The University of Essex Freedom of Information
Who we are and what we do
structures, locations and contacts
Information relating to the legal and corporate status of
How the institution is organised
Information about the management structure of the
institution, including a description of the Statutory Bodies
and the organisational structure together with a description
of the work of each unit and the names and responsibilities
of key personnel.
It is also
expected that terms of reference, membership and description of all boards
and committees would be provided.
include faculty and department structures and identify senior personnel.
Location and contact details
If possible, named contacts should be given in addition
to contact phone numbers and email addresses
Wholly Owned Companies
Lists of and information relating to organisations which
the university has responsibility for, those it works in
partnership with, those it sponsors and companies wholly
owned by it.
On the basis
that most of these bodies will be responsible for their own
affairs, it is expected that this information need be only
sufficient for the purposes of identifying the relationship
between these bodies (such as business, the professions and
the community) and the university.
Information relating to the operation and activities of
the Student Union and other clubs, associations and
non-academic activities that are organised for or by the
students can also be included where this information is held
by the University.