The University is required to collect the following information by the Higher Education Statistical Agency.
The University of Essex is registered under the terms of the Data Protection Act to enable it to hold and process personal data about its participants. These data comprise details about
admission, academic background, course registration and academic progress while at the University. They also include information collected by the University for the purposes of equal
opportunities monitoring. The University will process these data for various administrative, academic and health and safety purposes. The data will be kept secure and accurate and will
only be disclosed to people who have a need to know in accordance with the University’s registration under the Act.