Records management

The University of Westminster is committed to managing its records effectively and efficiently, in all formats.

It does this in order to meet legal and regulatory requirements, to protect the rights and interests of its staff, students and stakeholders, to meet best practice standards, and to continue to maintain the organisational memory of the University.

Our policies and procedures

Records Management Policy

The University has a formally agreed records management policy which is a commitment by the University to manage its records within an agreed framework.

Download the Records Management Policy (PDF)

Download the University Records and Archives Internal Transfer Process.

Retention Scheduling

A retention schedule is an important part of a records management programme, protecting the organisation’s interests by ensuring records are kept for as long as they are needed for business purposes, and are disposed of correctly and securely in line with legal and regulatory requirements.

Download the Student Records Retention Schedule (PDF)

For any records management questions, please contact Rebecca Short, Senior Records Manager:

University of Westminster
4-12 Little Titchfield Street
London W1W 7BY

T: +44 (0)20 3506 9789
E: [email protected]

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Policies and documents A-Z

Browse our key strategies, policies, codes, procedures and other documents.

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Archive services

Archive Services collects, preserves, and provides access to records of the University and its predecessors.