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In keeping with its academic aims and purposes, the College encourages the closest liaison between its staff and external bodies, including industry. In encouraging such interaction, the College is mindful of its obligation to provide safeguards against anything arising from these interests which could be detrimental to the College or to individual College members.

These polices have been revised to provide greater clarity regarding College members’ obligations and responsibilities in a) seeking approval in advance for external interests, b) identifying conflicts of interest and c) ensuring accurate declarations, no less than annually. The revised policies also define what is meant by an External Interest.

Before engaging in an external interest, all College members must submit this new interest to their Head of Department for approval. From February 2019 onward, this should be done in the 'Annual Declarations' section of ICIS by selecting 'add new interest'. Requests for approval can be made at any time throughout the year. In addition to registering new interests, College members must also complete the Annual Declaration of Interests, information for which is circulated via email early each year.


Register of External Interests and Annual Declaration Policy January 2019

Conflict of Interest Policy 2019

Retention of Income from External Interests Policy – August 2018

Important links:

For HR External Interests site click here

FAQs can be found here