Student Disciplinaries

Miss Ortega made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to University of Gloucestershire

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University of Gloucestershire Nid oedd gan y wybodaeth y gofynnwyd amdani.

Dear University of Gloucestershire,

I would like to request the information which is detailed below. I would prefer to receive this information in electronic format to this address, however, I am also able to receive information by post if necessary.

Please confirm receipt of this request.

If the documents requested contain information not disclosable under Freedom of Information, please clearly mark that these sections have been removed.

1. In the past three years have to you sought or successfully pursued any legal action, civil, disciplinary or criminal, against participants in 'protests' such as occupations at the university, this could include (but is not limited to) injunctions against occupations or trespass cases?
a. Please provide all documents relating to these cases. Details should include, but not be limited to, any affidavits, witness statements and other evidence given support of such an injunction.

2. How much money has the university spent (including but not limited to) on these cases. Please provide a breakdown by case, and if possible costs, e.g. court fees, legal expenses, etc.

3. How many disciplinaries have you conducted against students for protest related offences in the past 3 years?

4. How many of the aforementioned disciplinaries against students have been upheld (where the student have been found 'guilty')?

5. Please provide copies of any injunctions relating to protest situations (including but not limited to occupations) which you have taken out in this time period.

Yours faithfully,

Miss Ortega

Freedom of Information, University of Gloucestershire

Dear Miss Ortega

I acknowledge your request for information received on 29 April 2014.

Your request is being considered and you will receive the information requested within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject to the information not being exempt or containing a reference to a third party.

If appropriate, the information may be provided in paper copy, normal font size. If you require alternative formats, e.g. language, audio, large print, etc. then please let me know.

For your information, the Act defines a number of exemptions that may prevent release of the information you have requested. There will be an assessment and if any of the exemption categories apply then the information will not be released. You will be informed if this is the case.

If the information you request contains reference to a third party then they may be consulted prior to a decision being taken on whether or not to release the information to you. You will be informed if this is the case.

There may a fee payable for this information. This will be considered and you will be informed if a fee is payable. In this event the fee must be paid before the information is processed and released. The 20 working day time limit for responses is suspended until receipt of the payment.

If you have any queries regarding this information, then please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely

Ashton Flavell-Irving
Secretariat Administrator (Records Management & FoI)
Academic Registry
University of Gloucestershire
Farmery Lodge
Park Campus
Cheltenham GL50 2RH

Tel: (01242) 714140
[University of Gloucestershire request email]

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Freedom of Information, University of Gloucestershire

Dear Miss Ortega

In response to your recent Freedom of Information request, the University of Gloucestershire can confirm that there have been no cases in relation to legal action, civil, disciplinary or criminal, against participants in 'protests' such as occupations at the University, including injunctions against occupations or trespass cases, in the past three years. Therefore, the University can confirm that there is no information in relation to what you have requested.

If you have any further questions, then please do not hesitate to contact me.

Kind regards

Ashton Flavell-Irving
Secretariat Administrator (Records Management & FoI)
Academic Registry
University of Gloucestershire
FL006 Farmery Lodge
Park Campus
Cheltenham GL50 2RH

Tel: (01242) 714140
[email address]

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