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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Department for Education,

Please can you provide me with an up to date database of all UK universities and colleges, including telephone numbers, email addresses and principles for each.

Yours faithfully,


MINISTERS, Department for Education

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Dear Lucas 

Thank you for your request for information received on 31 October 2019.
You requested:

“Please can you provide me with an up to date database of all UK
universities and colleges, including telephone numbers, email addresses
and principles for each.”

We have dealt with your request under the Freedom of Information Act

A csv file containing data from the Get Information about Schools (GIAS)
website as at 18 November 2019 is enclosed. The file contains a standard
extract of all educational establishments in England. Universities and
colleges can be identified in the field titled “Type of establishment”.

Currently we list FE and Sixth Form Corporations, Specialist Designated
Colleges and Special Post 16 Institutions.

We have supplied you with the establishment email address where available.

Further information on the terms used within this extract can be found in
the GIAS glossary:  [1]

The Department for Education is responsible for education and children’s
services in England. The department does not hold information for
educational establishments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. This
information may be available using the following links:


Scotland [2]

Wales [3]

Northern [4]


The information supplied to you continues to be protected by copyright.
You are free to use it for your own purposes, including for private study
and non-commercial research, and for any other purpose authorised by an
exception in current copyright law. Documents (except photographs) can be
also used in the UK without requiring permission for the purposes of news
reporting. Any other re-use, for example commercial publication, would
require the permission of the copyright holder.

Most documents produced by the Department for Education will be protected
by Crown Copyright. Most Crown copyright information can be re-used under
the Open Government Licence
([5] For
information about the OGL and about re-using Crown Copyright information
please see The National Archives website

Copyright in other documents may rest with a third party. For information
about obtaining permission from a third party see the Intellectual
Property Office’s website at [7]

If you have any queries about this letter please contact me. Please
remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

If you are unhappy with the way your request has been handled, you should
make a complaint to the Department by writing to me within two calendar
months of the date of this letter.  Your complaint will be considered by
an independent review panel, who were not involved in the original
consideration of your request. 

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint to the
Department, you may then contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Your correspondence has been allocated reference number 2019-0038722. If
you need to respond to us, please visit:
[8] and quote your reference number.

Yours sincerely

Graham Devonshire 

Education Data Division

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