Policy sign-off and ownership details

Document name:

Regulations for Taught Students

Version Number:

V4.0

Equality Impact Assessment:

Yes

Approved by:

University Teaching and Learning Committee

Effective from:

01 August 2021

Date for Review:

Annually

Author:

Director of Registry

Owner (if different from above):

University Teaching and Learning Committee and University Research Committee

Location:

 https://www.hud.ac.uk/policies/registry/regs-taught/ 

Compliance Checks:

Completed 

Related Policies/Procedures:

 

 

Revision history

Version

Date

Revision description/Summary of

changes

Author

4.0

01 August 2021

Throughout the Regulations

  • The regulations have been updated to include numerical references for each paragraph to help easily identify areas.

Registry

4.0

01 August 2021

Our Student Charter

  • Updated with new SU President’s signature.

Registry

4.0  01 August 2021 

Community Code of Conduct

  • Addition of examples for definitions of bulling, harassment and sexual misconduct as per the OfS guidance.
 

4.0

01 August 2021

Glossary

  • Updated to include new definition of precautionary measures (used to be referred to as restriction)
  • Updated to include the terms Reporting and Responding Party in accordance with updates made in Section 12: Student Disciplinary

Registry

4.0

01 August 2021

Section 1: Important Information

  • Addition of ‘Allegations under the Regulations’ for Taught Students

Registry

4.0

01 August 2021

Section 2: International Student Information

  • All student visa information updated in line with immigration requirements.
Registry 
4.0 01 August 2021

Section 3: Student Finance

  • More clearly outlined the appeal process.
Registry 
4.0 01 August 2021

Section 5: Interrupting, Withdrawing, or Transferring from Studies

  • Addition of limited options for which point a student can return to their studies after interruption.
  • Outlined maximum period of registration.
Registry 
4.0 01 August 2021

Section 7: Conduct in Assessments

  • Clarification of student’s responsibility during online assessments.
Registry 
4.0 01 August 2021

Section 8: Consideration of Personal Circumstances

  • Updated title to encompass extensions in addition to extenuating circumstances.
  • Addition of self-certified extension requests in accordance with OiA recommendations.
  • Addition of extension procedure and regulation to provide clarity between that and ECs.
  • New section (8.12) on Assessments and ECs based on Religious Fasting and Religious Observances.
Registry 
4.0 01 August 2021

Section 9: Results Appeal

  • Updated wording for ‘request a review of a mark or grade’ procedure in line with the Regulations for Award.
Registry 
4.0 01 August 2021

Section 10: Academic Misconduct

  • Updated with some minor rewording
Registry 
4.0 01 August 2021

Section 11: Fitness to Practise

  • Inclusion of new precautionary measures section (used to be referred to as restriction) and more information regarding criminal proceedings.
Registry 
4.0 01 August 2021

Section 12: Student Disciplinary

  • Inclusion of new precautionary measures section (used to be referred to as restriction) and more information regarding criminal proceedings.
  • Addition of reporting party, responding party and witness information.
  • Addition of alternative reporting tools as per the OfS recommendation
  • Addition of classification of misconduct levels.
  • Clarity provided regarding the timeline of the procedure and evidence which can be submitted by the reporting party as part of the investigation.
Registry 
4.0 01 August 2021

Section 13: Student Complaints

  • Updated with some minor rewording 
Registry