Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

Before you make a Freedom of Information Act request please check that the information you would like is not already available.

The University of Liverpool Publication Scheme publishes information covering how the Univeraity of Liverpool is run, financial information and our policies and procedures.  The Publication Scheme can be accessed via the menu on the left handside of this page.

If you are unable to find what you are looking for we provide details on how you can contact us for help.

Any queries on the information included within the scheme and requests for information which is not available on the University’s website should be addressed to the Freedom of Information 
Co-ordinator at the following address:

Freedom of Information Co-ordinator 
The University of Liverpool
The Foundation Building
765 Brownlow Hill
Liverpool 
L69 7ZX

or email: foi@liv.ac.uk 

The University reserves the right to make a small charge for printed copies of some documents available on the website, to cover administrative costs. Charges for documents only available in hard copy are indicated on the website.

Information which falls into the following categories is not published as part of the scheme:

  • the University does not hold the information 
  • the information is exempt under one of the FOI exemptions or Environmental Information Regulations (EIRs) exceptions, or its release is prohibited under another statute
  • the information is archived, out of date or otherwise inaccessible
  • it would be impractical or resource-intensive to prepare the material for routine release

Requests for information must be made in writing or by email and you must supply your name and address when making the submission.

We will reply to the FOI request within 20 days working days after we receive it. However, if the request takes longer to process we will write to you explaining why and when we will provide an answer.

If we decide we are unable to provide the information requested, we will write to you, explaining why. You can request a review if you are unhappy with the reasons for refusal.

Further information

You can get more information about your rights under the Freedom of Information Act from the Information Commissioner’s Office and the Department for Constitutional Affairs.