At the British Council we pride ourselves on our engagement with people and organisations around the world. It is important that we set an example by opening up our ways of working to everyone, building trust and demonstrating integrity.
Information that is already published
We publish a lot of information about us and what we do on this website.
Where possible, we will provide information in alternative formats, such as hard copy, on request. We will tell you if there is a charge for providing you with this information.
Further information is available on our country websites – find a list of them on our home page. Some of these websites are translated into the local language.
Requesting other information
If you can’t find the information you require, make a request under the:
- Freedom of Information Act 2000 – for information about the British Council and its work
- Data Protection Act – for information we hold about you
- Environmental Information Regulations – for information that relates to or affects the environment.
Older or historical information
If you’re looking for older information, contact us and we will do our best to help. Some older information may have been destroyed in line with records retention guidelines.
The British Council transfers any records of interest that are over 30 years old to various archives and repositories – see our history for more information.