Who we are and what we do

This section includes information on how Anglia Ruskin University is structured, our vision and values, our location and the key people involved in the running of our university.

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 
1.1 Legal Framework

This class contains information relating to how Anglia Ruskin University was established and its standing from the point of view of the law. Ultimately the corporate status of some HE ‘corporations’ will be conferred by the relevant statues, in particular the Education Reform Act of 1988 and the Further and Higher Education Act 1992.

Anglia Ruskin University’s legal status has been conferred by way of instruments and articles of government and these are accessible at: aru.ac.uk/about-us/governance.

To view the Privy Council document relating to the formation of Anglia Polytechnic University please click here and for the Privy Council document amending our name to Anglia Ruskin University please click here.

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

Free online.

1.2 Governance Structure 

This class contains information relating to how Anglia Ruskin University’s management structure is organised and the function and purpose of each part of the management structure.

For more information on the membership of our Board of Governors.

For further information including the agendas and minutes of the Board of Governors' committees.

For information including on the structure of Senate and its standing committees including the minutes of Senate please visit anglia.ac.uk/anet/uinfo/comm.phtml

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

Free online.

1.3 How Anglia Ruskin University is organised 

This class contains information relating to how the individual units of Anglia Ruskin University are organised and where each unit fits in the overall structure of Anglia Ruskin University.

Support Services

For information about the Vice Chancellor's Group visit Strategy and Leadership.

For information about the Secretary & Clerk's Office visit the Office of the Secretary and Clerk.

For information about our Academic Office please visit Academic Registry Structure and Academic Registry.

For information about our Risk Management section please visit here for contact details of staff members.

For details of our Risk Management Strategy, please visit here and for our Corporate Risk Policy visit here. For details of our Health & Safety Policy Statement please visit here, for details of our Responsibilities for Health & Safety Management visit here and for details of our Health & Safety Committees visit here.

For details of our Insurance Contract please click here.

For information on our other Support Services.

Faculties

There are four faculties at Anglia Ruskin University;

  1. For information on The Faculty of Science & Engineering.
  2. For information on The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care.
  3. For information on The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences including information on the departments within this faculty and staff roles within this faculty.
  4. For information on the Faculty of Business and Law including information on the departments within this faculty and staff roles within this faculty.

Board and Committees

For information on our academic boards and committees including terms of reference and membership visit our Academic Registry website and for details of our academic committee meeting dates for 2016/17 visit Senate and its Standing Committees.

For information on our Board of Governors' committees including terms of reference and membership and committee dates see Governance Structure in 1.2 above.

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

Free online.

1.4 Information on the institutional context 

This class includes:

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

Free online.

1.5 Management structure 

This class includes information on:

  • Major organisational units - please see details at 1.3 above 'How Anglia Ruskin University is organised'.
  • The roles of the Vice Chancellor's Group can also be viewed at 1.3 above.

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

Free online.

1.6 Student liaison 

This class includes information relating to the structure and functioning of staff/student consultative committees or other liaison groups.

For more information on Student Services and for information on our Students' Union.

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

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

1.7 Staffing structure of faculties/departments 

For more information on staff roles within faculties and departments see 1.3 above 'How Anglia Ruskin University is organised'.

Web-based or hard copy available on request.

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