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Information Governance

How to request information about Teesside University

Before submitting a request, please check the University's Publication Scheme to establish if the information is already published on the University's Website.

If the information you are looking for is not published, you can make your request in writing either on our FOI request form or by emailing: Alternatively, should you wish to post your request, please send to Legal and Governance Services, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BX. You should include your name, a correspondence address (an email address is acceptable) and as much detail as possible about the information you require.

Our response

As far as possible, the University will attempt to meet the legislative timeframe for responding. Requests must be responded to within 20 working days of receipt.


There may be some circumstances where information can't be released to you such as issues including personal data, confidentiality or commercially sensitive information. If an exemption is applied to your request a full explanation will be provided within our response.


We aim to provide information free of charge but sometimes we may need to make a charge towards administrative costs. If this applies to your request, you will be contacted before the information is provided.

If you need any assistance in making an information request you can contact us on 01642 384020; or email:

Information relating to the environment may be processed under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

Requests for personal data

Requests for access to information that identifies a living individual (personal data) are processed under Data Protection legislation rather than FOI legislation.

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