University Disclosure Log

Date received Date due Date completed Information asked for Notes
8 April 20157 May 201529 April 2015We would like to ask for your help in this work by requesting some data under the Freedom of Information Act. The kind of data we are interested in includes your university�s overall spending on skills development for staff and students, how this is allocated, how it is changing and what type of skills development support is provided. We have attached an Excel spreadsheet which lays out our request in more detail. We would be very grateful if you could record your responses in this spreadsheet and email it back to us when completed.Excel sheets sent to requester
6 April 20155 May 201527 April 20151. Starting in Q2 2015, will you begin outsourcing any services that are under the purview of your IT department? If so, please list the following details:

* Which services will be outsourced?

* Who will you be outsourcing these services to?

2. Starting in Q2 2015, are you beginning any projects that are under the purview with a budget of at least 20,000 GBP? If so, please list the following details for each such project:

* Which applications, systems, or services will be updated, upgraded, or introduced as part of any of these projects?
1. Starting in Q2 2015, will you begin outsourcing any services that are under the purview of your IT department? If so, please list the following details:
A. Which services will be outsourced? NO
B. Who will you be outsourcing these services to? N/A
2. Starting in Q2 2015, are you beginning any projects that are under the purview with a budget of at least 20,000 GBP? If so, please list the following details for each such project:
. Which applications, systems, or services will be updated, upgraded, or introduced as part of any of these projects?

1. implementation of a network access control system.
2. Upgrade of the existing IPT System
3. Mobile Device Management project does have a budget in this range, and but went to tender before this date.
4. Wiki replacement project also have an allocated budget in this range, but no planning has yet been undertaken on this
5. ePayment project does have a budget of 20,000 however we currently do not plan to spend all of this.
3 April 20155 May 201528 April 2015I want to submit a freedom of information request for the following information relating to Fixed Telecommunications and Internet Services:
If there is more than one supplier for each of the contract information I am requesting below please can you split each contract individually and not combined. Please also separate the expiry data and spend and number of lines for each supplier. An example of this can be viewed at the bottom of this request.
Excel sheet sent to requester
12 April 201511 May 201530 April 20151, I would like to know, in respect of your Nursing Practice (Adult) degree, for each of the years 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014:

(i) how many places were available on the course;

(ii) how many applications were received to start the course in each year;

(iii) how many students were admitted to the course in those years;

(iv) the range of UCAS points achieved by successful applicants admitted to the course in each of those years ie. The minimum and maximum of scores achieved by applicants who were admitted, where their applications were judged on the basis of UCAS points;

(v) how many students were admitted to the course on the basis of Access to Higher Education awards. For such students admitted on the basis of Access awards:

(a) how many were �mature� students as defined by the university;
(b) what was the minimum passing profile for the Access award which you accepted for entry;

2. I would like to know, in respect of your BSc Hons course in Nursing, for each of the years 2009, 2010, 2011, how many students admitted to the course in those years completed the course successfully three years later with an NMC registerable qualification (I understand and accept that additionally some students may take a year out for some reason and go on subsequently to complete the course successfully, and that some completers in 2012-2014 may have started before 2009).
Figures from March 2009 Cohort

Cohort Award Number starting Completing in total Commissions
March 09 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 15 14 0
Adult Diploma 85 26 112
Sept 09 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 25 21 25
Adult Diploma 57 43 59
March 10 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 14 14 0
Adult Diploma 105 36 112
Sept 10 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 29 27 29
Adult Diploma 55 38 55
March 11 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 29 25 24
Adult Diploma 102 52 102
Sept 11 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 65 45 69
Adult Diploma 12 10 0
March 12 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 90 44 92
Sept 12 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 105 100
March 13 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 51 53
Sept 13 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 105 105
March 14 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 50 48
Sept 14 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 117 117


Figures from March 2009 Cohort

Cohort Award Number starting Completing in total Commissions
March 09 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 15 14 0
Adult Diploma 85 26 112
Sept 09 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 25 21 25
Adult Diploma 57 43 59
March 10 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 14 14 0
Adult Diploma 105 36 112
Sept 10 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 29 27 29
Adult Diploma 55 38 55
March 11 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 29 25 24
Adult Diploma 102 52 102
Sept 11 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 65 45 69
Adult Diploma 12 10 0
March 12 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 90 44 92
Sept 12 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 105 100
March 13 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 51 53
Sept 13 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 105 105
March 14 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 50 48
Sept 14 Cohort Adult BSc Hons 117 117
9 April 20158 May 201515 April 2015I would like to request the total amount spent on gas and electricity (for lighting and heating etc) at your university in the last academic year 2013-'14.Gas �553,515

Electric �1,670,730
17 April 201518 May 201520 April 20151) What is the number of students caught for plagiarism in the last four years? Could you please provide a breakdown for each year?
2) How many of those caught were disciplined? Please provide a breakdown of outcomes over the last four years.
3) How were the students disciplined? Please provide a breakdown of how many were; given a warning; had marks deducted; were suspended; were expelled. Please provide figures and details for any other disciplinary measures taken.
1) What is the number of students caught for plagiarism in the last four years? Could you please provide a breakdown for each year?

