During your time at University, you may experience academic difficulties. This can include a variety of problems such as technical difficulties or illness during submission and/or exams time, or issues relating to academic malpractice.
We provide advice on these issues and specific guidance on mitigating circumstance applications, appeal applications, academic malpractice proceedings, and the complaints procedure.
Please browse the following academic advice pages to get specific information on each of these procedures, and please feel welcome to get in touch as soon as issues occur for further advice and guidance.
You can also find a helpful guide on what to do when things go wrong, which provides further details regarding these academic procedures:
Download the What to do When Things Go Wrong – Procedure Diagrams.
Download the What to do When Things Go Wrong – Narrative Guide.
In addition, you can find a copy of the University’s General Academic Regulations and Manual of Policies and Procedure, alongside other helpful literature on our University Key Documents page.
In view of the many challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, you can find the latest information and advice on our page dedicated to our page with information relating to the University’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Some of these changes may relate to applications and processes, such as self-certification for deferral, mitigating circumstance, and appeal applications. Should you be unsure, please get in touch and we will be able to clarify your next best steps.