University Disclosure Log

Date received Date due Date completed Information asked for Notes
12 April 201811 May 20189 May 2018Would it be possible to please get the email address and contact details for teh person or persons responsible for the purchase and sourcing of waste reduction equipment such as cardboard balers, bin compactors and smart bins for the university and halls of residence. This could possibily be the facilities or purchasing manager.Dear Sir/Madam,

Further to your request for information we can confirm the relevant contact details would be:

Adam Van Winsum
Email: A.Van.Winsum@staffs.ac.uk
Telephone: 01782 294 664
17 April 201816 May 201816 May 2018Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

1. I would like to know the value of any deductions made over each of the past two years (years ended March 31) under PFI and PF2 contracts.

2. I would like to know how many material defects (where the cost of remediation is estimated to be over #50,000) reported in connection with any PFI projects over each of the past two years (years ended March 31)
1. None - the University does not have any PFI and PF2 contracts.

2. None - the University does not have any PFI and PF"2 contracts.
15 April 201814 May 20184 May 2018Dear Sir or Madam,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information act 2000 to request the following information:

1. The number of alleged racist incidents reported to the University over the past 3 years
2. The number of alleged religiously-motivated hate incidents reported to the University over the past 3 years (and please can you break these down by whether the incidents were anti-semitic or Islamophobic)
3. I would like a monthly breakdown of the data for January to December 2017 - and the two calendar years oreceding this (2015 and 2016)

I would prefer to receive the information electronically.

If the decision is made to withhold some of this data using exemptions in the Data Protection Act, please inform me of that fact and cite the exemptions used.

If some parts of this request are easier to answer than others, I would ask that you release the available data as soon as possible. If you need clarification, then please do not hesitate to contact me.

I would be grateful if you can confirm in writing that you have received this request, and I look forward to hearing from you within 20 working day statutory time period.
Dear Sir/Madam,

Further to your request for information please see our response highlighted below.

1. The number of alleged racist incidents reported to the University over the past 3 years.
- Alleged racist incidents would be reported either through the Student Disciplinary Procedure, or the Complaints Procedure. The Academic Regulations and Compliance Team only holds data on University level disciplinary hearings and Formal Complaints. Information relating to all informal complaints is not recorded, and so we are only able to return an answer regarding formal complaints. Additionally, information is not held centrally for all lower level disciplinary hearings, and so we are only able to return an answer reharding University Level Disciplinary heairngs.

Any formal complaints raised are dealt with in accordance with the University's Complaints Policy and Student Disciplinary hearings are dealt with in accordance with the University's Student Disciplinary Procedure.

Formal complaints made to the University regarding racism during the requested years are as follows:

2015 - 0
2016 - 2 incidents total, 1 in October, 1 in June
2017 - 0

Please note that the incident in June 2016 related to an incident which was both allegedly racist and religiously motivated, and so is included in the numvers for both questions 1 and 2.

No University Level Disciplinary Hearings were held regarding alleged racist incidents in the requested years.

2. Allaged religiously motivated hate incidents would be reported either through the Student Disciplinary Procedure, or the Complaints Procedure. The Academic Regulations and Compliance Team only holds data on University level disciplinary hearings and Formal Complaints. Information relating to all informal complaints is not recorded, and so we are only able to return an answer regarding formal complaints. Additionally, information is not held centrally for all lower level disciplinary hearings, and so we are only able to return an answer regarding University Level Disciplinary Hearings.

Any formal complaints raised are dealt with in accordance with the University's Complaints Policy and Student Disciplinary hearings are dealt with in accordance with the University's Student Disciplinary Procedure.

Formal complaints made to the University regarding racism during the requested years are as follows:

2015 - 0
2016 - 1 (1 - June - Islamophobic)
2017 - 0

Please note that the incident in June 2016 related to an incident that was both allegedly racist and religiously motivated, and so is included in the numbers for both questions 1 and 2.

No University Level Disciplinary Hearings were held reagrding alleged religiously-motivated hate incidents in the requested years.

3. This data is provided within the previous question.
3 April 20181 May 201817 May 2018To whom it may concern,

Please could you provide me with the total numbers of students enrolled on your BA Sports Journalism Course from 2008 to 2018.

For each year, I would like to know:

The total number of students enrolled
The number of female students
Dear Sir/Madam,

Further to your request for information please note our response below. We can only report on data from 2011/2012 academic years onwards. We have provided a response in a percentage format of the total University population of the department (Computing and Digital Technologies - Film, Media and Journalism).

