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Academic Advice

The Students’ Union provides impartial advice to any students who need support with any University policy/regulation. We’re not a University department, and that means our advice is completely independent. If you don’t know the exact process that relates to your circumstances, just answer these quick questions and we’ll direct you to the right place. If…

Academic Integrity

Academic Integrity refers to the Universities policy on suspected academic misconduct. There are two stages to the Academic Integrity process within the University: the preliminary Interview/Discussion stage and the Panel stage. Normally students will only need to attend the first stage. Only the most severe or complex cases will progress to the second stage. The process…

Academic Appeals

Need more help or advice? Can’t find the answer to your question? What is an academic appeal?​ You can make an academic appeal to change an academic decision made by the University, such as the decision to terminate your course or the outcome of an exam or assessment.  Other decisions that can be appealed include: penalties for…

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Looking for Advice?

Our academic advice pages provide information on all University student-facing Regulations, and provide you with comprehensive guides on each of the relevant processes, such as Academic Appeals and Extenuating Circumstances.  Our Advice team at the Union can also discuss your particular circumstances with you and can arrange appointments to talk through anything in more detail….

University Disciplinaries

Need more help or advice? Can’t find the answer to your question? If you have received an allegation that you have broken one of the University’s codes of conducts, policies or regulations, then you are likely to be undergoing the University’s Disciplinary Process. The University processes these allegations differently depending on the severity of the…

Support to Study

What does ‘Support to Study’ mean? The University may call a Support to Study meeting or panel if they think that your health may be having an impact on your studies, meaning that you are not reaching your full potential on your course. When the University have concerns that your health, usually either your physical…

Fitness to Practise

What does ‘Fit to Practise’ mean? Fitness to Practice procedures only apply to students who are studying programmes that lead to a related profession e.g. students in Health and Social Care, Psychology or the Vet School. The University has its own disciplinary procedures but when a student is studying on a professional related course they…