813 There is no reliable data recorded for years prior to 2012/13.
2012/13 � 327 against a population of 20819 students
2013/14 � 486 against a population of 21035 students

2) How many of those caught were disciplined? Please provide a breakdown of outcomes over the last four years.
There is no reliable data recorded for years prior to 2012/13.
2012/13 � 327
2013/14 - 486

3) How were the students disciplined? Please provide a breakdown of how many were; given a warning; had marks deducted; were suspended; were expelled. Please provide figures and details for any other disciplinary measures taken.
Not recorded as data but tariff table would have been applied:
Category of misconduct Associated standard penalty
Minor Academic Misconduct Ranges from reduced marks of:
I) Undergraduate
40% (pass), 30% (compensatable fail); 20% (compensatable fail) or 0% (non- compensatable fail) awarded for the component of assessment and a written warning
Ii) Postgraduate
50% (pass), 40% (compensatable fail) or 0% (non-compensatable fail) awarded for the component of assessment and a written warning
Major Academic Misconduct Zero marks for the component of assessment, with opportunity to be reassessed at the next opportunity (subject to assessment regulations)
Gross Academic Misconduct Ranges from failure of a module with an entitlement to reassessment to failure of the module with no entitlement to reassessment
16 April 201515 May 201512 May 2015Media communications - staff numbers, press leaks1. How many staff does your university currently employ to carry out communications - i.e. Public and media relations - work? Please provide a breakdown of job titles.
4, Media Relations Manager, Communications Manager, Multimedia Press Officer and Social Media Co-ordinator.

2. How many investigations has your university conducted into suspected leaks of information to the press between 1 January 2010 and today's date (16 April 2015). Please break down the information into years and provide details of the suspected leak - when it occurred, how it was investigated, which media outlet did the information 'leaked' appear in, was the investigation successful and what was the outcome for the council employees found to have leaked? Please state whether police were involved in the leak investigation.
We have never conducted any investigated into suspected press leaks.
16 April 201515 May 201520 April 2015The percentage of home undergraduate students newly enrolled on bachelors courses who went to

A) A fee-paying (independent) secondary school
B) A non-fee-paying (state) secondary school

In

I) 2012/3
Ii) 2013/4
Iii) 2014/5
This information available on the HESA web site based on our HESA student data returns and is available to the general public.
The web site is https://www.hesa.ac.uk/free-statistics

2013/14 it says that this university had a state school % of 98.8 against a benchmark of 96.6% for young full time first degree students.

Although we have previous school recorded against the students on our system (and it is this code that goes in the data return) our system does not know whether a school is state or independent. Therefore we cannot do our own calculations for this request.
20 April 201519 May 201513 May 20151. How many allegations of sexual assualt and sexual harrassment has your University recorded in the following academic years; 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014 to date?

2. Do you have a formal policy with regard to sexual assault and sexual harrassment on campus?

3. Do you have a designated person whose role it is to investigate sexual misconduct on campus?

4. What sexual assault/misconduct prevention campaigns or awareness raising activity has been run by your University over the last three years?
1) Cases of sexual harassment:
2012-13 = 1 case
2013-14 = 1 case
2014-To date = no cases
2) Sexual harassment is covered on our Equality and Diversity page (http://www.staffs.ac.uk/support_depts/equality/issues/bullying/) and also within our Student Behaviour and Fitness to Study Policy (http://www.staffs.ac.uk/assets/Student%20Behaviour%20and%20Fitness%20to%20Study%20Policy_tcm44-78563.pdf )
3) This would be investigated as part of the complaints and disciplinary process. We do not have a person who is solely dedicated to this.
4) Such campaigns would be run by the Students� Union who are separate entity with regard to FOI requests, and so this would need to be directly requested from them.
22 April 201521 May 201523 April 2015Please could you send me an up to date email list of the management team / top 3 tiers in your University.University Executive URL

The Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Creative Technologies is Dr Astrid Herhoffer. A.Herhoffer@staffs.ac.uk
Dean of the Faculty of Business, Education and Law e: s.foreman@staffs.ac.uk
Dean of the Faculty of Health Science N.B.Thomas@staffs.ac.uk
Dean of the Faculty of Computing Engineering & Sciences Hastings.McKenzie@staffs.ac.uk

