EU Academic Staff

Matthew Taylor made this Freedom of Information request to De Montfort University

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Dear De Montfort University FOI Team,

Some time ago, I wrote to you about the difficulties of recruiting academic staff from the EU in the current political climate. I am concerned, but hopeful that De Montfort has been able to continue to recruit EU staff in significant numbers.

I was wondering if you would be able to tell me:

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 De Montfort (this one is less important)

Your help will be greatly appreciated.

Many thanks,
Matthew Taylor

Freedom Of Information, De Montfort University

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Freedom Of Information, De Montfort University

Dear Matthew Taylor

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000-INFORMATION REQUEST

 

Your request for information has been considered under the requirements of
the Freedom of Information Act and our response is as follows:

 

1) How many new EU academic staff the university has been able to recruit
over the last year  Response: 40 academic starters in 2019

2) How many EU academic staff have left the university over the same time
period  Response: 34 academic leavers in 2019

3) The overall number of EU academic staff currently working at De
Montfort (this one is less important)  Response:  189 current academic
staff as at 2/1/2020

 

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might like to know that the University’s website [1]www.dmu.ac.uk contains
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Yours sincerely,

 

Michael

 

Michael Davies

 

Information Governance Officer

Governance and Legal

 

DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY

Trinity House

The Gateway

Leicester

LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 250 6513

E: [2][email address]

W: dmu.ac.uk

 

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Dear Michael,

Many thanks for your reply.

I am glad to see that De Montfort has clearly not been struggling to recruit academic staff from the EU.

All the best,
Matthew