Strategic Plan 2013-2020

The Strategic Plan defines  the University’s direction.

Access & Participation Plan

An access and participation plan is a document setting out how the university intends to safeguard and promote fair access to higher education through its outreach work, financial support etc. It also includes targets and milestones, set by the university/college itself.

Carbon Management Plan

This Carbon Management Plan defines the steps the Edge Hill University will take to change its practices, so that carbon reduction becomes embedded in management decisions and to undertake interventions and projects that will lead directly to emissions reduction.

Car Parking Policy

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

Collaborative Provision Strategy

The University’s definition of Collaborative Provision includes any credit-bearing module or programme for which it holds ultimate responsibility but which is delivered, in whole or in part, by or with another organisation.

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 […]

Academic Regulations 2016-17

The Academic Regulations provide a framework for the University to operate within to deliver programmes and make awards. Appendices

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 […]

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.

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 […]

Academic Regulations 2015-16

The Academic Regulations provide a framework for the University to operate within to deliver programmes and make awards.

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.

Academic Regulations 2014-15

The Academic Regulations provide a framework for the University to operate within to deliver programmes and make awards.

Environmental Management Strategy

The Environmental Management Strategic Implementation Plan was first produced in January 2009. It has been updated to cover the period from 2011 – 2016, compatible with Edge Hill’s Vision 2020.

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.

People Strategy

The aim of this strategy is to describe the approach the University will take to the leadership, management and development of staff over the next five years.

Information Strategy

The Information strategy for 2018-21 describes the priorities of the University for its strategic investment in, and use of information. It sets out the vision and direction for information and communication developments and services.

International Strategy

International Strategy Policy

Adverse Weather Conditions Policy

Facilities Management Policy for maintaining roads pathways and amenity areas during adverse weather conditions, it was published in July 2017.

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.

Student Protection Plan

Purpose of the Student Protection Plan is to preserve the continuation and quality of study for all our students.

Refund and Compensation Policy

The Refund and Compensation Policy is a document that sets out how we will deal with refunds and compensation in a certain set of circumstances. It applies to all students registered at the University, including those who have formally interrupted their studies.

Policy on Consultancy & Other Work for Outside Bodies

This policy sets out the rules and procedures that must be followed when members of staff seek to undertake consultancy work and other work for outside bodies, either as a University activity or in a private, personal capacity.