Director of Director Of Estates & Commercial Services L.J.Degg@staffs.ac.uk
Director of Information Services B.Shaw@staffs.ac.uk
Director-Student Recruitment/Admissions L.Burgess@staffs.ac.uk
Academic Registrar & Director Of Stud Experience N.Morrison@staffs.ac.uk
Director Of Marketing & Public Relations G.Kelly@staffs.ac.uk
Dean Of Academic Policy & Development S.W.Williams@staffs.ac.uk
30 April 20151 June 201521 May 2015I wish to submit to the organisation a freedom of information request relating to the organisations :
1. Contact centre/call centre contracts
2. Inbound network services contracts

Please send me the following information for each provider:

1. Incumbent Supplier: For each of the contract(s) please can you provide me with the supplier of the contract.
2. Annual Average Spend: the annual average (over 3 years) spend for each supplier
3. Contract Expiry: the date of when the contract expires.
4. Contract Review: the date of when the contract will be reviewed.
5. Contract Description: a brief description of the services provided of the overall contract.
6. Contact Details: The person from within the organisation responsible for the contract. Please provide me with their full name, actual job title, contact number and direct email address.
7. Number of Agents; please provide me with the total number of contact centre agents;
8. Number of Sites; please can you provide me with the number of sites the contact centre covers.
9. Manufacturer of the contact centre: Who is the manufacturer of the contact centre system that you operate?
10. Busy Periods: Please state the month(s) which the contact centre is at its highest/busiest during the year. This can be based upon the number of calls. Your provider may be able to tell you quicker. E.g. JAN-MAR, APR, JUNE.
11. Do you use Microsoft Exchange 2003 as your email server? If not, then which product do you use?
12. Number of email users: Approximate number of email users across the organisations.

Please add any further comments attached to this contract if there are any changes coming to the organisation with regards to contact centres.

The second part of my request relates to the use inbound network services contracts which could relate to one of the following:

1. 0800, 0845, 0870, 0844, 0300 number
2. Routing of calls
3. Caller Identifier
4. Caller Profile- linking caller details with caller records
5. Interactive voice response (IVR)

For contract relating to the above please can you provide me with?

1. Incumbent Supplier: For each of the contract(s) please can you provide me with the supplier of the contract.
2. Annual Average Spend: the annual average (over 3 years) spend for each supplier
3. Contract Expiry: the date of when the contract expires.
4. Contract Review: the date of when the contract will be reviewed.
5. Contract Description: a brief description of the services provided of the overall contract.
6. Contact Details: The person from within the organisation responsible for the contract. Please provide me with their full name, actual job title, contact number and direct email address.
I wish to submit to the organisation a freedom of information request relating to the organisations : inbound network services contracts contact centre/call centre contracts

Please send me the following information for each provider: Not applicable as none in place

1 Incumbent Supplier: For each of the contract(s) please can you provide me with the supplier of the contract. Vodafone Ltd
2 Annual Average Spend: the annual average (over 3 years) spend for each supplier �1,007 pa incl VAT
3 Contract Expiry: the date of when the contract expires. Rolling contract
4 Contract Review: the date of when the contract will be reviewed. May ea yr
5 Contract Description: a brief description of the services provided of the overall contract. 2 x ISDN lines
6 Contact Details: The person from within the organisation responsible for the contract. Please provide me with their full name, actual job title, contact number and direct email address. Emily Hampson, Networks & Communications Support Manager, Information Services, e.g.hampson@staffs.ac.uk, 01782 29 (4332)
7 Number of Agents; please provide me with the total number of contact centre agents; None
8 Number of Sites; please can you provide me with the number of sites the contact centre covers. Not applicable
9 Manufacturer of the contact centre: Who is the manufacturer of the contact centre system that you operate? Not applicable
10 Busy Periods: Please state the month(s) which the contact centre is at its highest/busiest during the year. This can be based upon the number of calls. Your provider may be able to tell you quicker. E.g. JAN-MAR, APR, JUNE. Not applicable
11 Do you use Microsoft Exchange 2003 as your email server? If not, then which product do you use? Microsoft Office 365, Exchange 2007 (migrating to Exchange 2013)
12 Number of email users: Approximate number of email users across the organisations. 35,000 email accounts.

Please add any further comments attached to this contract if there are any changes coming to the organisation with regards to contact centres.

The second part of my request relates to the use inbound network services contracts which could relate to one of the following:

1 0800, 0845, 0870, 0844, 0300 number We have the very occasional 0844/5 calls - six since 1 Aug 2014 to 30 Apr 2015.
2 Routing of calls Calls are routed ourselves on our own system.
3 Caller Identifier Do not take this service
4 Caller Profile- linking caller details with caller records Do not take this service
5 Interactive voice response (IVR) Do not take this service

For contract relating to the above please can you provide me with?

