The Freedom of Information Act 2000 gives the public the right of access to recorded information from the Royal Academy of Music.

FOIA Compliance during the Covid-19 pandemic

The Royal Academy of Music has adopted a strategy for FOIA compliance during the Covid-19 pandemic. Please read the strategy below:

Publication Scheme

Many documents can be accessed via this website or are made available, on request, by email or in paper copy. Please see the section called ‘Freedom of Information Publication Scheme’ which outlines our charging policy and lists disclosure exemptions.

Datasets

A dataset is a collection of factual information e.g. raw or source data that has been obtained, or recorded, by public authority in connection with the provision of a service. The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 requires all public authorities to release datasets, disclosed as a result of Freedom of Information Act requests, in re-usable electronic format. The Academy provides these datasets for use under the Open Government Licence (OGL).

You can view or download datasets disclosed by the Royal Academy of Music here:

Student data

Datasets for 2017-18 to 2019-20 will be published shortly, please email foi@ram.ac.uk to request specific data for these academic years.

  • Academic Appeals
  • Academic Malpractice
  • Careers Counselling Provision
  • Counselling and Mental Health Provision
  • Academic Malpractice Committee statistics
  • Student enrolment (undergraduate and postgraduate programmes)
  • Hardship fund especially allocated to assist students with accommodation costs
  • Royal Academy of Music undergraduate degree classifications
  • Royal Academy of Music undergraduate students by domicile (Home/EU/International)
  • Undergraduate Programme student applications
  • Number of students enrolled on postgraduate and taught masters courses at the Royal Academy of Music
  • Students by area of principal study (combined undergraduate and postgraduate programmes)

Staff data

Datasets for 2017-18 to 2019-20 will be published shortly, please email foi@ram.ac.uk to request specific data for these academic years.

  • Academic staff data
  • All staff data

Financial data

Datasets for 2017-18 to 2019-20 will be published shortly, please email foi@ram.ac.uk to request specific data for these academic years.

  • Expenditure on temporary staff agency suppliers
  • Investment portfolio of Academy's endowment fund manager
  • Library charges

Decision-making

Most of the Academy’s decision-making takes place within committees. These are formal groups which have a specific purpose and membership. The Academy’s committee structure can be made available upon request and illustrates the relationship between committees. Committee agendas, papers, minutes and reports are also available on request; exemptions permitting.

The Regulations of the Royal Academy of Music provide a framework under which the education provided by the Academy is delivered and administered. This publication is revised annually and contains the following sections: General Regulations, Academic Regulations, Examination Regulations, Special Circumstances Regulations, Programme Regulations, University of London Regulation, Academy Research Degree Regulations and Library Regulations. A copy of the regulations is available on our Policies and Procedures page.