University of Greenwich policies

We have policies and guidelines covering everything from academic procedures to achieving the best value for money in all university projects.

Find out more about policies in specific areas:

Governance

Car Park Terms and Conditions

Terms and conditions governing the use of the car parks:

At Avery Hill campus PDF document

At Medway campus PDF document

Code of Practice for the Booking and Conduct of Events held on University Premises PDF document

This policy sets out the code of practice for booking rooms for events involving internal and external speakers.

Data Protection Policy PDF document

The university's policy on the personal information that it holds and processes.

Equality and Diversity Policy Statement

We are committed to promoting equality and valuing diversity, and this is central to our commitment to excellence.

Ethical Investment PolicyPDF document

The university's Ethical Investment Policy is based on the principles set out in its constitution and mission statement, and on the values it upholds in public life.

Health & Safety Policy PDF document

The policy sets out the university's commitment to health and safety, and  what arrangements are in place to achieve its objectives.

Information and Records Management Policy PDF document

The university's objectives and responsibilities for the information, data and records that it holds.

Information Security and Assurance

The university's policy on information and data security.

Intellectual property policy

Addresses the ownership of rights in, and to, such property.

Risk Management Policy PDF document

While the Court of Governors is responsible for overseeing the management of risk, we encourage all senior staff to implement a risk management policy.

Supplementary documents:

Sponsorship

While the university is willing to accept sponsorship from reputable companies, there are rules regarding the sponsorship of publications and events associated with the university.

Academic and student matters

Access Agreements  

The University of Greenwich has long-standing commitment to widening access and maximising student achievement.

Admissions Code of PracticePDF document

The document governs all applications to the university, and programmes taught at partner colleges.

Assessment and feedback policyPDF document

The policy assesses strategies that support the university's aim within the Strategic Plan 2012–17.

New arrivals and transition policy PDF document

The university aims to take a holistic and integrated approach to welcoming new students.

Personal tutoring policyPDF document

This policy is based on research reflecting the views and priorities of students and staff.

Quality assurance handbook

Procedures for approving, monitoring and reviewing the university's taught awards.

Research ethics policy

The university's commitment to high-quality research and enterprise culture, with the highest possible standards of integrity and practice.

Student regulations, policies and procedures

A list of regulation and policy aimed at students.

Students' union code of practicePDF document

The university's code of practice for the students' union.

Human resources

Information management, IT and libraries

Archive Policy PDF document

The university's definition of its archival records and its responsibilities towards them.

Data Protection Policy PDF document

The university's policy on the personal information that it holds and processes.

Information and Records Management Policy PDF document

The university's objectives and responsibilities for the information, data and records that it holds.

Information and Technology Strategy PDF document

This strategy outlines how technology will enhance our learning, teaching, research and enterprise.

Information Security and Assurance

The university's policy on information and data security.

IT Policies

Policies relating to IT.

Library Policies

Policies relating to the university's libraries.

Sustainability

Biodiversity Policy PDF document

The university recognises it has a responsibility to manage any effects it has on biodiversity.

Carbon Management Plan PDF document

The plan sets out in detail the university's strategy for reducing carbon emissions over the next five years.

Fairtrade Policy PDF document

The University of Greenwich aims to be a Fairtrade University, and works with the Fairtrade Foundation to achieve this.

Sustainability Policy PDF document

The university is committed to ensuring that staff and students understand fully its sustainable development policy, and that the policy is key in all aspects of our planning and activity.

Sustainable Food Policy PDF document

The university is working to incorporate environmental, ethical and social considerations into the products and services it provides.

Sustainable procurement policy PDF document

The university has a firm commitment to protecting the natural environment and improving the quality of life for everyone it affects or comes into contact with.

Travel Plan PDF document

This plan is designed to meet HEFCE and university targets, and stimulate awareness of the implications of how we choose to travel.

University strategy

Enhancement Framework PDF document

Providing a statement of general aims and principles for enhancement, which can inform interpretation and implementation of the Strategic Plan and its underpinning strategies – and defining the scope and objectives of the university's enhancement efforts.

Framework for Development of University Strategies and Policies PDF document

Providing a statement of general aims and principles for development of University strategy and policy.

Global Greenwich: Internationalisation strategy PDF document

The five-year strategic plan is designed to integrate and harness international activities at the University of Greenwich, as part of sustainable development and promotion of the university as a global university of choice for students, staff and partners.

Human Resources Strategy PDF document

HR strategy aims to support the Strategic Plan's commitment to encourage innovation in teaching, and to enhance the university's research and enterprise capability.

Information and Technology Strategy PDF document

This strategy outlines how technology will enhance our learning, teaching, research and enterprise.

Learning Teaching and Assessment StrategyPDF document

This strategy focuses on making a positive difference to our students, staff and communities.

Strategic Plan PDF document

A summary of the university's Strategic Plan 2012-17.