Equality Information

Under the Public Sector Equality Duty: specific duties we are required to collect and publish information to demonstrate our compliance with the equality duty. We will be adding to the links below as and when additional data and information becomes available, but please do contact the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Manager if you have any difficulty accessing any information.

Please click on the headings below to access the statistics.

Details of the University Council and the Vice-Chancellor's office together with the management structure can be accessed on the About section of the Web.

Employees

Employee statistics by protected characteristics are available for the last 8 years.

Recruitment information:
The table below highlights some of the key data sets.

Recruitment 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016  
 Number of vacancies 150
 Number of applicants 1653
 Average number of applicants 11
 Number of applicants invited to interview (average) 2.5
 Number of successful applicants 107
 Progression 33

Pay Information:

Equal Pay Review March 2016

Workplace environment and practices 
 Work environment and opportunities Health & well-being policy and volunteering policy
 Number of people taking flexible working 8
 Number of people who have been pregnant in the last year 12
 Number of people who have taken up maternity, paternity or adoption leave 13
 Number of people returning from maternity, paternity or adoption leave 100%
 Training opportunitiesA wide selection of e-learning, short courses and conferences are available.
 Staff satisfaction surveys May 14
 Reported incidents of hate crimes none
 Grievances 4
 Disciplinaries 4

Students

Student statistics by protected characteristics are available for the last 8 years. Please note as additional information on sexual orientation, religion and belief, gender reassignment and pregnancy become available they will be added to this list. Whilst our current student systems do not allow us to collect data on the above characteristics we decided to try to obtain some baseline data by means of a survey until we are in a position to collect the data as part of the main enrolment process. Latest survey results will be posted soon as the data is still being analysed.

Admissions
Full time undergraduate applications including partner colleges for 2015 (February and September): 13,337
New enrolments from these applications for 2015: 2,560

Retention progression and attainment

Student Demographic Analysis 2015/16 compared with 2014/15.

Progression and awards data comparing students with and without a disability 2015/16.

Student Experience
The Unistats site provides details of the National Student Survey (NSS). Appropriate data has not been collected on the access to and take up of the services offered by our Student Services area. Centralised data collection methods are currently being investigated.

 Complaints (at both faculty and university level) 2015/16 72
 Disciplinaries 2014/15 46
 Reported incidents of hate crime 2014/15 0

Details of the University Council and the Vice-Chancellor's office together with the management structure can be accessed on the About section of the Web.

Employees
Employee statistics by protected characteristics are available for the last 7 years.

Recruitment information
The table below highlights some of the key data sets.

Recruitment 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015  
 Number of vacancies 152
 Number of applicants 1965
 Average number of applicants 12.9
 Number of applicants invited to interview (average) 2.6
 Number of successful applicants 107
 Progression 59

Pay Information
Equal Pay Audit 2014 Equal pay audit details will be published in 2016

Workplace environment and practices 
 Work environment and opportunities Health & well-being policy and volunteering policy
 Number of people taking flexible working 23
 Number of people who have been pregnant in the last year 17
 Number of people who have taken up maternity, paternity or adoption leave 24
 Number of people returning from maternity, paternity or adoption leave 16 (94%)
 Training opportunitiesA wide selection of e-learning, short courses and conferences are available.
 Staff satisfaction surveys May 14
 Reported incidents of hate crimes none
 Grievances 4
 Disciplinaries 4

Students

Student statistics by protected characteristics are available for the last 7 years. Please note as additional information on sexual orientation, religion and belief, gender reassignment and pregnancy become available they will be added to this list. Whilst our current student systems do not allow us to collect data on the above characteristics we decided to try to obtain some baseline data by means of a survey until we are in a position to collect the data as part of the main enrolment process. Latest survey results will be posted soon as the data is still being analysed.

Admissions
Full time undergraduate applications including partner colleges for 2015 (February and September): 12,380
New enrolments from these applications for 2015: 2,623

Retention progression and attainment
Awards data 2014-15 compared with 2013-14.

Student Experience
The Unistats site provides details of the National Student Survey (NSS). Appropriate data has not been collected on the access to and take up of the services offered by our Student Services area. Centralised data collection methods are currently being investigated.

 Complaints (at both faculty and university level) 2014/15 103
 Disciplinaries 2014/15 54
 Reported incidents of hate crime 2014/15 0

Progression and awards ata comparing students with and without a disability.

