Who we are and what we do

This section contains details of Anglia Ruskin University’s policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities, including providing our academic and student services and our Human Resources function.

Links to the information are provided throughout the scheme where information is available via a web link; all other information can be requested from foi@anglia.ac.uk or by post from the University Records Manager at the contact address provided on our Freedom of Information web page.

2.2 What we spend and how we spend it

Information  Description Format Charge 
5.1 Policies and procedures for conducting university business

The procedures for handling requests for information: Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

Free online

5.2 Policies and procedures relating to academic services

This class includes information on Anglia Ruskin University’s internal procedures for assuring academic quality and standards.

For more information on:

Academic Registry and Assessment Regulations and Academic Regulations.

Funding Councils’ Research Excellence Framework (REF)

Strategic Planning and Policy

Hard copy available on request.

£5 per item

5.3 Policies and procedures for conducting student services

For more information visit our iCentre and our Student services

To obtain a copy of the 19th Edition, July 2016, Rules, Regulations and Procedures for Students

To view our Student Complaint Procedure and to obtain any of our internal student complaint forms (CS1, CS2 and CS3)

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

Free online or £5 per item for a hard copy.

5.4 Policies and procedures relating to human resources 

For details of salaries and staff allowances– please see our financial statements.

Pay scales and professional pay scales.

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

Free online or £5 per item for a hard copy.

5.5 Pollicies and procedures relating to recruitment

Recruitment Policy and Procedure

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

Free online or £5 per item for a hard copy.

5.6 Equality and diversity

The Equality Act 2010 replaced the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and the Race Relations Act 1976. For more information visit legislation.gov.uk or aru.ac.uk/equality-diversity-and-inclusion

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

Free online or £5 per item for a hard copy.

5.7 Data and Information 

For more information on:

Data Retention and Archive Policies

Data Protection Statements/Policies including our Acceptable Use Policy

Information Security Policy and associated Information Security Guidelines

Policies on CCTV monitoring and the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA): Visit, anglia.ac.uk/sec-clerk or legislation.gov.uk

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

Free online or £5 per item for a hard copy.

5.8 Complaints Procedures 

Student Complaints Procedure and reports

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

Free online or £5 per item for a hard copy.

5.9 Health and safety 

Public Interest Disclosure (for compliance with the Public Interest Disclosure Act)

Environmental Management Team

Fairtrade Policy

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

Free online or £5 per item for a hard copy.

5.10 Estates Management 

Environmental Management Team

Disposal Policies

For a map of our main sites - visit Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

Free online or £5 per item for a hard copy.

5.11 Records management and information compliance 

Records Management

Records Retention Schedule

Information Security Policy and related guidelines

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

Free online or £5 per item for a hard copy.

5.12 Research Policy and Strategy 

Research Policy and Strategy

Ethics Committees - terms of reference and constitution, method of application, procedure for approval of applications

NHS contracts

Intellectual Property Policy and for guidance on the Management of Intellectual Property

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

Free online or £5 per item for a hard copy.

5.13 Insurance

This class includes information on Anglia Ruskin University Higher Education Corporation and its subsidiaries main insurers:

Employers' Liability

  • Insurer: QBE Insurance (Europe) Limited and Excess Insurers.
    Certificate Number: Y016458QBE0112A/007

Public and Products Liability

  • Insurer: U.M. Association Limited and Excess Cover Providers led by QBE Insurance (Europe) Limited Certificate of Entry: UM007/92

FOR CLAIMS NOTIFICATION VIA THE CLAIMS PORTAL OUR INSURER IS U M Association Limited REF: UM007/92

For any enquiries relating to insurance issues please contact our Risk Management Officer

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

Free online or £5 per item for a hard copy.