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Our policies and legal information

This section covers our finances, policies, contracts and other legal details, as well as our public information sets, and information for our external examiners.

Our policies

Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Read more about the University's data protection policy and freedom of information procedures.

Public information
Solent University publishes a number of public information documents on our website, from policies, to information for prospective students, such as prospectuses.

Environmental and sustainability
Our environmental policy outlines the University's environmental commitments related to our estates, staff, students and suppliers. We are also committed to maintaining and improving the local environment that may affect our students, staff and the local community.

Equality and diversity
Solent University is committed to the promotion of fair treatment and equality of opportunity for all students and staff.

We are committed to embedding ethical and sustainable practices throughout the institution, including in campus operations and procurement activities. Fairtrade-certified and fairly-traded products are sold in our campus shops and catering outlets.

Quality assurance
Read more about the University's policies and processes related to quality assurance.

University access agreements
As a UK higher education provider, Southampton Solent is required to set out in writing how we intend to widen participation, support access to higher education and help students to achieve their goals.

The University's financial regulations have been fully updated in line with the Bribery Act (2010) and an anti-bribery policy along with a staff guidance document has been put together.

Gift acceptance and ethical fundraising
Our gift acceptance and ethical fundraising policy defines our standard procedures for the solicitation and acceptance of philanthropic donations to support the University, providing assurance that all donors are treated equitably.

Financial information
Here you can see details of the University's income and expenditure, and read our latest financial statements.

Details of charity exemption
Read more about the University's information relating to our charitable status.

Details of our insurer
The name of our insurers and our policy number.

Terms and conditions of purchase
Read the full details of the University's terms and conditions of purchase.

Modern Slavery Statement
This statement explains the steps the University takes to support the Modern Slavery Act (2015) and ensure that slavery and human trafficking is not taking place in our organisation or our supply chains.

Incident management plan
Our incident management plan provides a framework for managing the University's response to an event that poses a significant threat to people, property, reputation or service delivery.

Incident management plan

Major incident plan flowchart

Public information sets

Key Information Sets (KIS)
Find out how you can view the KIS course data for Solent University.

Wider information set
The University publishes a wide range of publicly available information in line with the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)'s specifications.

Publication scheme
Here we give an overview of the University's structure, governance, policies, expenditure, and other areas, in line with the Freedom of Information Act (2000).

External examiners

Guidance for external examiners
Here we give guidance for existing and potential external examiners working with the University.

Office for Students

Solent University has been registered by the Office for Students (OfS) in the register of English higher education providers. For more information please visit: