You may wish to seek impartial advice and support from the Students’ Union Advice Centre if you intend to apply for a progression extension.
6.1.1 We expect you to meet your progression submission deadlines. However, we understand that you may experience challenging personal or health-related circumstances at times during your studies and we offer a range of support services to help you deal with them.
6.1.2 Where long-term circumstances are impacting your studies, you should make full use of the advice and support available from the Student Wellbeing and Disability Services. If you disclose your circumstances to us, we may be able to make reasonable adjustments to support your studies via a Personal Learning Support Plan.
6.1.3 Where your circumstances cannot be resolved quickly or the support you need is beyond what our support services can reasonably provide, you may need to consider Interrupting your studies. You should read the section on Interrupting your studies and discuss this with the Students’ Union Advice Centre before making that decision.
6.1.4 However, if the disruption is minor, a short extension may be all that you need.
6.1.5 If you fail to submit your work without an approved extension or interruption in place, you will be failed for non-submission and administratively withdrawn from your programme.
6.2.1 We may allow you to apply for a progression extension of up to 4 weeks (8 weeks for part-time candidates) to manage unexpected periods of disruption for the following:
6.2.2 If your School grants a progression extension:
6.3.1 You can find full details of how to Apply for a progression extension on our website.