University policies and procedures

This page contains links to those policies, procedures and associated guidance that apply across the University. It therefore aims to provide a reference guide to such information housed on departmental webpages.

This page is managed by Helen Johnstone, University Secretary and Clerk to the Board of Governors, based on information from departments. Queries relating to potentially missing information, or to broken links, etc. should be addressed to Queries about the policies, procedures or guidance themselves should be addressed directly to the author, where known.    

New or revised policies and procedures should align with the Guidance on Developing Policies and Procedures and Guidance on Making a Document Accessible. 


Academic Appeals Procedure

Access Control Code of Practice
Admissions Policy
Adverse Weather Policy
Alleged Academic Misconduct - Procedures for Investigating
Appointment of Professors Policy and Procedure
Apprenticeships: Employers Complaint Policy & Procedure
Assessment: Policy and Procedures on Inclusive Assessment 
Assessment Policy 



CCTV Policy
Complaints Procedure (Students) 
Course Closure, Suspension and Significant Change - Policy and Procedure
Course Management Committees Policy  
Curriculum Design Policy


Data Protection Policy
Data Protection Breach Notification Procedure
Debt Management Policy (Students)
Discipline (staff) Policy
Procedure for Managing Disclosure and Barring Service Checks
Document Retention Guidance


Email: Guidance on Email Best Practice
Employers Complaint Policy & Procedure re Apprenticeships
Policy on the Recruitment and Employment of People with Criminal Records
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy statement 

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion objectives

External Examiners - Regulations for the Appointment of


Fitness to Practise Procedure
Fraud Policy
Freedom of Information Policy
Freedom of Speech (Code of Practice)


Gifts, Hospitality & Bribery Prevention Policy


Harassment and Bullying (Dealing with)

Hardware Policy
Health and Safety Policy
Health and Safety Risk Assessment


ICT Regulations
Induction (staff) - Please log in to the Staff Blackboard page for Induction Modules
Information Security Policy
Information Classification Handling
International Mobility Policy (Staff)
International Mobility Policy (Students)



Marketing and Publicity Materials (Approval of by Collaborative Partnerships): Policy
Mitigating Circumstances: Procedure 
Module Evaluation Policy



Peer Supported Review of Teaching

Personal Academic Tutoring Policy
Personal Academic Tutoring: Guidance
Placement and Work-based Learning Policy 
Plagiarism Policy (Procedure for Investigating Alleged Cheating)
Prevent Duty (Code of Practice on the Freedom of Speech)

Prevention of Sexual Misconduct and Sexual Harassment

Progress Weeks Policy            



Recruitment of Students with Criminal Convictions
Refund and Compensation Policy

Relationships at Work Policy
Research Degrees - Regulatory Framework

Resolution Procedure (Staff)
Responding to Allegations of Abuse/Neglect - Guidance linked to Safeguarding 
Risk Management Policy


Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy - Risk Assessment Example

Student Attendance Policy
Student Charter
Student Debt Management Policy
Student Disciplinary Procedures
Student Emergency Contact Opt-In procedure
Student Refund and Compensation Policy
Student Transfer Policy
Sustainability Policy


Taught Courses Regulatory Framework
Tuition Fee Policy
Turnitin Policy


Whistleblowing Policy
Work-related Travel Policy