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Freedom of Speech Policy


The University is committed to open debate and discussion: freedom of speech and academic freedom are at the heart of the University‚Äôs mission and values. 

Although the University uphold the fundamental rights of freedom of speech and expression and academic freedom, it also supports an environment in which all people are treated with respect and also has a duty to maintain safety and good order on its premises.

Freedom of Speech Policysets out the University's position in this area. 

For advice on fitness to practise, please contact your Head of School or the Legal and Governance Department, email: tel: 01274 233111.