• Data protection

  • The University of Law needs to hold certain personal information about students. Information will be held in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the University’s Data Protection Policy. Personal data will be used for a variety of purposes that the University considers to be of benefit to students including (but not restricted to) monitoring academic performance, statistical reporting, awarding qualifications and provision of services.

    Agreement to the processing of personal data is a condition of acceptance onto any course. By applying for a course you signify your agreement to this processing.
    You should note in particular that:

    • You are agreeing to the University releasing appropriate information to relevant third parties such as the Solicitors Regulation Authority, Bar Standards Board, Quality Assurance Agency, HEFCE, HESA, universities, employers, prospective employers, providers of training contracts or pupillages and other appropriate organisations or individuals. This may include providing references on your behalf or information relating to your performance and discipline
    • You are agreeing to the Solicitors Regulation Authority releasing appropriate information to the University. This includes information relating to your compliance with the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s Training Regulations
    • Academic awards are considered to be public information and names of successful candidates will be published on open pass lists
    • Sensitive Personal Data (as defined under the Act) will only be disclosed with your explicit consent, as required by law, or as otherwise authorised under the Act
    • Information may be shared with related companies of the University (other companies in the Global University Systems group), but will not be released to third parties for marketing purposes