The University of Wolverhampton

Freedom of Speech Policy and Form 

To hire University accommodation for meetings or other events covered by the University’s Code of Practice on Freedom of Speech  (PDF 41K, Downloads file)(PDF file - opens in a new window) you must complete a Freedom of Speech form in addition to booking the required accommodation and associated services. This form must be submitted no less than 14 days before the meeting.
Please read the Freedom of Speech policy before making an application as this policy provides information about the application process. Once your application has been submitted, the University Registrar and Secretary will consider your application and advise whether it has been accepted.

Who has to apply?

The following must apply for permission:
  • Any individual or body of persons wishing to hold on University premises (including any premises used by the Students’ Union) any meeting or other event covered by the Code of Practice. In particular this covers any such meeting or event to which any speaker who is not a governor, student, member of staff or officer of the University is invited;
  • to which any member of the public is invited;
  • or which is organised by an individual or body of persons other than governors, students, staff or officers of the University;
You can either complete the below webform and submit electronically or you can download a word document of the policy, which contains a copy of the application form, and return this by post to FOS Applications, Office of the University Registrar and Secretary, MA Building, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY. If you have any queries about Freedom of Speech, you can contact the team on

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