BA Sports Journalism Course

2011/12
-Total number of students enrolled on BA Sports Journalism Course as a % of total population of department = 4.6%
- The number of female students as % of total population on BA Sports Journalism Course = 6.58%

2012/13
- The total number of students enrolled on BA Sports Journalism Course as a % of total population of department = 4.44%
- The number of female students as % of total population on BA Sports Journalism Course = 9.59%

2013/14
The total number of stidents enrolled on BA Sports Journalism Course as a % of total population of department = 5.04%
- The number of female students as a % of total population on BA Sports Journalism Course = 10.29%

2014/15
- The total number of students enrolled on BA Sports Journalism Course as a % of total population of department = 5.23%
- The number of female students as % of total population on BA Sports Journalism Course = 10.29%

2015/16
-The total number of students enrolled on BA Sports Journalism Course as % of total population of department = 5.18%
- The number of female students as % of total population on BA Sports Journalism Course = 6.06%

2016/17
- The total number of students enrolled on BA Sports Journalism Course as % of total population of department = 5.24%
- The number of female students as % of total population on BA Sports Journalism Course = 7.46%

2017/18
- The total number of students enrolled on BA Sports Journalism Course as % of total population of department = 5.70%
- The number of female students as % total populationon BA Sports Journalism Course = 7.25%
16 April 201815 May 201825 May 2018Under the FOI Act of 2000, I would like to know the number of students currently on your Sports Journalism Course (BA Hons)?

I would also like to know how many male and female students are on this course this year?

I would also like to know if you have any female lectures who teach the subject of Sports Journalism either BA Hons and/or MA?
Dear Sirs,

Further to your request for information please find our respinse below. Unfortunately, our systems in HR do not provide us with a breakdown for the number of female staff members employed on the Spprts Journalism BA Hons and/or MA for par time and full time staff.

Course:
BA (Hons) Sports Journalism Female = 5 students
BA (Hons) Sports Journalism Male = 64
30 April 201830 May 201825 May 20181. In the last three academic years (14/15) (15/16) (16/17) how many of your undergraduate students were expelled for unacceptable behaviour? Please provide a narrative summary of each incident of the behaviour that studetns were excluded for.

2. In the last three academic years how many undergraudtae students were given formal written warnings for unacceptable behaviour? Jow many were for academic/exam misbehaviour (e.g. Cheating, plagiarism) and how many were for other types of misdemeanours?

3. In the last year 2016/2017 how many incidents where students were given written warnings for unacceptable behaviourdid the case involve the inappropriate use of social media? Please give a narrative summary of each such case.

4. In each of the last three financial years how many university staff have declared that they are involved in a sexual relationship with a student? Please provide the sex of the staff member and the sex of the student in each case.
1. Reported cases of unacceptable behaviour of a disciplinary natureare considered in accordance with the provisions of the Staffordshire University Student Disciplinary Procedure. Students found guilty of a breach of discipline are subject to a range of penalties as defined in the Student Disciplinary Procedure. Throughout the requested reporting period, Staffordshire University has recorded the data on cases considered by a University Disciplinary Committee.

Expulsion is listed as a possible measure following a University Disciplinary Committee under Section 5.4 of this procedure as :(k) Recommend to teh Vice-Chancellor that the student is expelled from teh university. This would the prpceed to Section 6, following which the Vice Chancellor can confirm, annul or vary this recommendation.

Please find below the number of incidents where a student was expelled from the University following the above process.

2014/15 - 1 - Conviction for Actual Bodily Harm against a member of University Staff on university grounds.
2015/16 - No incidents resulting in expulsion recorded
2016/17 - No incidents resulting in expulsion recorded

2. Reported cases of unacceptable behaviour of a disciplinary nature are considered in accordance with the provisions of the Staffordshire University Student Disciplinary Procedure. Students found guilty of a breach of discipline are subject to a range of penalties as defined in the Student Discplinary Procedure. Throughout the requested reporting period, Staffordshire University has recorded the data on cases considered by a University Disciplinary Committee.

Formal written warnings are listed as a possible measure following a University Disciplinary Committee. This can be found in Section 5.4 of this Procedure as (b) Reprimand the Student. Please find the results below:

2014/15 - 1
2015/16 - 1
2016/17 - 2

Reported cases that relate specifically to breaches of assessment regulations are considered in accordance with the provisions of the Procedure for Dealing with Breaches of Assessment Regulations - Academic Misconduct.

Staffordshire University classify academic misconduct in three tiers: minor, major and gross. Throughout the requested reporting period, Staffordshire University has recorded the data on proven cases of academic misconduct which were initially referred as gross academic misconduct. Cases of this severity are considered by a University Academic Misconduct panel. The categories of academic misconduct are defined in section 3 of the procedure for DEaling with Breaches of Assessment Regulations - Academic Misconduct. The category of gross academic misconduct is defined in section 3.7.
All proven cases of Academic Misconduct result in the student being issued with a written warning.

Please see below for the number of students who were issued with formal warnings following University Academic Misconduct Panels for the requested years.

2014/15 - 29
2015/16 - 17
2016/17 - 14

3. Neither of the cases where students were issued a written warning in academic year 2016/17 involved inappropriate use of social media.

4. There has been one instance only and both staff and student were female.