1 Incumbent Supplier: For each of the contract(s) please can you provide me with the supplier of the contract. Not applicable
2 Annual Average Spend: the annual average (over 3 years) spend for each supplier Not applicable
3 Contract Expiry: the date of when the contract expires. Not applicable
4 Contract Review: the date of when the contract will be reviewed. Not applicable
5 Contract Description: a brief description of the services provided of the overall contract. Not applicable
6 Contact Details: The person from within the organisation responsible for the contract. Please provide me with their full name, actual job title, contact number and direct email address. Not applicable
30 April 20151 June 201526 May 2015I would like to submit a new freedom of information request.
1. Contracts/Agreements relating to the supply of Gas which may include the following:
� Natural Gas Supply
� Gas Heating / Boiler Maintenance
� Installation of Gas Central Heating Systems

2. Contracts/Agreements relating to the supply of Electricity which may include the following:
� Street Lighting
� Electricity Supply (Half Hourly)
� Electricity Supply (Non Half Hourly)
� Corporate Electricity Supply
Contract Information- For each of the types of the contract that I am requesting please can you send me the following information. Please can you remember if there is more than one provider can you please split the contract information up for each individual provider?
1. Unique Contract Key: Please can you provide me with a unique reference quote that relates to each contract.
2. Current Provider: If there is more than one provider please split the contract information individually.
3. Annual Average Spend: Please can you send me the average spends over the last three years. Approximate spend is also acceptable.
4. Contract Duration: Duration of the contract/agreement and can you please include any extension periods that could be executed
5. Contract Commence Date: The date the contract/agreement commenced
6. Contract Expiry Date: The date the contract/agreement expired
7. Contract Description: A brief description of the contract of what support/service in involved
8. Responsible Officer: Who within the organisation is responsible for this contract. Please can you send me the full names, actual job title, internal contact number and the officers direct email address.
If there is more than one supplier please split each profile of the above data types for each supplier. E.g. Separate spend, expiry date, responsible officer.

In some cases I have been told that some requests may take of the period of collating this information. If this is the case please can you only concentrate on part two of my request (Contracts/Agreements relating to the supply of Electricity).
1. Contracts/Agreements relating to the supply of Gas which may include the following:
� Natural Gas Supply
� Gas Heating / Boiler Maintenance � inspected annually
� Installation of Gas Central Heating Systems - Installation done by registered contractors

2. Contracts/Agreements relating to the supply of Electricity which may include the following:
� Street Lighting - Street lighting maintained annually
� Electricity Supply (Half Hourly)
� Electricity Supply (Non Half Hourly)
� Corporate Electricity Supply �
Contract Information- For each of the types of the contract that I am requesting please can you send me the following information. Please can you remember if there is more than one provider can you please split the contract information up for each individual provider?
1. Unique Contract Key: Please can you provide me with a unique reference quote that relates to each contract. Quotes not applicable as we do not buy on a fixed price contract
2. Current Provider: If there is more than one provider please split the contract information individually. Energy & Gas are procured on our behalf by The Energy Consortium. The electric is supplied by SSE and the gas by Gazprom.
3. Annual Average Spend: Please can you send me the average spends over the last three years. Approximate spend is also acceptable. Gas & Elec 2011-12: �515k; �1,452k; Gas & Elec 2012-13: �714k; �1,762k; Gas & Elec 2013-14: �560k; �1,748k
4. Contract Duration: Duration of the contract/agreement and can you please include any extension periods that could be executed � Electricity & Gas � 2 years; NHH Elec � 1 year;
5. Contract Commence Date: The date the contract/agreement commenced � Electricity & Gas 1 Oct 2014; NHH Elec 1 July 2014;
6. Contract Expiry Date: The date the contract/agreement expired � Electricity & Gas 30 Sept 2016; NHH Elec 1 July 2015;
7. Contract Description: A brief description of the contract of what support/service in involved � Purchasing services of TEC for flexible utility supply (ie � NOT fixed price � but purchased in tranches as market prices fall or rise).
8. Responsible Officer: Who within the organisation is responsible for this contract. Please can you send me the full names, actual job title, internal contact number and the officers direct email address. � Philip Patrick; Energy Manager; 01782 29 4272 p.patrick@staffs.ac.uk
30 April 20151 June 201518 May 2015Would like information about `hate crimes� alleged to be committed on university buildings, grounds and campuses over the last five years (up to Apr 30, 2015).

Please give the number of hate crimes reported (complaints of crime) for the years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 (up to Apr 30 2015) and specify the type of hate crime according to the following categories:

-Disability

-Homophobia/sexuality

-Sexism/gender

-Racism/xenophobia

-Religion (where possible please provide type of religious hate crime eg anti-Semitism, anti-Islam etc.)

-Transgender


Where possible please give the number of hate crimes (as types specified above) that were reported by the following:

-alleged victim

-university/staff member

-other witness

-society or organisation

-police

-other


Where possible, please email me this information in an excel document.
The university doesn't record complaints under `hate crimes so would have no way of knowing if they were considered or not.