University Disclosure Log

Date received Date due Date completed Information asked for Notes
1 October 201529 October 201522 October 20151) The current total number of lecturers employed at the University (all types of contract).
2) The current number of staff on part-time hourly-paid lecturing contracts (both permanent and temporary).
3) The number of staff on permanent part-time hourly-paid lecturing contracts (after four years continuous employment).
4) The total number of hourly-paid lecturing staff currently employed in FACT.
1) The current total number of lecturers employed at the University (all types of contract). 896

2) The current number of staff on part-time hourly-paid lecturing contracts (both permanent and
Temporary). 407


3) The number of staff on permanent part-time hourly-paid lecturing contracts (after four years continuous
Employment). 38

4) The total number of hourly-paid lecturing staff currently employed in FACT. 210
9 October 20156 November 201521 October 20151. Ice Cleats
A. Has the University purchased any �Ice Cleats� in the last 3 years? An �Ice cleat� is a footwear accessory that is attached to shoes or boots to give added grip to prevent trips on snow or ice. A picture is attached showing an Ice Cleat.


B. If the answer is �Yes� for question 1, how many Ice Cleats did the University buy and who from?

2. Accidents
How many of your employees were injured last year due to slip, trips or falls outdoors in icy/snowy conditions?

3. Contact Names
Please can you confirm the name, job title and email address for the following:
A. Head of Refuse Collection
B. Head of Grounds Maintenance
C. Head of Facilities Management
D. Head of Cleaning
E. Head of Parking
F. Head of Health and Safety
G. Stores Manager (i.e. Buying stock and warehousing it for use by University employees in the future).
1. Ice Cleats
A. Has the University purchased any �Ice Cleats� in the last 3 years? An �Ice cleat� is a footwear accessory that is attached to shoes or boots to give added grip to prevent trips on snow or ice. A picture is attached showing an Ice Cleat.


B. If the answer is �Yes� for question 1, how many Ice Cleats did the University buy and who from? 61 Nov 2013 and 10 Jan 2014 from Safety First Ice Cleats Ltd

2. Accidents
How many of your employees were injured last year due to slip, trips or falls outdoors in icy/snowy conditions? See table below

3. Contact Names
Please can you confirm the name, job title and email address for the following:
A. Head of Refuse Collection Not a current post
B. Head of Grounds Maintenance James Bentley, Grounds Maintenance Manager, j.bentley@staffs.ac.uk
C. Head of Facilities Management Not a current post
D. Head of Cleaning Eileen Phillips, Head of Campus and Operational Services, e.phillips@staffs.ac.uk
E. Head of Parking Not a current post
F. Head of Health and Safety Nigel Price, Head of health and Safety, nigel.price@staffs.ac.uk
G. Stores Manager (i.e. Buying stock and warehousing it for use by University employees in the future). Not a current post

Year STF Ice
2010 29 3
2011 19 0
2012 24 3
2013 22 0
2014 26 0
2015* 13 0

* incomplete
13 October 201510 November 20153 November 20151. For each of the calendar years a) 2010, b) 2011, c) 2012, d) 2013, e) 2014 and f) 2015 up to 30th September, please state the total number of the following offences reported to the university:
V. Sexual assault of a university student?
Vi. Sexual harassment of a university student?
Vii. Rape of a student?
Viii. Stalking of a student?
2. Please provide a further breakdown of each total in question 1 as to whether the victim was male or female.
3. Please provide a further breakdown of each total in question 1 as to whether the incident occurred on university property (buildings, campus etc) or not.
4. Does the university have a policy of recording allegations of sexual assaults, of sexual harassment, of rape or of stalking carried out on university property?
1. No recorded cases of disciplinaries or complaints pertaining to sexual assault, harassment, rape or stalking.
2. N/A
3. N/A
4. The University�s �Student Behaviour and Fitness to Study Policy� (http://www.staffs.ac.uk/assets/Student%20Behaviour%20and%20Fitness%20to%20Study%20Policy%201516_tcm44-86478.pdf) addresses sexual harassment and assault (among other behaviour), and offers the following information to students:

�Individuals who feel that they may be the subject of harassment and wish to make a complaint against another student or member of staff of this University should pursue the issue by using the University�s Complaints Procedure. Students may wish to consult staff in the University Equality & Diversity Team or in the Students� Union Advice Centre for advice, for example, on completing the complaints form.�

