Policies and procedures

Academic promotions

Procedures (Schemes of Assessment) for applying for academic promotion.

Academic regulations

These regulations outline our academic calendar, programmes and their assessment, as well as our attendance, engagement and complaint procedures.

Academic research misconduct

Procedures outlining the action to be taken when an allegation of misconduct in academic research is brought against a member of staff.

Bribery policy

We have robust systems and procedures designed to prevent bribery by or of staff and other persons associated with the University.

CCTV code of practice

The full Cardiff University CCTV code of practice.

Campus Facilities complaints procedure

We aim to provide quality services and facilities that meet the need of our customers. 

Data protection

Cardiff University is registered with the Information Commissioner to process personal data for specific purposes.

Employers' Liability

Information on our current Employers' Liability insurance.

English language policy

The University’s English language policy sets out the minimum standards of English language competence required for study.


The University's environmental and sustainability policies.

Freedom of speech

Our code of practice sets out the procedures and conduct required of those organising or attending meetings or other activities.

Health and safety

The University's health and safety policies.

IT regulations

Our information security regulations cover the use of all our IT facilities.

Library regulations

Regulations for the use of services, resources, and facilities provided by the University Library Service.

Major incident planning

The plan covers our response to any significant incident that threatens people, buildings, the operational structure or the University's reputation.

Public interest disclosure (whistleblowing)

Details of legal protection to workers against being dismissed or penalised by their employers as a result of disclosing certain concerns.

Record management policy and retention schedules

Our records retention schedule sets out the length of time for which each type of record should be kept.

Open Access publications policy

Policy governing Open Access publication, to provide free and open access to publicly funded research.

Responsibilities for honorary title holders

What honorary title holders are required to do, the rules they must abide by.

Senior Doctoral Awards

Guidance notes for applying for Senior Doctoral Awards at Cardiff University.