Although the University is not a public authority, it is required under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to provide access to information through a Publication Scheme.
A Publication Scheme provides links to commonly requested information about the institution. To help enquirers, the University has adopted a model scheme approved for all Higher Education Institutions, and also provided a Guide to the Accessing Information:
Further information about the Freedom of Information Act 2000 can be obtained from the Information Commissioner’s website.
In addition, the Higher Education Funding Council for England has requested all universities to provide a webpage where key information relating to the charitable status of the University can be summarised;
If you have any difficulties accessing these documents, or need further help please contact FOI@contacts.bham.ac.uk.