The University�s Complaints Procedure can be accessed here: URL
12 October 20159 November 20152 November 2015Under this FOI, I am requesting copies or links to any of the following documents so that we can properly assess your institution:

- External Speakers Policy (AKA Free Speech Policy, Speaker Vetting Policy, Students Event Policy)

- Code of Conduct (any set of regulations relating to student conduct, AKA Student Regulations)

- Dignity at Work and Study (as relating to students, rather than staff)

- University byelaws (relating to students)

- Leaflet and Poster Policy (AKA Marketing Policies, relating to student-made posters, leaflets and literature being distributed on campus)
- External Speakers Policy (AKA Free Speech Policy, Speaker Vetting Policy, Students Event Policy)
* Code of Practice on Freedom of Speech and Lawful Assembly in the University - URL

- Code of Conduct (any set of regulations relating to student conduct, AKA Student Regulations)
* General Regulations - URL
* Student Disciplinary - URL
* Fitness to Study - URL
* Academic Misconduct - URL

- Dignity at Work and Study (as relating to students, rather than staff)
* Student Charter - URL

- University byelaws (relating to students)
* Student Charter - URL

- Leaflet and Poster Policy (AKA Marketing Policies, relating to student-made posters, leaflets and literature being distributed on campus)
* Guidance on Furniture and Equipment on Fire Escape Routes - URL
11 October 20156 November 201519 October 2015How many academic appeals were there during the academic year 2014/15? What percentage of these were upheld (including those partially upheld) compared with those not upheld? How many non-academic appeals were there during the academic year 2014/15? What percentage of these were upheld (including those partially upheld) compared with those not upheld?Appeals 14/15 Amount Percentage
Upheld and Part Upheld 399 65.4%
Not Upheld 140 23.0%
Withdrawn 7 1.1%
Awaiting Decision 64 10.5%
Total 610
13 October 201510 November 201519 October 2015Following on from the sign-in attendance sheet submission for Home and EU students a week or so ago,

A) how many students have been withdrawn this week for failure to sign-in, across the whole university?

B) What are the numbers at each level, ie 3,4,5,6 and 7?

C) what are those numbers as a percentage of the total cohort of each of their levels?
Request withdrawn.
18 October 201513 November 201519 October 20151.) Total amount of network capacity in Gbits per second (transit/peering/leased/other etc) held between Staffordshire University and Janet (AS786).Janet connection is 1Gbit per second
15 October 201512 November 201519 October 2015Please supply me with the contact details (email and telephone) of all companies that you may use for PAT Testing for all departments where applicableFire Equipment Maintenance Ltd
19 October 201516 November 20152 November 2015A) How many incidents and/or allegations of sexual violence and harassment have been recorded at the university since 2013?
Please specify the type of allegation (eg. Rape/sexual assault etc) and outcome of each

B) Please provide details of what guidance the university provides to students about sexual violence and the reporting of allegations to the appropriate authorities.
Please state if you do not provide any specific guidance on sexual violence to students.
A) How many incidents and/or allegations of sexual violence and harassment have been recorded at the university since 2013?
Please specify the type of allegation (eg. Rape/sexual assault etc) and outcome of each

Zero incidents.

B) Please provide details of what guidance the university provides to students about sexual violence and the reporting of allegations to the appropriate authorities.
Please state if you do not provide any specific guidance on sexual violence to students.

The University�s �Student Behaviour and Fitness to Study Policy� (http://www.staffs.ac.uk/assets/Student%20Behaviour%20and%20Fitness%20to%20Study%20Policy%201516_tcm44-86478.pdf) addresses sexual harassment and assault, and offers the following information to students:

�Individuals who feel that they may be the subject of harassment and
Wish to make a complaint against another student or member of staff of this University should pursue the issue by using the University�s Complaints Procedure. Students may wish to consult staff in the University Equality & Diversity Team or in the Students� Union Advice Centre for advice, for example, on completing the complaints form.�

The University�s Complaints Procedure can be accessed here: URL
20 October 201517 November 201521 October 20151. Who is part of your software developement and testing framework?

2. What is your spend anually for developement and testing of software?

3. Can you confirm if any further regional frameworks exist for such services in addition to the framework reffered to in question 1?

