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Durham University

Information Governance

Requesting Information

Durham University is committed to protecting the personal data with which it is entrusted. It provides access to such data in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulations and the UK Data Protection Act 2018. It is also committed to sharing information as required of a public body subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

Before submitting an FOI or EIR request, please check whether the information you seek is already available on the University website, where a search facility is available to help you. The University regularly maintains publicly available information in its Publication Scheme.

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

Student Support: Please direct requests for replacement degree parchments to Student Registry (Parchments) and please direct requests for verification of attendance/qualifications to Student Registry (Verifications).

Contact us: Information Governance Unit, University Secretary’s Office, Durham University, The Palatine Centre, Stockton Road, Durham DH1 3LE. Email: