Student and Academic Policies and Procedures
Academic integrity is central to the work and function of the University. Below are our policies and procedures.
The Student Complaints Procedure is used to raise concerns about services provided by the University.
An Academic Appeal is a way of asking the University to review a recent decision taken by the Assessment Board or the Postgraduate Research Awards Board.
The Academic Misconduct Procedure is used to consider concerns raised around the integrity of work submitted for credit or award from the University.
Applicant and Student criminal and conviction policy and procedure
All students are required to inform the University of any relevant conditional cautions, criminal convictions or pending charges/investigations during their time as a student of the University.
Fitness to practice
The Fitness to Practise Procedure relates to professional misconduct and/or professional unsuitability of students whose professions are regulated by Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies.
Fitness to study
The Fitness to Study Policy is used when there are persistent concerns for a student’s mental health.
Personal Mitigating Circumstances (PMC)
If you have suffered from serious personal mitigating circumstances that are beyond your control and that have affected your ability to complete assessments, you can use the personal mitigating circumstances (PMC) form to advise the University of your circumstances.
Student disciplinary procedure
The Student Disciplinary Procedure is designed to allow the University to deal with allegations relating to student discipline or behaviour.