Policy for the Safeguarding and Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults

Purpose of the Policy

This policy is a statement of the University’s commitment to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. The policy provides all members of the University’s community with guidance on their responsibilities in relation to safeguarding. It also describes the procedure that a member of staff should follow if they suspect a child, young person or vulnerable adult (of any gender) is experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, harm.

Approval and Amendments

Date Effective: Session 2018-19

Approved by: Court, 12 December 2018