The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 provides a general right of access to all information held by public authorities, including universities.
Should you wish to request information from the University of Dundee you may do so by contacting the relevant section or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Where possible you should consult the University's Publication Scheme before contacting the University. This document contains instructions on how to access a large amount of information about the institution. Extensive notes on freedom of information issues and the operation of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act are available in the University's Information compliance FAQs.
- Freedom of Information - Request management - The procedure followed by the University when responding to FoI requests.
- Freedom of Information - Clarification - The procedure used where clarification is requested from someone making a FoI request.
- Freedom of Information - Internal review - The procedure used to review decisions at the request of applicants, further to the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 or the Re-Use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2015.
- Guidance on searching for information - to help when looking for information to respond to freedom of information requests.
- Monitoring information on information compliance at the University of Dundee (as reported to Information Management Committee and the Audit Committee of University Court) - Information Compliance Report, 2016.
- The case file for each freedom of information request received by the University is normally retained for the calendar year in which the request was received + five years.