Freedom of information

Freedom of Information

How to submit a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to the University of Leeds.

Before submitting a request

Did you know that a wide range of information about the University of Leeds is already published? If you are considering submitting an Freedom of Information request some or all of the information may already be available online. You may find it helpful to use the list of following resources:

Term Dates - terms, semesters, examination dates and dates the University will be closed
Almanac - key University dates for the academic session, updated during the year
Facts and Figures - including staff and student numbers, our history, and information about our campus  
Equality Policy Unit - information regarding staff and student equality data
Key policies and our Governance structure
Course Search - information on our courses
Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) - information about University Staff 
Information for Suppliers - information on how to become a supplier for the University
Data Protection Pages - information which relates to you personally. This cannot be released under the FOI Act 
Student Services Centre - for replacement certificates, authentication or verification of awards.

We also publish information as part of our publication scheme, which includes some of information listed above, plus our annual report and accounts, expense data, research we fund and details of our staff and structure. 

You can find information about previous FOI responses we have issued on our disclosure log, which is updated on a quarterly basis. 

How to submit an FOI request

 Email the Freedom of Information officer via

Information published on the University website is free to access in that format. This is subject to any copyright restrictions as noted on our legal issues and disclaimers page