Dear Ulster University,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I request the following:

- Agreements and supplementary agreements with the Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban) and the Hubei Normal University on the establishment / continuation of the Confucius Institute at Ulster University

Yours faithfully,

Dirk Eisman

foi, Ulster University

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foi, Ulster University

Dear Mr Eisman

 

We acknowledge receipt of your recent request under the provisions of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 (ref FOIA/20/24).  Your request is
receiving attention and we hope to have a response to you no later than 27
February 2020

 

Regards

 

Azlina Cohen

 

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Dear Ms Cohen,

You did not respond to my FOI request "Agreements on the Confucius Institute" dated 30 January 2020 (ref FOIA/20/24) within 20 working days, as defined by law.

Please inform me immediately on the status of my request.

Yours sincerely,

Dirk Eisman

foi, Ulster University

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Dear Mr Eisman

 

Further to your FOI request please see attached copy of the
Confucius/Ulster University Agreement.  The University does not have an
agreement with Hubei Normal University.

 

If you are unhappy with how the University has dealt with your request you
may raise the matter under the University's internal review process for
FOI requests. Please submit written details of your appeal to Mr Eamon
Mullan, University Secretary, Room J312, University of Ulster, Coleraine
BT52 1SA, email at [1][email address]. The University will normally
undertake to issue a decision on an appeal within 20 working days of
receipt.

 

If you do not wish to submit an appeal to the University in relation to
your request or if you are unhappy with the outcome of an appeal you may
apply to the Office of the Information Commissioner. Full particulars of
the FOI Act including the Information Commissioner's address may be found
at [2]www.ico.org.uk

 

Yours sincerely

 

Elinor Byrden

Office of the University Secretary

 

 

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Elinor Byrden

Policy Co-ordinator

Office of the University Secretary

 

Ulster University  l  Cromore Road  l  Coleraine  l  BT52  1SA

T: +44 (0)28 7012 3354

E: [4][email address]

 

 

 

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Dear Ulster University,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I request the following:

- Agreements with the Zhejiang University of Media and Communications on the Confucius Institute at Ulster University

Yours faithfully,

Dirk Eisman

foi, Ulster University

Thank you for your email.

We acknowledge receipt of your enquiry and shall contact you further in
due course.

Kind Regards

This email and any attachments are confidential and intended solely for
the use of the addressee and may contain information which is covered by
legal, professional or other privilege. If you have received this email in
error please notify the system manager at [email address] and
delete this email immediately. Any views or opinions expressed are solely
those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Ulster
University.
The University's computer systems may be monitored and communications
carried out on them may be recorded to secure the effective operation of
the system and for other lawful purposes. Ulster University does not
guarantee that this email or any attachments are free from viruses or 100%
secure. Unless expressly stated in the body of a separate attachment, the
text of email is not intended to form a binding contract. Correspondence
to and from the University may be subject to requests for disclosure by
3rd parties under relevant legislation.
The Ulster University was founded by Royal Charter in 1984 and is
registered with company number RC000726 and VAT registered number
GB672390524.The primary contact address for Ulster University in Northern
Ireland is Cromore Road, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry BT52 1SA

Dear Ulster University,

You did not respond to my FOI request "Agreements on the Confucius Institute" dated 9 March 2020 within 20 working days, as defined by law.

Please inform me immediately on the status of my request.

Yours faithfully,

Dirk Eisman

foi, Ulster University

Thank you for your email.
We acknowledge receipt of your email correspondence. 

Ulster University’s campuses are now closed as a response to the impact of
COVID-19.  We continue to work remotely and although we will strive to
respond as soon as possible, there may be delays as we transition to a new
way of working for most and we would appreciate your understanding in this
respect.

Kind regards

[Ulster University request email] 

This email and any attachments are confidential and intended solely for
the use of the addressee and may contain information which is covered by
legal, professional or other privilege. If you have received this email in
error please notify the system manager at [email address] and
delete this email immediately. Any views or opinions expressed are solely
those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Ulster
University.
The University's computer systems may be monitored and communications
carried out on them may be recorded to secure the effective operation of
the system and for other lawful purposes. Ulster University does not
guarantee that this email or any attachments are free from viruses or 100%
secure. Unless expressly stated in the body of a separate attachment, the
text of email is not intended to form a binding contract. Correspondence
to and from the University may be subject to requests for disclosure by
3rd parties under relevant legislation.
The Ulster University was founded by Royal Charter in 1984 and is
registered with company number RC000726 and VAT registered number
GB672390524.The primary contact address for Ulster University in Northern
Ireland is Cromore Road, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry BT52 1SA

foi, Ulster University

Dear Mr Eisman

Further to your FOI request Ulster university did not sign any agreements on Confucius Institute with Zhejiang University of Media and Communication.

Please accept our apologies for not responding to you sooner. Ulster University’s campuses are closed as a response to the impact of COVID-19. We continue to work remotely and although we will strive to provide a response within the timeframe, there may be delays as we transition to a new way of working for most and we would appreciate your understanding in this respect.

If you are unhappy with how the University has dealt with your request you may raise the matter under the University's internal review process for FOI requests. Please submit written details of your appeal to Mr Eamon Mullan, University Secretary, Room J312, University of Ulster, Coleraine BT52 1SA, email at [email address]. The University will normally undertake to issue a decision on an appeal within 20 working days of receipt.

If you do not wish to submit an appeal to the University in relation to your request or if you are unhappy with the outcome of an appeal you may apply to the Office of the Information Commissioner. Full particulars of the FOI Act including the Information Commissioner's address may be found at www.ico.org.uk

Yours sincerely

Elinor Byrden
Office of the University Secretary

Elinor Byrden
Policy Co-ordinator
Office of the University Secretary

Ulster University l Cromore Road l Coleraine l BT52 1SA
T: +44 (0)28 7012 3354
E: [email address]

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