Your personal data (for admission in 2018)

When you submit an application to study at the University (either directly to the University or via a third party such as UCAS) you will be providing us with personal data. The University is committed to collecting and processing your personal data in a fair and transparent manner and in keeping with the relevant legislation.

Data protection is changing in the UK. From 25 May 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) will replace the current Data Protection Act 1998. It will be supplemented by the Data Protection Act 2018, which is not yet in force.  Our new privacy pages provide you with Information about how the University collects, processes and stores your data  and can be found here: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/privacy/index.aspx   In addition to general information about the new data protection laws you will be able to view our revised Privacy Notices which set set out in detail how we use your data and the legal bases and purposes under which we do so.