Space and Monitoring of Space

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Dear University of Leicester,

Under the Freedom of Information Act, please provide answers to the following:

1. Do you monitor attendance of users of rooms including the physical number of individuals occupying a room for an event?
2. How do you monitor attendance of users of rooms?
a. If it is via an attendance monitoring system please state which one you are using?
3. If you monitor the usage of space:
a. What percentage of your planned or centrally recorded teaching activity takes place?
b. What percentage is recorded as not having taken place?
4. If you monitor the actual levels of occupation of general teaching rooms (Classrooms) what is the average percentage of recorded occupation within the rooms during general Undergraduate teaching weeks.
5. What percentage of teaching rooms do you monitor?
6. How many teaching rooms do you have by the following categories:
- Lecture Theatre
- Classroom
- Computer Lab
- All other specialist teaching spaces
i. Please specify what these Specialist Teaching Spaces are.
a. How many of these rooms are managed centrally or locally (i.e. within a college of faculty)?
7. Do you have a timetabling policy?
a. If you have a timetabling policy do you state the hours that teaching will take place between?
b. Do you differentiate between “Day or Core Hours” and “Evening or Non-Core Hours” and if so what are these hours?
8. What percentage of your teaching is held during the hours of:
a. 9:00 am – 5:00 pm?
b. 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm?

Yours faithfully,

Mary Greencup

4th April 2018

Dear Mary

I write to acknowledge receipt of your request, dated 29th March 2018, made under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please note the effective date of the request, i.e. date of receipt of your request by the University of Leicester for processing, is 29th March 2018 and that the latest date by which the University must respond under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 is 30th April 2018.

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Regards,

Christine Taylor
Information Assurance Officer

Information Assurance Services,
University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK

t: +44 (0)116 252 5308
e: [email address]  
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30th April 2018

Dear Mary

I write on behalf of the University of Leicester in response to your request, dated 29th March 2018 made under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
I attach a word document of your original questions to which we have supplied responses based on the data we have.

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I hope you find this response helpful. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any queries regarding the above.

Regards,

Christine Taylor
Information Assurance Officer

Information Assurance Services,
University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK

t: +44 (0)116 252 5308
e: [email address]  
w: www.le.ac.uk

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