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Policies and procedures

Current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities.

Policies and procedures for conducting university business

Information Freedom of information policy
Weblink

www.kingston.ac.uk/documents/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversitywork/policiesandregulations/documents/Freedom-of-Information-Policy.pdf

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Procedures and policies relating to academic services

Information Awards of the University - Academic Regulations 1 (AR1) 
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/
Information Research degrees - Academic Regulations 4 (AR4) 
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/ 
Information Honorary awards - Academic Regulations 11 (AR11) 
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/
Information Undergraduate Regulations - Academic Regulations 2 (AR2) 
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/ 
Information Postgraduate Regulations - Academic Regulations 3 (AR3) 
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/ 
Information Mitigating circumstances and student assessment- Academic Regulations 5 (AR5) 
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/ 
Information Academic appeals (undergraduate and taught postgraduate courses) - Academic Regulations 8 (AR8) 
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/ 
Information Academic appeals (research degrees) - Academic Regulations 9 (AR9) 
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/ 
Information Academic misconduct - undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses- Academic Regulations 6 (AR6) 
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/

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Procedures and policies relating to student services

Information Admissions policy and summary of practice - Academic Policy 1 (AP1) 
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/
Information International qualifications
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/international/studying-at-kingston/international-qualifications/
Information English language requirements
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/international/studying-at-kingston/language-requirements/
Information English language programmes
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/international/studying-at-kingston/language-programmes/
Information Enrolment
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/enrol/
Information General regulations - General Regulations 1 (GR1) 
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/
Information Accommodation
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/accommodation/
Information Student funds
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/money-matters/student-funding-service/
Information IT Services
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/support
Information Student complaints procedure - General Regulations 2 (GR2a and GR2b) 
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/
Information Student disciplinary procedure- General Regulations 3 (GR3a and GR3b) 
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/

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Procedures and policies relating to recruitment

Information Recruitment
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/jobs/

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Code of conduct for members of governing bodies

Information Board of Governors – general principles
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
howtheuniversityworks/boardofgovernors/
documents/Board_of_Governors_General_Principles.pdf

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Equality and diversity policies; equality scheme

Information Equality information
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
equality-diversity-and-inclusion/

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Health and safety

Information Health and safety policy
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/
documents/health_safety_statement.pdf
Information Health and safety of disabled students
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/disability-and-dyslexia/
campus-information/health-and-safety
Information Health and safety in halls of residence
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/accommodation/
halls-of-residence/before-you-arrive/
cleaning-health-and-safety/
Information Student substance use and misuse policy
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/
documents/substance_misuse.pdf

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Estate management

Information Campus development plan
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/campus-planning/
Information Kingston University Service Company Ltd (KUSCO)
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/kusco/
Information Sustainability
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
sustainability/
Information Intersite bus service
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/bus

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Complaints policy

If you are unhappy with the service that you have received in relation to either this publication scheme or any other request that you have made to the University under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, and wish to make a complaint or request a review of the University's decision, please contact:

Raji Sharma-Drake, Head of Secretariat, Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1LQ;
r.sharma-drake@kingston.ac.uk

In the event that you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the Information Commissioner cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by Kingston University. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

The Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF

Please see the procedures and policies relating to student services section above for the University's Student Complaints Procedure.

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Records management and personal data policies

Information Information security policy
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/
documents/information-security-policy.pdf
Information ICT security and usage policy
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/
documents/ICT.pdf
Information Data protection policy
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/
documents/data_protection_policy.pdf
Information Privacy policy
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/privacy-policy/
Information Policy on the management and retention of student files - Academic Guidance 6 (AG6) 
Weblink  www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/
Information Copyright information
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/informationservices/copyright/

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Research policy and strategy

Information Research policies and guidance
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/research/research-policies-and-guides/
Information Research strategy
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/research/
research-policies-and-guides/documents/
research_strategy.pdf
Information Research and enterprise
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/research/research-and-enterprise/
Information Intellectual property rights policy: staff
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/documents/
intellectual_property_general.pdf
Information Intellectual property rights policy: students
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/documents/
intellectual_property_students.pdf
Information Student intellectual property rights appeal panel membership and terms of reference
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/documents/
student_ip_appeals.pdf
Information Ethics: guidance and procedures for undertaking research involving human subjects
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/documents/aboutkingstonuniversity/
howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/documents/
Ethics.pdf
Information Code of good research practice - Academic Guidance 4 (AG4) 
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/
Information Academic misconduct procedures - research (staff) - Academic Regulations 9 (AR9) 
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/howtheuniversityworks/policiesandregulations/

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Publicly funded research outputs and data

Available upon application to the freedom of information officer.

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Charging regimes and policies

Information Undergraduate money matters
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/undergraduate/money-matters/
Information Postgraduate tuition fees
Weblink www.kingston.ac.uk/postgraduate/fees-and-funding/tuition-fees/

Freedom of information charging policy: Documents available electronically, either via links in this publication scheme or via an e-mail attachment from the freedom of information officer, will be supplied free of charge. A charge of £1 per CD-ROM will be made where the size(s) of electronic file(s) requested is sufficiently large for it not to be possible to send the requested information by e-mail, or where the information has been specifically requested in this format. A charge will not be made for hard copy paper documents, except where a total of 100 or more pages has been requested, in which case a charge of 2p per page will be made to cover photocopying costs. The University reserves the right to amend this charging policy at any time. Any charges payable will be notified to the applicant, and payment required, prior to the request being fulfilled.

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Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 9000

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