Academic Services

Student learning and support

Updates to student support related policies and regulations.

Assessment and Feedback Principles and Priorities

A reminder that the Assessment and Feedback Principles and Priorities, approved in September 2022, will be fully implemented in 2023/24.

Assessment and Feedback Principles and Priorities

Further information and ideas for implementation are available on the Teaching Matters blog feature linked below.

Teaching Matters: Assessment and Feedback Principles and Priorities Theme

New

The Student Support Framework provides guidelines on how student support should be delivered during the transitional year. It replaces the Academic and Pastoral Support Policy.

Updated

Academic Misconduct Procedures

The procedures for dealing with academic misconduct have been updated for cases which began on or after 18 September 2023. More information is available on our staff web pages:

Academic Misconduct

Accessible and Inclusive Learning Policy

Senate Education Committee has approved revisions to the Accessible and Inclusive Learning Policy. Universal Design becomes an explicit principle in the revised policy, as does inviting protected characteristic group students to be involved in teaching and assessment design and review. 

Code of Student Conduct

The Code of Student Conduct as been revised this year – the new Code applies for student conduct cases where investigation began on or after 16 January 2023. The more material changes relate to provision of greater clarity around the role of the Reporting Party in the student conduct process, and some changes to the Student Discipline Committee process. Summary of key changes listed below.

 Code of Student Conduct

Laigh Year Regulations

Amended to reflect the Student Support Model and current policy and practice.

Laigh Year Regulations

Lecture Recording Policy

Change to the Media Hopper Replay recording retention period.

Special Circumstances Policy

Amended to reflect the Student Support Model and current policy and practice.

Special Circumstances Policy

Student Partnership Agreement

More information on the Student Partnership Agreement is available on the Institute for Academic Development website.

Student Partnership Agreement

Support for Study

Amended to reflect changes in the Student Support Model and for clarification on what happens prior to a stage 2 student case conference.

Updated to reflect Student Support Model

The following have minor updates to reflect changes in the Student Support Model.

Authorised Interruption of Study

Authorised Interruption of Study Policy

Performance Sport Policy

Performance Sport Policy

Protection of Children and Protected Adults

Student Maternity and Parental Leave Policy

Student Maternity and Parental Leave Policy

Tutors and Demonstrators, Policy for recruitment, support and development

Undergraduate Progression Boards Policy

Undergraduate Progression Boards Policy

Virtual Classroom Policy

Withdrawal and Exclusion from Studies Procedure

Withdrawal and Exclusion from Studies Procedure

Coming soon

  • Updated International Student Attendance and Engagement Policy and Shared Academic Timetabling Policy reflect changes in the Student Support Model.