University Disclosure Log

Date received Date due Date completed Information asked for Notes
8 June 20158 July 201517 June 2015Q1 What budget has been allocated for ICT technical training from 1st April 2015 to the 31st of March 2016?

Q2 Can you please provide details of the ICT Managers/Mangers that will purchase ICT technical training?

Q3 Please can we have a list of RFQ (Request for Quotes) for any training that will be purchased within the coming 12 months?

Q4 Is there ICT technical training required to be purchased within a certain time-frame?

Q5 Can I have a list of any ICT software Upgrades planned for the new financial year?

Q6 Can I have a list of any hardware upgrades planned for the new financial year?

Q7 Can you provide copies or details of any ICT projects?

Q8 How much ICT technical training, has been purchased from QA Limited since first of April 2015?

Q9 Do you currently have any skills licences purchased with QA Limited?

B- If so can you please provide a usage report?

Q10 Can you please provide details of the ICT Managers/Mangers that will purchased the licence?
Q1 What budget has been allocated for ICT technical training from 1st April 2015 to the 31st of March 2016? We are a converged service and have a mix of IT and Library staff. The budget allocated for IS in total is �48,000 which includes some technical training. This is the allocation for the Information Services department and not the University as a whole
Q2 Can you please provide details of the ICT Managers/Mangers that will purchase ICT technical training? This is managed centrally via IS Administration
Q3 Please can we have a list of RFQ (Request for Quotes) for any training that will be purchased within the coming 12 months? This has not yet been determined as appraisals are not completed until 31.7.15
Q4 Is there ICT technical training required to be purchased within a certain time-frame? This has not yet been determined as appraisals are not completed until 31.7.15
Q5 Can I have a list of any ICT software Upgrades planned for the new financial year?
We regularly upgrade applications in line with releases from software vendors, the business will look at what is in the release and make a decision on whether to upgrade and when, so they are not planned in advance, the ones that are planned in advance are

Q5 Student records System � Dec 15, Virtual Learning Environment � Jun 16
Q6 Finance System Hardware Upgrade � Jan 16

Q6 Can I have a list of any hardware upgrades planned for the new financial year?
Network Switch upgrades
Q7 Can you provide copies or details of any ICT projects? Attached
Q8 How much ICT technical training, has been purchased from QA Limited since first of April 2015? Not used
Q9 Do you currently have any skills licences purchased with QA Limited? Not used
B- If so can you please provide a usage report?
Q10 Can you please provide details of the ICT Managers/Mangers that will purchased the licence? NA as we have not used QA Limited
8 June 20156 July 201529 June 20151. Help / service desk support:
The single point of contact between a service provider and users within an organisation. A typical service desk manages incidents and service requests, and also handles communication with the users.
2. Desktop support:
The technical services offered by a support organisation to a user(s) experiencing problems with their computers. Support may be on either hardware or software running on the affected computing device. Support may include but is not limited to installations, moves, adds, changes and disposition, and local remote services.
3. Network support:
The technical services offered by a support organisation to a user(s) experiencing problems with their network. Support may be on either hardware or software running on the affected computing device. Support may include but is not limited to installations, moves, adds, changes and disposition, and local remote services.
For each of the contract type above can you please provide me with the following information set out below:
1. Contract Type: Please choose from above the type of contract this is related to.
2. What is the Support for Hardware, Software or other please state?
3. Who is this supplier: If there is more than one supplier please input their contract information in another contract profile.
4. What is the annual average spend this can be over 3 or 5 years?
5. What is the duration of the contract please also include any extension periods?
6. When does the contract expire?
7. When will this contract be reviewed by the organisation?
8. Please can you provide me with specific contact details of the person responsible for reviewing/owner of each contract. I�d like their full name, job title, contact number and direct email address.
If there is more than one contract within the response please can you separate the information into a separate contract profile.
Excell sheet sent with requested information
9 June 20157 July 201529 June 2015Please provide the number of students enrolled on a PhD or PhD/MPhil within the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Sciences that are currently without a preliminary or fixed supervisory teamPlease provide the number of students enrolled on a PhD or PhD/MPhil within the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Sciences that have had to change their supervisory team during the 2014/15 academic year due to managment severance

Nine

Please provide the number of students enrolled on a PhD or PhD/MPhil within the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Sciences that are currently without a preliminary or fixed supervisory team.

