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Freedom of Information (FoI)

Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 came into force in 2005 and its purpose is to promote transparency and accountability by allowing individuals the right to access “recorded” information held by public organisations.

In accordance with the Act the University has made available a Publication Scheme. This document details the types of information the University routinely publishes and how to access it.

A considerable amount of information can also be found on the University webpages. Please consult the University webpages and the University Publication Scheme for information you require.

If you are unable to locate the information you require, you may submit a formal request for information. Please submit your request in writing to, stating your name, address and information you require.

Alternatively if you wish to submit your request by post, please send to:

Information Governance Officer
Legal and Governance Directorate
Maxwell 6th floor
University of Salford
M5 4WT