4. When are the framework(s) referred to in question 1 and/or question 3 subject to re-procurement?

5. Who is your point of contact for IT procurement?
1. Who is part of your software developement and testing framework?

We do not participate in any software development and testing frameworks

2. What is your spend anually for developement and testing of software?

Not identifiable as staff who undertake development work also undertake other roles within the organisation.

3. Can you confirm if any further regional frameworks exist for such services in addition to the framework reffered to in question 1?

We do not participate in any software development and testing frameworks

4. When are the framework(s) referred to in question 1 and/or question 3 subject to re-procurement?

N/A

5. Who is your point of contact for IT procurement?

Janet Weaver.
21 October 201518 November 201511 November 2015I am writing under the Freedom of Information Act to request a copy of your most up to date external speaker policy for on-campus events.
I understand that many universities are currently reviewing their external speaker policy in light of the new Prevent Duty Guidance for Higher Education Institutions. If this is the case I would like to know when you plan to publish your new policy and to request a copy when it is published
Link to the policy. URL
22 October 201519 November 201517 November 20151/ How many students does Staffordshire University�s Stafford Campus currently have?

2/ How many of those students live in Halls of Residence on campus?

3/ How many students live in non-university accommodation off-campus?
There are 2450 FT students on the Stafford site

The University currently have 1470 students in University provided accommodation on Campus - combined numbers of both sites.
The University is unable to provide information on how many students live off campus as we do not offer or manage any off site accommodation.
22 October 201523 November 201511 November 2015I would like to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The following questions relate to how you take payments and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (�PCI DSS�) which you are required to comply with if you accept credit or debit card payments from your customers:
1. In the academic year 2014/15 (01/09/2014 � 31/07/2015) did your institution certify itself via a Self Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) or external audit by a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) as being fully compliant with PCI DSS?
O If not, can you confirm if your institution is now fully compliant with PCI DSS or by which date you anticipate attaining compliance?
2. In the academic year 2014/2015 (01/09/2014 � 31/07/2015) how many staff at your institution were directly involved with handling card and cash payments?

3. In the academic year 2014/2015 (01/09/2014 � 31/07/2015) how many staff at your institution had the term �PCI DSS� included in their job description?

4. In the academic year 2014/2015 (01/09/2014 � 31/07/2015) how many staff received formal external training related to PCI DSS?

5. In the academic year 2014/2015 (01/09/2014 � 31/07/2015) how many staff at your institution were responsible for payment security?
1. In the academic year 2014/15 (01/09/2014 � 31/07/2015) did your institution certify itself via a Self Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) or external audit by a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) as being fully compliant with PCI DSS? -
We completed Self assessment and we are currently compliant
2. 90
O If not, can you confirm if your institution is now fully compliant with PCI DSS or by which date you anticipate attaining compliance?
3. In the academic year 2014/2015 (01/09/2014 � 31/07/2015) how many staff at your institution were directly involved with handling card and cash payments? 1.

4. In the academic year 2014/2015 (01/09/2014 � 31/07/2015) how many staff at your institution had the term �PCI DSS� included in their job description? 1

5. In the academic year 2014/2015 (01/09/2014 � 31/07/2015) how many staff received formal external training related to PCI DSS? Not recorded

6. In the academic year 2014/2015 (01/09/2014 � 31/07/2015) how many staff at your institution were responsible for payment security? 1
31 October 201527 November 20153 November 2015A) The average waiting time for a student at your institution to get an appointment for mental health services

B) The number of requests for mental health counselling sessions for academic years 2014/15, 2013/14, 2012/13, 2011/12 and 2010/11

C) How many students are currently on your waiting list for mental health services
A) The average waiting time for a student at your institution to get an appointment for mental health services

For Counselling, we do not routinely record this figure. We aim to offer a first appointment within 1 week and this is typically the case, although it can be shorter or longer.
For our Student Wellbeing Advisors this is usually within 2/3 days but we operate a same day service for students `in crisis�

B) The number of requests for mental health counselling sessions for academic years 2014/15, 2013/14, 2012/13, 2011/12 and 2010/11

For Counselling, we do not routinely record the number of requests. However, I can provide the following information:

Staffordshire University 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15

Number of students who accessed the Counselling Service (for individual counselling) 409 403 411 501 564


C) How many students are currently on your waiting list for mental health services

For counselling @ 2/11/15, we have 22 students on our waiting list. These are students who have had an assessment appointment with us this academic year and are now awaiting further counselling appointments.
For our Student Wellbeing Advisors there is no waiting list.