Policies and procedures

The University is committed to publishing the information described in its Publication Scheme including those policies and procedures which have a wide application for staff, students, prospective students and visitors

Staff policies, guidance and templates

Policy statements

A-Z of policies

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Acceptable Use (PDF)

Accommodation Residential Allocation


Adoption, Foster to Adopt and Surrogacy (PDF)

Anti Money Laundering (PDF)

Appointment and Employment of Relatives or Close Friends (PDF)

Appointment of Emeritus/Emerita Staff (PDF)

Archive Collection (PDF)

Asbestos Management (PDF)

Assistance Animals Statement (PDF)

Associate Staff Employment Guidelines (PDF)

Associate Staff Terms of Employment (PDF)


Biosafety and Biosecurity (PDF)

Business Continuity Management (PDF)


Captured Content (PDF)

Career Break (PDF)

Child Protection and Adults at Risk (PDF)

Code of Practice on Freedom of Speech (PDF)

Code of Practice on Handling Allegations of Research Misconduct (PDF)

Code on Good Research Practice (PDF)

Collaborating with Sensitive Jurisdictions in a Sensitive Area (PDF)

Communicable and Notifiable Disease (PDF)

Competency Framework (PDF)

Confirmation of Acceptance of Study (‘CAS’) issuing policy for applicants and students (PDF)

Controlled Drugs Safe Custody (PDF)

Copyright (PDF)

Criminal Convictions (PDF)

Criminal Finances Act 2017 (PDF)


Data Management (PDF)

Devices for International Travel (PDF)

Disability and Neurodivergence (PDF)

Disciplinary (PDF)

Display Screen Equipment (PDF)

Disputes Resolution Procedures (PDF)

Driving at Work (PDF)


Electrical Safety (PDF)

Energy (PDF)

Environmental (PDF)

Equality (PDF)

Equality Policy (PDF)

Ethical Conduct (PDF)

Ethics for Teaching and Research (PDF)

Events (PDF)

Export Controls (PDF)

External Auditor Provision of Non-Audit Services (PDF)


Fire Safety (PDF)

First Aid Procedure (PDF)

Flag (PDF)

Flexible Working Procedure (PDF)

Food Safety (PDF)


Grievance (PDF)


Harassment and Bullying (PDF)

Hazardous Substances (COSHH) (PDF)

Hazardous Working (PDF)


Information Security (PDF)

Information Sharing (PDF)

Intellectual Property Code Including Patents (PDF)


Job Evaluation Procedure (PDF)


Laser Safety (PDF)

Leave (PDF)

Legionella Management (PDF)

Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (PDF)


Major Incident and Adverse Weather (PDF)

Major Sporting and Other Special Events Procedure (PDF)

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

Management of Organisational Change Procedure (PDF)

Management of Work Related Stress (PDF)

Manual Handling Procedure (PDF)

Maternity Leave Procedure (PDF)

Mobile Phone (PDF)

Modern Slavery Statement (PDF)

Monitoring (PDF)


Naming Rights (PDF)

National Institutes of Health Financial Conflict of Interest (PDF)


On Call and Out of Hours (PDF)

Open Access to Research Outputs (PDF)

Overtime (PDF)


Parental Leave Procedure (PDF)

Philanthropic Gift (PDF)

Piped Compressed Gas Systems (PDF)

Poster Display and Standards Guidelines (PDF)

Pressure Systems (PDF)

Prevent (PDF)

Prevent Policy Action Plan (PDF)

Prevent Policy Stakeholder Analysis and Communication and Implementation Plan (PDF)

Provision of Personal Computing Equipment (PDF)

Procedure of Policies and Procedures (PDF)

Public Interest Disclosure (PDF)

Procurement (PDF)


Recruitment Guidelines (PDF)

Religion, Belief, Values and Practices (PDF)

Relocation Assistance (PDF)

Research Data Management (PDF)

Research Equipment and Infrastructure Capital Expenditure (PDF)

Responsible Investment (PDF)

Risk Management (PDF)


Sabbatical Leave Procedure (PDF)

Sales of Shares in Start-up Ventures (PDF)


Security-sensitive Research (PDF)

Security Update and Patching (PDF)

Sexual Misconduct (PDF)

Smoking (PDF)

Social Media (PDF)

Space Management (PDF)

Staff Learning and Development PDF)

Staff Handbook (PDF)

Student Death Procedures (PDF)

Student Drugs Policy (PDF)

Student Drugs Policy - Supporting Procedures (PDF)

Student Fee and Debt Management (PDF)

Student Protection Plan (PDF)

Subsidiaries (PDF)

Suicide Safety (PDF)

Surrey Online Learn (SOL) Student Fee & Debt Management Policy

Surveillance Camera System Procedure (PDF)


Tax (PDF)

Time Off in Lieu (TOIL) (PDF)

Timetabling (PDF)

Trade Union Facility Time (PDF)

Trans and Gender Identity Policy (PDF)

Travel and Expenses (PDF)

Treasury Management (PDF)

Tuition Fee (PDF)


Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (PDF)

Using Your Own Applications and Devices (PDF)


Value for Money (PDF)

VIP Visits (PDF)

Visiting Academic Staff Procedures (PDF)


Water (PDF)

Welcoming Assistance Dogs Guidance (PDF)

Working at Height (PDF)

Working Practice of Major Incident/Event/Adverse Weather (PDF)

Working Time Directive (PDF)