Mr Matthew Taylor
By email only firstname.lastname@example.org
30 January 2020
Dear Mr Taylor,
Our ref: FOI-20-0007
Thank you for your correspondence of 9 January 2020, in which you requested the following
information from the University of Sussex.
1) How many new EU academic staff the university has been able to recruit over the last year
2) How many EU academic staff have left the university over the same time period
3) The overall number of EU academic staff currently working at Sussex (this one is less
Your request has been dealt with under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“the Act”).
Please find below the information you have requested. To ensure the accuracy and clarity of
the attached data, and so that it can be compared meaningfully year on year, please note that
the figures do not include tutors who are engaged in ongoing but intermittent work at the
University. This means they may have a live record in the HR system but may not have worked
for the University during the year specified.
1. Over the last year (09/01/2019 to 09/01/2020) 42
new EU academic staff have started
employment at the University.
2. Over the same time period, 44
EU academic staff have left the University.
3. As at 09/01/2020 there were 331
EU academic staff working at the University.
If you are not satisfied with this response you may request a review but this must be within 40
days of receiving this response. In the first instance please write to Alexandra El iott, the Head
of Information Management and Compliance, at the address below. Full details of our Freedom
of Information internal review procedure are at:
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