Racism incidents

Currently waiting for a response from Edge Hill University, they should respond promptly and fel arfer heb fod yn hwyrach na (manylion).

Dear Edge Hill University,

Please provide me the statistics regarding reported racism at the
University of Manchester in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

1) Please provide the number of reported cases of racist abuse during semester times, from the student’s perspective by another student.

2) Please provide the number of reported cases of racist abuse during semester times by a member of staff against a student.

3) Please provide the number of reported cases of racist abuse during semester times between staff members.

4) If the information is held, please list the race/ nationality of
the complainants.

Yours faithfully,

Victory E.L

foi, Edge Hill University

Good morning Victory

Our reference: FOI202114332

Thank you for your recent correspondence requesting information relating to Edge Hill University. I can confirm that your request was received into our office on 21st October 2020. Under the Act, the University is required to provide you with a response within 20 working days however during this pandemic period it may take longer than usual to respond to your request. Your patience and understanding is greatly appreciated.

The Freedom of Information Act includes a number of exemptions to releasing information. Some of these are qualified exemptions, which require us to consider whether it is in the public interest to disclose or withhold the information. In these circumstances, we may need more time to consider your request, and if this is the case, I will write to you by the date above to inform you of when you can expect to receive a response.

If you have any queries regarding this request, please do not hesitate to contact me, quoting the above reference number in all future correspondence.

Kind regards

Nicole Hughes
Edge Hill University

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foi, Edge Hill University

Good morning Victory

Apologies for the delay in responding to your request. I can confirm that your request has now been processed in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000. I can confirm that the University does not hold any information in relation to the University of Manchester.

We trust that this information fully answers your request, however if you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the right to ask for an internal review, quoting the above reference number in all communications. Internal review requests should be submitted within two months of the date of receipt of the response to your original letter and should be addressed to: Dr C Hutchinson-Howorth, Director of Strategic Planning at the University.

If you are not content with the outcome of your review you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner requesting he review our decision. You must submit your complaint in writing to the Commissioner within six months of receiving the response to review letter. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Kind regards

Nicole Hughes
Edge Hill University

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Dear Nicole,

Sincere apologies, it appears I asked for information regarding the University of Manchester. I actually meant Edge Hill University. I am clarifying my request and rewriting underneath.

Dear Edge Hill University,

Please provide me the statistics regarding reported racism at the
Edge Hill University in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

1) Please provide the number of reported cases of racist abuse during semester times, from the student’s perspective by another student.

2) Please provide the number of reported cases of racist abuse during semester times by a member of staff against a student.

3) Please provide the number of reported cases of racist abuse during semester times between staff members.

4) If the information is held, please list the race/ nationality of
the complainants.

Yours faithfully,

Victory E.L

foi, Edge Hill University

Good afternoon Victory

Our reference: FOI202114383

Many thanks for your email. We will now log this as a new request under the above reference number and aim to have the response to you as soon as possible. Certainly by 4th February at the latest.

Kind regards

Nicole Hughes
Edge Hill University

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