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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.

Equality information 2016

Pending

Equality information 2015

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 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  4
 

Research Excellence Framework. These pages give details of our submissions.

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.

 

Equality information 2014

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
 

Research Excellence Framework. These pages give details of our submissions.

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.

Equality information 2013

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 vacancies 107
 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

Research excellence framework

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).

Equality information 2012

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  0

Research excellence framework

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).

Equality information 2011

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

Research excellence framework

Student Information
Student Statistics 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).