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Freedom of Information

Requesting Information

If you would like to request information from Durham University you should first check that it is not already publicly available in accordance with our Publication Scheme. The University website also contains a large amount of information and has a search facility.

Requests for replacement degree parchments or verification of attendance/qualifications should be directed to the Student Registry section at

Freedom of Information Requests

A request must be made in a permanent form by a named individual supplying a correspondence address, whether that be a postal address or an email account.
Please write to:
Information Governance Unit
Maple Wing
Mountjoy Centre
Stockton Road

Alternatively, please email

Environmental Information Requests

Please write to, or email, the Information Governance Unit as above.
You may also make your request by telephone (0191 334 6119) or in person at the Reception desk of the Palatine Centre, Stockton Road, Durham, DH1 3LE.

Subject Access Requests

If you wish to request information we hold about you, i.e. make a subject access request under the Data Protection Act 1998, please view the Data Protection webpages first.


A charge may be made for the provision of information. Further details will be provided before the request is completed.