Car Parking Policy

This Policy outlines the provisions and measures for effectively managing traffic and car parking on the University’s Ormskirk campus.

Freedom of Speech and Code of Practice

The Code of Practice on Freedom of Speech has been developed to assist Members of the University (which includes students) who are involved in the organisation of Meetings and Activities that have the potential to compromise the University’s commitment to Freedom of Speech within the law and/or the health and wellbeing of staff, students and […]

Whistle Blowing Policy

This policy must be read in conjunction with the Code of Practice which overarches all the University’s policies and procedures and details generic aspects that apply to all of our policies and procedures.

Data Protection Policy

Data Protection legislation regulates how the University can process personal information. The General Data Protection Regulation applies to anybody who handles the personal data of European Citizens and will supersede the current Data Protection Act on May 25th 2018.The GDPR will strengthen the rights and control of European citizens over their own data including its […]

IT Acceptable Use Policy

The acceptable use policy (AUP) stipulates constraints and practices that a user must agree to before they access the Edge Hill network. All employees or students should read the acceptable use policy before being granted access to the  network.

Public Information Policy

The purpose of this policy is to specify the key principles which underpin how public information is managed at Edge Hill within the Scope given below. It is acknowledged that all Departments (Academic and Services) and Faculties across the University are responsible for publishing materials which form part of the University’s Public Information.

Assessment Policy

The assessment policy is aimed to ensure that the process supports students in their learning. This is in addition to making a contribution to the monitoring and quality assurance of learning and providing the grading that will contribute to the degree classification. It is aimed to make the assessment processes transparent and to indicate how […]

Intellectual Property Policy

This policy addresses how the Edge Hill University (the University) manages Intellectual Property (IP) generated by its Employees, Students or by Third Parties related to the organisation.  Section 5.9 to 5.12 deals specifically with IP generation by students. The University acknowledges that students will normally own the IP for works they produce.  However, in relation […]

Information Security Policy

This policy provides a framework for the management of information security throughout the University.

Admissions Policy

This policy sets out the University’s aims for the recruitment and admission of students.  It describes the principles and processes used to select and admit new students to undergraduate and postgraduate courses.  The policy takes account of relevant legislation, the Academic Regulations.

Student Debt Policy

This document sets out details on when, where and how payments are made, the availability of payment plans, the sanctions that the University reserves the right to apply in the event of default and the help available to students should they have problems. It is designed to enable the University to optimise the resources available […]

Health, Safety and Environmental Policy

The Policy delineates the University’s commitment to the health, safety and environment and the roles and responsibilities of staff and students in relation to safety. The University proposes to fulfil our safety and environmental management responsibilities through developing clear management policies and implementing effective procedures across the University.

Bribery and Anti-Corruption Policy

The prevention, detection and reporting of bribery are the responsibility of all those working for the university or under the university’s control. Edge Hill University is committed to acting professionally, fairly and with integrity in all the university business dealings and relationships.

Student Bullying, Harassment and Hate Crime Policy

The purpose of this policy is to assist the University in creating a working and learning culture where any form of harassment, bullying or discrimination is recognised as unacceptable and dealt with, without fear of reprisal or ridicule. Surprising Terms All members of the Edge Hill University community have an individual responsibility to behave in […]

Equality and Diversity Policy

‘The Equality and Diversity Policy’ is currently under review. A revised version will be published in Autumn 2020. Edge Hill University is committed to fostering an inclusive culture which promotes equality, values diversity and maintains a working, learning and social environment in which the rights and dignity of all its staff and students are respected.

Serious Incident Reporting Policy

This policy aims to provide guidance on how to approach and deal with the reporting of a Serious Incident or matter and, for staff and contractors of the University, should be read in conjunction with the University’s Whistleblowing Policy.

Social Media Compliance Policy

This policy provides staff with information, advice and guidelines on how to safely, productively and proactively use social media. Social media provides benefits and opportunities for all members of the University and is a key way to communicate with our many and varied audiences.

Privacy Policy

The University collects, hold and processes student information. In order to manage its operations effectively, it is vital to process this information. The Privacy Policy details how personal data of students enrolled at Edge Hill University is processed fairly and in compliance with the Data Protection Acts 1998 and 2003 and GDPR.