Introduction to Records Management
The Records Management Office supports the whole University in organising,
storing and managing its records. As well as developing
policies, including retention schedules, we offer a range of
training and advice. The office is supported by the
Records Management Network
which ensures that at least one person in each area has a basic understanding of
records management, data protection and freedom of information issues.
The Records Management Office is also responsible for ensuring that the
University is compliant with the Data
Protection and Freedom of
Information Acts, and with the
On these pages, you will find information on all aspects
of the University's records management activity, including
advice and guidance on your rights and responsibilities
under the Data Protection Act 1998 and Freedom of
Information Act 2000.
Other sources of information
Need an award certificate,
award confirmation letter, reference, or other student information service?
Need to verify the degree of an Essex graduate? Use the HEDD service online.