The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 gives anyone the right to request access to information held by the University. Find out more about freedom of information at the links below.
Guidance & policies
These pages offer advice and guidance on specific aspects of freedom of information. The guidance is listed alphabetically below.
What is freedom of information?
The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act was passed by the Scottish Parliament on 24 April 2002, and received Royal Assent in May 2002. The Act came fully into force on 1st January 2005. The Scottish Information Commissioner is responsible for enforcing the Act.
Responsibility for freedom of information compliance is devolved. There is a three level hierarchy of assistance: the Records Management Section, promoters and practitioners.
Information about the University's Guide to Information published under the Model Publication Scheme, and guidance for practitioners.