Zero
11 June 201513 July 201518 June 2015During the second semester of my business management degree I believe there was a number of complaints made against the course id request the number of complaints along with what they contained and the action taken if possibleSection Award Level Receipt Date Complaint Summary Decision
BEL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 6 19/02/2014 Complained regarding classrooms not being booked, lecturer absence, inadequate teaching time Not upheld

BEL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 6 24/07/2014 Complained regarding degree classification Not upheld

BEL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 6 04/07/2014 Complained regarding below standard of services, lack of support Upheld in part - �500 offered recognising information regarding availability of top up degree in Public Services Management could have been communicated more clearly.

BEL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 6 25/07/2014 Complained regarding lack of support from tutor Not upheld
15 June 201513 July 201513 July 2015General Questions
Number of Employees?
Do you have a set budget for IT projects and how & who manages this?
What is the ICT budget for all departments for April 2015-16
How is the ICT budget split between departments?
Are you under or over budget for the last 2 Financial Years?
Do you have any current or future IT projects i.e. BI, PBX replacement, Email migration, Storage, Cloud Strategy � if so what are they?
Do you have Project Managers to manage each project � if so please list them by project?
How many people are there within the IT Team and who manages this?
Can you provide your IT Org chart � showing management and those that report to them?
Do you use IT Solution Providers to help implement solutions � if so who are they and what do they do?
Which IT vendors do you use?
How much do you spend with each external IT Provider for the last 2 financial years?
Do you have any restrictions with using Cloud Services (public/private) � if so what IL level do they need to meet?
Is there a business requirement for cloud services?
Do you have funding available for a cloud project, or any pressing timescales/requirement? Is there a project Sponsor?
What are your experience / Knowledge of Cloud?
What are your experience / Knowledge of Microsoft Cloud? Or other vendors?
Do you have a current active Enterprise Agreement with MS and what is the renewal date?
Office Questions
What is your current Email platform and version?
What is your current version of SharePoint, and what do you use it for?
What is your current version of Lync, and what do you use it for?
Do you use any solution for providing the business with reports, analytics such as Microsoft PowerBI, Tableau, SaS � if so which one?


Platform specific questions
How many Business Applications do you have?
What is your Line of Business Applications and are they predominantly Off The Shelf or Bespoke Apps?
Do you use a hosted provider for your Business Applications � if so then who?
Do you have an in-house Application Development Team?
If Yes to above who manages this team and how many people report to them?
What is your development language? (.Net, Ruby, etc.)
Do you use outside developers to work with you on projects � if so then who?

Infrastructure questions
How many users do you have?
How many devices?
How many offices and data centres do you have?
Do you use a Hosted provider for your infrastructure � if so who?
What is your existing server count (on premise or hosted?)
Do you have a hardware refresh cycle � if so, how often and where are you in it? (for servers, SAN, desktops, devices etc.)
What version of Operating System do you have on Desktop and on Servers?
What is your current virtualisation platform?
What is your current Back UP & DR Strategy/Solution?
Do you have a managed service to support your IT � if so what does this cover?
Sent org chart , project list and word document
23 June 201521 July 20152 July 20151.How do you ask (new) staff members about their sexuality/sexual orientation? If this is asked through an equal opportunities monitoring form, what is the question and what options can individuals select?
2. If such information is available, what percentage of employed staff at your institution are asexual?
3. What provisions are there for asexual members of staff at your institution?
1. How do you ask (new) staff members about their sexuality/sexual orientation? If this is asked through an equal opportunities monitoring form, what is the question and what options can individuals select?
Information collected at application:
Monitoring sexual orientation will help us to identify, tackle and prevent discrimination against lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

