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Insurance Services

The Insurance Manager is responsible for all matters related to the university's insurance policies, which aim to cover its educational, research and trading needs. The Department provides guidance and support for staff and students on:

  • Policy advice
  • Claims handling including liaison with staff, students and external service providers to ensure losses are mitigated
  • Day-to-day risk management
  • Training

The following insurance policies are in place and further information is available from Elaine Barwell, Dip CII, Insurance Manager (01242 714166 / ebarwell@glos.ac.uk), or the Insurance Administrator (01242 714165 / procurement@glos.ac.uk).

  • Travel insurance, including business trips, field trips and students on official placements within the UK or abroad
  • Motor insurance
  • University property and personal effects
  • Liability covers, including employers' liability, public and products liability, professional indemnity and clinical trials cover

Information for claimants:

To comply with the Jackson reforms 2013, the following information is available to interested parties through the University of Gloucestershire’s Freedom of Information Office and through the Insurance Office:

  • University of Gloucestershire
  • Compensator: U M Association Ltd (Note there is a space between the letters)
  • U M Association Reference Number: UM045/99