Problem gambling

Gurpreet made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to University of the Highlands and Islands as part of a batch sent to 155 authorities

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

University of the Highlands and Islands Nid oedd gan y wybodaeth y gofynnwyd amdani.

Dear University of the Highlands and Islands,
Hello,

Could you please outline the measures you have in place to support students who seek help with problem gambling?

Please specify the number of times the university has been contacted by students who seek support or advice for gambling in 2017-18 , 2016-17 , 2015-16, 2014-15,2013-14 (with an annual breakdown and gender breakdown of the pupil)

Yours faithfully,

Gurpreet Narwan

FOI, University of the Highlands and Islands

Dear Gurpreet

RE: Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 – Request for Information

Thank you for your enquiry, which has been logged and passed to the relevant department within the University for processing. Please quote reference number FOI 074 should you need to contact the University regarding this request.

A response will be sent to you promptly and in any case not later than 20 working days after the date we received your email.

The University will make every effort to provide you with the information requested; if any clarification is required, the University will contact you as soon as possible. In some circumstances, it may not be possible to provide you with an answer to your enquiry. Where the University believes this is the case, you will be informed in writing, stating the reason(s). If the information you are seeking is already published by the University, or is otherwise available to members of the public, you will be sent details outlining how to access the information. You will be advised if it is necessary for the University to charge a fee to cover the costs of processing your request. Should this be the case, please note the information cannot be released until such payment is received.

If you have any questions regarding your request for information then please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely

Christine Shaw
Corporate Governance Officer
DDI / Fòn: 01847 889380
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FOI, University of the Highlands and Islands

Dear Gurpreet

Re: Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 – Request for Information

I refer to your request for information received on the 6th August 2018 relating to student gambling - request number FOI 074.

I am writing to let you know that the University of the Highlands and Islands does not hold the information that you request. The University operates as a collegiate federal partnership comprising of thirteen further and higher education colleges, specialist colleges and research institutions and tuition fees are collected directly by these independent institutions. A list of contact details for our partner organisations is available at http://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/campuses and you may wish to contact our partners directly in connection with your request.

In terms of specific support from the university, there is a link to GamCare, who provide information, advice, support and free counselling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling, on our Support Helplines - https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/students/suppor... - webpage.

If you are not satisfied with our response or our reasoning set-out above, you have forty working days in which to request a review of our decision. Any request should be put in writing and should be sent to me at the address detailed at the bottom of this email. Your request should:
(a) describe the nature of your original request; and
(b) explain the reasons why you are not satisfied with our response.

If you remain dissatisfied with how your request for information has been dealt with, you also have the right to apply to the Scottish Information Commissioner for a decision as to whether we have handled your request properly.

Information relating to your right to seek review is available from the Scottish Information Commissioner's web page at: http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/faqs.... or by contacting the Scottish Information Commissioner's Office at the following address:

Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle,
Doubledykes Road, St Andrews,
Fife
KY16 9DS
Telephone: 01334 464610
Fax: 01334 464611
E-mail: [email address]
Website: www.itspublicknowledge.info
www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal

Finally, should you wish to discuss the contents of this response then please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely

Christine Shaw
Corporate Governance Officer
DDI / Fòn: 01847 889380

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

FOI, University of the Highlands and Islands

Dear Gurpreet

Re: Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 – Request for Information

I refer to your request for information received on the 6th August 2018 relating to student gambling - request number FOI 074.

I am writing to let you know that the University of the Highlands and Islands does not hold the information that you request. The University operates as a collegiate federal partnership comprising of thirteen further and higher education colleges, specialist colleges and research institutions and tuition fees are collected directly by these independent institutions. A list of contact details for our partner organisations is available at http://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/campuses and you may wish to contact our partners directly in connection with your request.

In terms of specific support from the university, there is a link to GamCare, who provide information, advice, support and free counselling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling, on our Support Helplines - https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/students/suppor... - webpage.

If you are not satisfied with our response or our reasoning set-out above, you have forty working days in which to request a review of our decision. Any request should be put in writing and should be sent to me at the address detailed at the bottom of this email. Your request should:
(a) describe the nature of your original request; and
(b) explain the reasons why you are not satisfied with our response.

If you remain dissatisfied with how your request for information has been dealt with, you also have the right to apply to the Scottish Information Commissioner for a decision as to whether we have handled your request properly.

Information relating to your right to seek review is available from the Scottish Information Commissioner's web page at: http://www.itspublicknowledge.info/faqs.... or by contacting the Scottish Information Commissioner's Office at the following address:

Scottish Information Commissioner, Kinburn Castle, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews, Fife
KY16 9DS
Telephone: 01334 464610
Fax: 01334 464611
E-mail: [email address]
Website: www.itspublicknowledge.info
www.itspublicknowledge.info/Appeal

Finally, should you wish to discuss the contents of this response then please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely

Christine Shaw
Corporate Governance Officer
DDI / Fòn: 01847 889380

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir