Freedom of Information

As a public authority, York St John University is obliged to meet the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

As part of that, we maintain this list of the information we make available as a matter of routine, called the Publication Scheme.

1. Who we are and what we do

Legal framework


  • Campus and Facilities
  • How to find us

People and contact details

Student homepage


2. What we spend and how we spend it

Information about funding, income, budgets and expenditure, capital expenditure and research income are all to be found in our annual statements along with financial audit reports

  • Annual statements

Financial regulations, information about purchasing procedures, and Governors and Senior Staff Expenses can be found in our Finance Documents and Policies

For information about suppliers, contracts, tender procedures and outcomes please contact the Executive Director of Finance

Staff Pay and Grading Structures

  • Pay and Benefits


3. What our priorities are and how we are doing

Mission Statement

Corporate and Business Plans

  • The University Strategy 2026
  • Widening Participation and Access Agreement

External Reports


4. How we make decisions

Published minutes of University Committees can be found by following the link to our Committee Directory. These include both Governors and Academic Board Committees. The Directory of Committees sets out membership and terms of reference for committees and a committee chart


5. Our policies and procedures

Academic Services and Student Services

Equality and Diversity

Estates Management


Health and Safety

Human Resources

  • Human Resources policies and procedures

Personal Data

Student Appeals, Complaints and Discipline

Records Management


  • Research policies and procedures



6. Lists and registers

Please contact the Executive Director of Finance for information about

  • Asset registers
  • Registers of gifts and hospitality
  • Register of interests of Governors and senior staff


7. The services we offer


8. Freedom of Information Compliance

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