they? Did not use tendering process, BBH are a university preferred supplier.

How much did you pay for your last prospectus for the design and artwork? Only in-house costs.

How many did you get printed? 40,000 copies.

How much did you pay for the printing? �46,850.


2. Website Design and Management

When will you be next be tendering for a refresh or redesign of your website? No plans currently in consideration.

When was your website last updated in terms of the design, look and feel and when was this? Website continuously updated with last major update in 2009.

How many people tendered for your last website refresh and who were they? All work carried out in-house by Marketing and Information Services departments.

How much did this cost? Only in-house costs of design and technical support.
26 February 201426 March 201428 February 2014Number of applications to HEI in england and Wales in 2011 and 2012 with criminal convictionsThe University is unable to provide data on type of conviction, as this data is not included on the applications form � it�s highly confidential and dealt with separately. If an applicant declares they have a conviction, our Admissions officer contacts the applicant with the forms they need to fill in, and this is where the applicant provides details of the type and date of the conviction. Many applicants never respond to the request for more information, and therefore the university do not know the type of conviction.
26 February 201426 March 201413 March 2014I would like to request any data that you have on graduate employment over the last 5 years, comprising:

- the number of graduates in employment up to a year after graduating (for each degree course that you have)
- degrees the students have graduated in and job title or industry they are currently working in (for each degree course that you have)
- whether the graduates are employed full time or part time
Requester was sent the information in an excel spreadsheet as requested