List of documents - Student and Child Student routes

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Dear De Montfort University,

I would like to request a list of all your policy documents, guidelines, procedures and other related documents concerning assessing international students’ eligibility for sponsorship under the Student and Child Student routes.

Please note I am only requesting a list; not all the documents.

Yours faithfully,

Chris Stewart

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Freedom Of Information, De Montfort University

Dear Chris Stewart

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000-INFORMATION REQUEST

 

During the unprecedented challenges of the coronavirus (COVID-19)
pandemic, while De Montfort University is making every effort to comply
with the timescales of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, the General
Data Protection Regulation, and the Data Protection Act 2018, it has been
necessary to temporarily divert resources to support the welfare and
safety of staff and students, and away from the University’s compliance
and information rights work, and this has impacted our response times.

 

We apologise for any impact this may have, but this is a challenge many
organisations will face at the moment and one the Information
Commissioner’s Office have recognised.  The Information Commissioner’s
Office have advised:

 

We can’t extend statutory timescales, but we will tell people through our
own communications channels that they may experience understandable delays
when making information rights requests during the pandemic.

 

The Information Commissioner’s Office have provided additional information
[1]here

 

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

 

I would like to request a list of all your policy documents, guidelines,
procedures and other related documents concerning assessing international
students’ eligibility for sponsorship under the Student and Child Student
routes.

 

Please note I am only requesting a list; not all the documents.

 

Response: The main policy document is the Student Admissions Policy (which
can be found [2]here ).  This also includes reference to a number of
related policies.

 

Selected additional related policies:

 

Making a student visa application
[3]https://www.dmu.ac.uk/International/en/M...

DMU International College Admissions
[4]http://www.dmu.ac.uk/dmu-leicester-inter...

DMU Guidelines for Good Research Practice
[5]http://www.dmu.ac.uk/Research/Ethics-and...

DMU International Fees and Scholarships
[6]http://www.dmu.ac.uk/international/en/be...
[7]http://www.dmu.ac.uk/international/en/fe...

UKVI Tier 4 Student Visa [8]https://www.gov.uk/tier-4-general-visa

Your Student Visa
[9]https://www.dmu.ac.uk/documents/internat...

UKVI Sponsor Guidance
[10]https://www.gov.uk/government/publicatio...

UK Visa Advice, Tier 4 Visa
[11]http://www.dmu.ac.uk/international/en/ma...

 

If you have any queries please get in touch with me to discuss them. You
might like to know that the University’s website [12]www.dmu.ac.uk
contains a section on the Freedom of Information Act that lists other
publications readily available from the University under its Publication
Scheme.

 

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: [13][email address]

W: dmu.ac.uk

 

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Dear Freedom Of Information,

Thank you for providing the requested information.

Yours sincerely,

Chris Stewart