The University's Careers Services' business expenditure

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Dear University of Southampton,

Could you please provide me with the following information regarding the University’s Careers Services and its business relationships with private ltd companies?

For the academic years 2016/17 OR 2017/18:

• What was the total expenditure budget of the University’s Careers Services (excluding operational costs such as salaries)?
• How many private ltd companies did the University’s Careers Service do business with?
• Approximately how much did the University’s Careers Services spent on acquiring products and services from third-party private companies?
• How much did the University’s Careers Services spend on careers literature (booklets, leaflets, handouts, etc.) provided by Graduate Prospects ltd?

Many thanks!

Yours faithfully,

Mark McCaree

Support, University of Southampton

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Dear Mark McCaree,

Freedom of Information Act 2000

Date of request: 04-10-2018 00:07:19 BST
Due date: 01-11-2018 00:07:19 GMT
Ref: RITM0136601

Acknowledgement of request for information

Thank you for your request for information dated 04-10-2018 00:07:19 BST,
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The University will endeavour to respond as soon as practicable and in any
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Requested information:

Dear University of Southampton, Could you please provide me with the
following information regarding the University’s Careers Services and its
business relationships with private ltd companies? For the academic years
2016/17 OR 2017/18: • What was the total expenditure budget of the
University’s Careers Services (excluding operational costs such as
salaries)? • How many private ltd companies did the University’s Careers
Service do business with? • Approximately how much did the University’s
Careers Services spent on acquiring products and services from third-party
private companies? • How much did the University’s Careers Services spend
on careers literature (booklets, leaflets, handouts, etc.) provided by
Graduate Prospects ltd? Many thanks! Yours faithfully, Mark McCaree

Yours sincerely,

Freedom of Information Office

email: [University of Southampton request email]

 
Ref:MSG6669210

Support, University of Southampton

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Dear Mark McCaree,

Freedom of Information Act 2000

Date of request: 04-10-2018 00:07:19 BST
Due date: 01-11-2018 00:07:19 GMT
Ref: RITM0136601

Thank you for your freedom of information request.

We would like to ask for some clarification on the information you are
seeking from your request. To enable us to gain greater clarity on the
nature of your request, please could you confirm whether you consider any
of the following to be 'Operational Costs':

* Marketing/information resources produced to advertise particular
programmes run by the service, e.g. mentoring; work experience

·         Costs associated with running events such as Careers fairs

·         Items such as postage, stationery, equipment and furniture

·         Costs associated with external training or conferences,
including travel and expenses

·         Costs of third party trainers to deliver aspects of a
particular programme.

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

Yours sincerely,

Freedom of Information Office

email: [University of Southampton request email]

 
Ref:MSG6689869

Support, University of Southampton

2 Attachments

Dear Mark McCaree,

Freedom of Information Act 2000

Date of request: 04-10-2018 00:07:19 BST
Due date: 01-11-2018 00:07:19 GMT
Ref: RITM0136601

This is a gentle reminder that we have not received a response to enable
us to proceed with your request.

We would like to ask for some clarification on the information you are
seeking from your request. To enable us to gain greater clarity on the
nature of your request, please could you confirm whether you consider any
of the following to be 'Operational Costs':

* Marketing/information resources produced to advertise particular
programmes run by the service, e.g. mentoring; work experience

·         Costs associated with running events such as Careers fairs

·         Items such as postage, stationery, equipment and furniture

·         Costs associated with external training or conferences,
including travel and expenses

·         Costs of third party trainers to deliver aspects of a
particular programme.

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

Yours sincerely,

Freedom of Information Office

email: [University of Southampton request email]

 
Ref:MSG6908506