Our policies

The University is committed to publishing the information described in its Publication Scheme including those policies which have a wide application for staff, students, prospective students and visitors. These policies can be found below, listed A-Z.

Staff wishing to access internal-facing HR policies can find these on SurreyNet.

Staff wishing to access policies relating to internal-facing IT policies can be found on Surreynet.

In addition staff and students can access the Academic Regulations and Codes of Practice, and further student-related policies.

Staff responsible for writing, reviewing and updating policies must refer to the new guidance and associated templates.


Accountable Information Provider Policy

Admissions Policy

Adoption, Foster to Adopt and Surrogacy Policy

Archive Collection Policy

Asbestos Policy

Associate Staff - Employment Guidelines 

Associate Staff - Terms of Employment 


Biosafety and Biosecurity Policy


Competency Framework

Controlled Drug Policy

Copyright Policy


Data Protection Policy

Dignity at Work and Study Policy

Disability Policy - Staff, Students and Visitors

Disclosure, Confidentiality and Sharing of Personal Data Concerning Disability

Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Policy

Disputes Resolution Procedures

Donations Policy

Driving at Work Policy


Electrical Safety Policy

Eligibility to Work in the UK

Employment of Ex-Offenders Policy

Environmental Policy

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

Ethical Conduct Policy

Ethical Investment Policy

Ethics Policy

Events Policy

Export Controls Policy

External Auditors for Non-Audit Work Policy


Fire Safety Policy

Food Safety Policy

Freedom of Speech - Code of Practice


Harassment and Bullying Policy

Hazardous Substances Policy

Hazardous Working Policy

Health and Safety for Work and Services Contractors (Management of)

Health and Safety Policy

HIV and AIDS Policy

Hospitality and Catering Sustainability Policy


Information Security Policy

Intellectual Property Code Including Patients

IT Acceptable Use Policy and Guidelines


Lasers (Working Safely With) - Code of Practice

Legionella Policy

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) Policy


Manor Park Traffic Regulations

Maternity Leave

Misconduct (Handling Allegations of) - Code of Practice

Mobile Phone Policy

Modern Slavery Statement


Parental Leave

Paternity Policy

Piped Compressed Gas Systems Policy

Prevent Policy

Provision of Personal Computing Equipment Policy

Public Interest Disclosure Policy 

Purchase Card Policy

Purchasing Policy 


Records Management Strategy

Recruitment Code of Practice 

Religion, Belief, Values and Practices

Relocation Assistance Policy

Research - Code on Good Practice

Research Data Management Policy

Risk Management Policy


Security-sensitive Research Policy

Sexual Orientation Policy

Shared Parental Leave

Smoking Policy

Social Media Policy

Space Management Policy

Staff Learning and Development 

Staff Expenses Policy

Staff Handbook

Staff Travel Policy

Stag Hill Traffic Regulations

Student Fee and Debt Management 

Subsidiaries Policy

Sustainable Procurement Policy


Tax Governance Policy

Temporary Workers Policy (Procurement and Management of)

Timetabling Policy

Trans Policy and Guidance

Treasury Management Policy


Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Policy

Using Your Own Devices Policy


Value for Money Policy

VIP Visits Policy

Visiting Academic Staff Procedures


Widening Participation Strategy

Working Practice Policy

Working Time Directive

Work Related Stress Policy (Management of)