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While all policies are primarily aimed at staff and students, the majority have been made publicly available to support transparency and good governance.
To add or revise an existing document please contact Dan Bennett (email@example.com). Alternative formats are also available on request.
All School policies are indexed through the LSE search engine. To browse through policies, please use the subject groupings below, or search on the A to Z page.
A list of policies by document group is available here.
Your Consumer Rights As A StudentStudent Charter
Disability PolicyEquity and DiversityEquity, Diversity and Inclusion StrategyEquity and diversity in the public lecture programmeReligious observance policyTrans Staff and Students Policy
Accommodation PolicyAir Quality StatementAsbestos Control Policy Energy PolicyFire Safety Policy Legionella Policy Physical security policy Safe Evacuation of Persons with DisabilitiesSustainability Policy
Anti-Bullying and Anti-Harassment PolicyArts PolicyCode of good practice on free speech Conflict of Interest PolicyDonations Acceptance PolicyEthics CodeEthical review of donations procedureFraud and Bribery PolicyGifts and hospitality procedureInformed consentSlavery and Human Trafficking Statement Whistleblowing Policy
Departmental Funding GuidelinesFinancial RegulationsMajor Academic Initiatives PolicyMaternity, adoption or shared parental leave (MASPL) - procedure for cover arrangementsReplacement Teaching Compensation GuidanceSocially responsible investment policy Sustainable purchasing policyValue For Money Strategy
Anti-Bullying and Anti-Harassment PolicyBribery and Fraud policyBye LawsCode of good practice on free speech Code of good practice on department governanceConflicts of Interest PolicyContracts guidanceCookies CircularCopyright Counselling service confidentiality statementData Protection Guidance: Data Controller Versus Data ProcessorData Protection Guidance: Determining Who Needs to Know About Personal DataData Protection and researchData Protection policyDestruction of physical recordsEligibility For Scholarships By NationalityFOI Guide: for requestersFOI Guide: for staffGender segregationInformation Assets and Records Management PolicyManaging Personal Data Off-CampusMarketing events and publications - Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (PECR) GuidanceOffice365 global search procedurePhysical Mail PolicyPrivacy Impact Assessment [Word document]Records management policy [See Information Assets and Records Management Policy]Retention of financial documentsRetention scheduleScheme of Delegation [Internal Only]Scheme of Delegated Legal AuthoritySchool Advisory BoardsSlavery and Human Trafficking Statement Smoking PolicySubject Access Request Process and Procedure (GDPR)
Academic and Research AppointmentsAcademic AnnexAdditional Payments Policy and ProcedureAdoption policyAdvance payments for Tier 2 applicantsAlcohol and drugs policyAnnual Performance Review of (Full) Professors Guidelines Anti-Bullying and Anti-Harassment PolicyAppeals policy and procedure for Academic Support staffBritish Petroleum (BP) Centennial Professors SchemeBuyout PolicyCapability health policy and procedure for academic support staffCapability performance policy and procedure for professional services staffCDR Guidance: Academic StaffCDR Guidance: Education StaffCDR Guidance: Policy Fellow StaffCDR Guidance: Research StaffCore Business in Core Hours PolicyEducation Probationary Review SchemeEmail Etiquette GuidanceEmeritus Professor PolicyFlexible Working Policy and ProcedureGrievanceGuidelines for Interim Review and Major Review of LecturersGuidelines for Promotion to and within the New Research Staff CareerGuidelines for Promotions to Research Officer and Research FellowGuidelines for Review and Promotion of Assistant and Associate ProfessorsImmigration PolicyLSE Centennial Professors SchemeMaternity, adoption or shared parental leave (MASPL) - procedure for cover arrangementsMaternityManaging Staff Changing RoleMentoring Guidance: Academic Staff and LSE FellowsMentoring Guidance: Education StaffMentoring Guidance: Policy Fellow