The wider information set (WIS)

As part of the University's commitment to making its information easily accessible to students and the wider public, we have produced the following table, which links to documents relating to the wider information set as defined by HEFCE.

The information is split into three sections:

HEFCE requires different categories of availability for each of these sections, however, all of the information below is accessibly to the public.

Information on institutional context

Information required by HEFCE as part of the wider information set

Where this information is available  

Mission statement University of Reading mission statement and Corporate plan
Corporate plan University of Reading mission statement and Corporate plan
Statement of quality assurance policies and processes Guide to policies and procedures for teaching and learning
Learning and teaching strategy Learning and Teaching Strategy 2013-18
Higher education strategy (for further education colleges) Not applicable
Information on partnerships Register of Collaborative Provision
Employability statements University of Reading employability statement

Information about aspects of courses and awards

Information required by HEFCE as part of the wider information set

Where this information is available

Prospectuses, programme guides, module descriptors or similar

Prospectuses

Module descriptions

Programme specifications

Programme specifications  

Results of internal student surveys Internal student surveys
Links with employers where employers have input into a course or programme Links with employers
Partnership agreements, links with awarding bodies/delivery partners

Register of Collaborative Provision

Information about the quality and standards of programmes

Information required by HEFCE as part of the wider information set  

Where this information is available

Procedures and outcomes for programme approval, monitoring and review

Guide to policies and procedures for teaching and learning 

Approval of a new programme (pdf 1.02mb)

Periodic Review - Outcomes of Periodic Review heading

External examination procedures

External Examining of Taught Programmes

Policies for student complaints, appeals and representations.

How to make an Appeal

Student complaints procedure

Student academic representation

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Georgina Randall

Quality Support Officer (Partnerships)

Email: g.m.randall@reading.ac.uk

Tel: 0118 378 6767

 

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