Equal Pay Audit 2014

Details of the University Council and the Vice Chancellors office  together with the management structure can be accessed on the About us section of the Web.

Employees
Employee statistics by protected characteristics are available for the last 6 years.

Recruitment information
The table below highlights some of the key data sets.

Recruitment 1 January 2014 to 3 December 2014  
 Number of vacancies 169
 Number of applicants 1704
 Average number of applicants 10.1
 Number of short-listed applicants (average) 2.8
 Number of applicants invited to interview (average) 2.8
 Number of successful applicants 154
 Progression 51

Pay Information
Equal pay audit details will be published in 2016

Workplace environment and practices 
 Work environment and opportunities Health & well-being policy and volunteering policy
 Number of people taking flexible working 19
 Number of people who have been pregnant in the last year 12
 Number of people who have taken up maternity, paternity or adoption leave 22
 Number of people returning from maternity, paternity or adoption leave 11
 Training opportunities A wide selection of e-learning, short courses and conferences are available.
 Staff satisfaction surveys May 14
 Reported incidents of hate crimes none
 Grievances 4
 Disciplinaries 5

Students

Student statistics by protected characteristics are available for the last 6 years. Please note as additional information on sexual orientation, religion and belief, gender reassignment and pregnancy become available they will be added to this list. Whilst our current student systems do not allow us to collect data on the above characteristics we decided to try to obtain some baseline data by means of a survey until we are in a position to collect the data as part of the main enrolment process. Survey Results.

Admissions
Full time undergraduate applications including partner colleges for 2014 (February and September): 12,597
New enrolments from these applications for 2014: 2,700

Retention progression and attainment
Awards data 2013-14 compared with 2012-13

Career opportunities
On some of our courses (nursing and social work) work placement is an integral part of the programme. We are working towards collecting equalities data on work placement numbers for other courses.

Student Experience
The Unistats site provides details of the National Student Survey. Appropriate data has not been collected on the access to and take up of the services offered by our Student Services area. Centralised data collection methods are currently being investigated.

 Complaints (at both faculty and university level) 2013/14 103
 Disciplinaries 2012/13 54
 Reported incidents of hate crime 2012/13 0

Progression and awards data comparing students with and without a disability.

Numbers of people who share a protected characteristic
(Please note that information is currently not available on all the protected characteristics but will be added to as data is collected).

The employee statistics page has statistics for the last five years.

Members of decision making bodies/committees
Vice-Chancellor's office/ Senior management team
Council membership

Recruitment information

Recruitment 1 January 2013 to 31
December 2013
 
 Number of vacancies107
 Number of applicants 889
 Average number of applicants 8
 Number of short-listed applicants (average) 2
 Number of applicants invited to interview
 (average)
 2
 Number of successful applicants 110
 Progression 15

Pay Information
Equal pay audit details will be published in 2014.

Workplace environment and
practices
 
 Work environment and opportunities Health & well-being policy and
 volunteering policy
 Number of people taking flexible working 3
 Number of people who have been
 pregnant in the last year
 12
 Number of people who have taken up
 maternity, paternity or adoption leave
19
 Number of people returning from
 maternity, paternity or adoption leave
 17
 Training opportunities A wide selection of e-learning,
 short courses and conferences
 are available.
 Staff satisfaction surveys October 2012 November 2013
 Reported incidents of hate crimes none
 Grievances 4
 Disciplinaries 5

Bucks Staff Equality Questionnaire Report September 2013 - This is the first time we have conducted an equality survey amongst staff and the response rate was just 16%. The E&D Committee will consider an appropriate time to re- run this survey.

Student Information
Student Statistics - This page has statistics for the last five years.

Admissions
Full time undergraduate applications including partner colleges for 2013(February and September): 11,669.

New enrolments from these applications for 2013: 2,468.

Retention progression and attainment
Awards data 2011-12 compared with 2012-13

Career opportunities
On some of our courses (nursing and social work) work placement is an integral part of the programme. Arrangements for data collection on work placements numbers for other courses is currently under way.

Student Experience
The Unistats site provides details of the National Student Survey. Appropriate data has not been collected on the access to and take up of the services offered by our Student Services area. Centralised data collection methods are currently being investigated.

 Complaints (at both faculty and university level) 2012/13 52
 Disciplinaries 2013/14 18
 Reported incidents of hate crime 2013/14 0

A document containing details of progression and awards data comparing those with and without a disability (pdf format).

Numbers of people who share a protected characteristic
(Please note that information is currently not available on all the protected characteristics but will be added to as data is collected).

The employee statistics page has statistics for the last 4 years.

Members of decision making bodies/committees
Vice-Chancellor's office/ Senior management team
Council membership

Recruitment information

Recruitment 1 January 2012 to 31
December 2012
 
 Number of vacancies 97
 Number of applicants 1209
 Average number of applicants 12
 Number of short-listed applicants (average) 5
 Number of applicants invited to interview (average) 5
 Number of successful applicants 97
 Progression No posts were identified in the yearly
 establishment review

Pay Information
Equal pay audit (pdf)

Workplace environment and practices 
 Work environment and opportunities Health & well-being policy and
 volunteering policy
 Number of people taking flexible working 3
 Number of people who have been pregnant in the
 last year
 11
 Number of people who have taken up maternity,
 paternity or adoption leave
 9
 Number of people returning from maternity,  
 paternity or adoption leave
 6
 Training opportunities A wide selection of e-learning, short 
 courses and conferences are available.
 Staff satisfaction surveys October 2012 Biennially
 Reported incidents of hate crimes 0
 Grievances 2
 Disciplinaries 

Student Information
Student Statistics - This page has statistics for the last 4 years.

Admissions
Total applications for 2012 intake (both September and February intakes) 9363
Total number of successful applicants (enrolled students) 2657

Retention progression and attainment
Data is available for 2011/12 comparing progression and results for those students who have declared a disability compared to those with no disability. Further data sets will be added as more becomes available.

Career opportunities
On some of our courses (nursing and social work) work placement is an integral part of the programme. Arrangements for data collection on work placements numbers for other courses is currently under way.

Student Experience
The Unistats site provides details of the National Student Survey. Appropriate data has not been collected on the access to and take up of the services offered by our Student Services area. Centralised data collection methods are currently being investigated.

 Complaints (at both faculty and university level) 2011/12 9
 Disciplinaries 2011/12 12
 Reported incidents of hate crime 2011/12 0

A document containing details of progression and awards data comparing those with and without a disability (pdf format).

Numbers of people who share a protected characteristic
(Please note that information is currently not available on all the protected characteristics but will be added to as data is collected).

The employee statistics page has statistics for the last 4 years.

Members of decision making bodies/committees
Vice-Chancellor's office/Senior management team
Council membership

Recruitment information

Recruitment 1 January 2011 to 31 December
2011
 
 Number of vacancies 69
 Number of applicants 1304
 Average number of applicants 19
 Number of short-listed applicants (average) 5
 Number of applicants invited to interview (average) 5
 Number of successful applicants 69
Progression No posts were identified in the
 yearly establishment review

Pay Information
Equal pay audit 2011 (pdf)

Workplace environment and
practices
 
 Work environment and opportunities Health & well-being policy and
 volunteering policy
 Number of people taking flexible working 3

Number of people who have been
pregnant  in the last year

 7
 Number of people who have taken up maternity,
 paternity or adoption leave
 9
 Number of people returning from maternity, paternity
 or adoption leave
 5
 Training opportunities A wide selection of e-learning,
 short courses and conferences
 are available.
 Staff satisfaction surveys October 2012 
 Reported incidents of hate crimes 0
 Grievances 0
 Disciplinaries 2

Student Information
This page has statistics for the last 4 years.

Admissions
Total applications for 2011 intake (both September and February intakes) 5374
Total number of successful applicants (enrolled students) 2440

Retention progression and attainment
Data is available for 2010/11 comparing progression and results for those students who have declared a disability compared to those with no disability. Further data sets will be added as more becomes available.

Career opportunities
On some of our courses (nursing and social work) work placement is an integral part of the programme. Arrangements for data collection on work placements numbers for other courses is currently under way.

Student Experience
The Unistats site provides details of the National Student Survey. Appropriate data has not been collected on the access to and take up of the services offered by our Student Services area. Centralised data collection methods are currently being investigated.

 Complaints (at both faculty and university level) 2010/11 18
 Disciplinaries 2010/11 3
 Reported incidents of hate crime 2010/11 0

A document containing details of progression and awards data comparing those with and without a disability (pdf format).