Complaints proceduresComplaints procedures
The University believes that it is in everyone's interests to resolve complaints as quickly as possible, and as close to the source of the problem as possible.
If you have a complaint about a service or any other dealing relating to the University, put your complaint in writing to the provider of the service or the relevant responsible officer.
If you don't know who the service provider or the relevant officer is, send your complaint to:
(Care of the) Head of Executive Office
Newcastle upon Tyne
The service provider or relevant officer will respond to your complaint in writing normally within 10 working days.
Current students or graduates
If you are a current student or recent graduate of the University you should follow the procedure for student complaints.
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Newcastle University seeks to observe the highest standards of compliance with the law and the rights of rights holders, while publishing research and teaching resources to support our students and staff and contribute to academic practice.
If you are a rights holder and are concerned that you have found material on our website or legitimately under our name elsewhere, for which you have not given permission, or is not covered by a limitation or exception in laws of the UK or other countries (as relevant), please contact us in writing. State the following:
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- If the initial assessment is that your complaint is potentially valid and requires further investigation or legal advice, the relevant material will be removed (or a request made to the hosting party if the material is hosted elsewhere) forthwith pending the outcome of the complaint.
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- material is replaced on the Newcastle University website unchanged
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- material is permanently removed from the website.
- If the contributor and the complainant are unable to agree a solution, the material will remain unavailable through the Newcastle University website until a time when a resolution has been reached.
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