How would you describe your sexual orientation?
Bisexual
Gay man
Gay woman / lesbian Heterosexual / straight
Other
Prefer not to say
Information collected for HESA return via MyView (staff information/booking service) �
Sexual orientation � select -
Bisexual
Gay man
Gay woman/lesbian
Heterosexual
Information refused
Other


2. If such information is available, what percentage of employed staff at your institution are asexual? Information not collected.

3. What provisions are there for asexual members of staff at your institution? No specific provision.
23 June 201521 July 201529 June 2015Could you tell me how many animals have been used in experiments at your university in the past three financial years.
Can you provide a breakdown saying what the animals were, what they were used for and how many died please?
If the scope of this request exceeds the limits of the act, or if you want to discuss the request, please contact me at the earliest opportunity so I can discuss how it can be revised.
The university does not have or conduct any animal experiments.
23 June 201521 July 201529 June 2015The information I wish to request is as follows:
1. By species: How many animals were used in research by "The Public Authority" from January 1st 2014 to December 31st 2014 ?
2. Minutes, reports and correspondence of any Animal Welfare & Ethical Review Board (�AWERB�), formerly known as the Ethical Review Committee (�ERC�), or sub-committee at University level, including but not limited to departmental committees, from 2014, where these relate to experimentation or other work involving captive live animals, in addition to any guidance issued by these committees at any time if currently in use. For the avoidance of doubt the term `committee� is used in broad definition and is inclusive of boards, groups or similarly natured structural enterprises.

I must stress that I do not seek data which identifies those under the institution�s employ and agree for such information to be redacted within reason.
The university does not have any animals or conduct any animal experiements
26 June 201524 July 201513 July 2015. Please can I have a list of every database your authority holds alongside a description of what the database is1. Please can I have a list of every database your authority holds alongside a description of what the database is.


Access Travel claims submitted by Nursing and Midwifery students
Access Tracking the progress of research students
Access Information for Clinical Psychology applications imported from Clearing House
NTS System One To manage all aspects of Nursing & Midwifery students' placements, attendance management and completion of their course. No longer actively used but retained for historical reference
SITS Student Records System
Thesis Previous student records system
Syllabus Student timetabling
Access Staff Development information
Oracle Finance System (records suppliers, payments and income)
I-Expenses Managing of staff expenses
ISIS department�s enquiry management system which logs all type of service requests
My View Staff A/L, Scholarly activity and Payroll data
Koha LMS records the library purchases, and the library loans
Intota system holds a list of all the library electronic subscriptions
Snow Asset Management system lists all desktops owned by the university and the software installed on them.

University Stakeholder kept to invite engaged partners for PR
Public Lecture Series Records Public lecture Series
Resourcelink Staff contract details
26 June 201524 July 20156 July 20151) On your most recent pay settlement date, did you pay at least the living wage prevailing at that time* to your lowest paid directly employed staff?

Yes / No

2) Is it your policy to uprate minimum pay rates for your lowest paid directly employed staff to at least the living wage at every annual pay settlement?

Yes / No

3) Do you require contractors to pay the living wage whenever a new contract or contract renewal is signed?

Yes / No

4) If you do not pay the living wage to directly employed staff at the current time, do you have an aspiration to pay it in the near future (within the next two years)?

Yes / No / Not Applicable

5) If you do not require contractors to pay the living wage at the current time, do you have an aspiration to establish such arrangements in the near future (within the next two years)?

Yes / No / Not Applicable

6) If you do not pay the living wage to directly employed staff, would you be minded to introduce a living wage if you were not subject to public sector budget cuts and / or government caps on pay settlements?

Yes / No / Don�t Know / Not Applicable
Deatails sent to requester