StaffMentoring Guidance: Research StaffNamed Chairs PolicyOrganisational Change PolicyParental leavePaternity leavePay Supplements PolicyPersonal relationships at workPolicy on the Support for CarersProfessionally Qualified Faculty Scheme Professional Services Grading PolicyProfessional Services Grading ProcedureProfessional Services Salaried Staff Recruitment and Selection Policy and ProcedureProfessional Services Staff Contribution Pay GuidelinesProfessional Services Staff Starting Salary Policy and ProcedureRecruitment and Selection Policy: Academic, Research and Teaching AppointmentsRedeployment Policy and ProcedureRelocation PolicyRemuneration Policy For FacultyResearch leaveResponsibility allowanceRetirement PolicySabbatical policySecondment for professional services staffSexual Harassment and Sexual Violence PolicyShared parental leaveSingle nomination Transitioning at work: guidance for staff and managersVisiting Fellow SchemeVisiting Professor Scheme Wellbeing
Access control policyApplication control policy [Internal]Anti-virus software on LSE computersApplication to use IT facilities at LSE Asset management policy [Internal]Associate Accounts [Internal]Communications Room Physical Security [Internal]Conditions of use of IT facilities at LSEConditions of use of the residences network [Internal]Confidential Information Transfer [Internal]Database Security [Internal]Data Encryption requirements for end usersElectronic messaging policy [Internal]Email Address Conventions [Internal]Encrypted Authentication Policy [Internal]Hosting Non-Standard Websites and Internet-facing Services [Internal]Information security classification standard Information security policyLaptop Hard Drive Encryption [Internal]Mail Relay [Internal]Managing Staff Changing Role [Internal]Mobile Device Security Management [Internal]Monitoring and logging policy [Internal]Network Connection Policy [Internal]Office365 Account Deletion PolicyPassword Policy [Internal]Patch Management [Internal]Payment Card Gateways [Internal]PCI-DSS Cardholder Data EnvironmentsPCI DSS ComplianceRemote access policy [Internal]Server-Side Encryption [Internal]SharePoint team sites provision [Internal]User accounts policy [Internal]Wireless Device Policy [Internal]
Some School documents are only available to staff.
To access 'Internal Only' documents, click here.
Code of Research ConductGovernance of Research Informed ConsentOpen Access Publications PolicyResearch Data Management PolicyResearch Ethics Policy and ProceduresResearch Ethics Review formResearch incentives policyResearch infrastructure and investment funds
Associated entities policy Bribery and Fraud policyBusiness continuity policyConflicts of Interest PolicyData Protection policyGender segregationHealth and safety policyHealth and safety procedure: first aidHealth and safety procedure: manual handlingHealth and safety procedure: risk assessmentHealth and safety procedure: managing display screen equipmentHealth and safety procedure: training and competenceHealth and safety procedure: work place safety inspectionOverseas Travel PolicySmoking PolicyRisk PolicyRisk ProcedureRisk StrategySlavery and Human Trafficking Statement
Cause For Concern: Guidance on working with students in difficultyChild Protection and Safeguarding Document for LSE Widening Participation (WP) activitiesPersonal Relationships Policy and ProcedureSafeguarding Policy
Education StrategyLSE Strategy 2020
Anti-Bullying and Anti-Harassment Policy Code of good practice on free speech De-registration guidance Disciplinary procedure for students Fitness To Study PolicyGraduate Admissions PolicyGraduate Admission Criminal Conviction PolicyGuidance on the conduct of MPhil/PhD examinations Guidance to supervisors on nomination of examiners for MPhil/PhD examinationsLibrary Rules Procedure for Considering Allegations of Harassment from Students Against Members of Staff LSESU Relationship and Service Agreement Room booking policyStudent charter Student Complaints ProcedureStudent drugs and alcohol policyStudent drugs and alcohol procedureTimetable PolicyUG Admissions policyYour Consumer Rights As A Student
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