FREE, INDEPENDENT ACADEMIC ADVICE and SUPPORT
At some point, you may find yourself on the receiving end of the University's Student Disciplinary Procedure (Available below).
If the University believes you have committed one of the offences listed in this procedure, then it may begin an investigation. Should you find yourself in this situation, bear in mind that you have the right to independent support and we can provide that for free!
You can read more from the University about disciplinaries here.
You do not have the right to demand that another student or member of University staff is disciplined. It is at the University's discretion to invoke this procedure. This is much like calling the police - you don't have the right to force the police to arrest someone!
If the situation involves a criminal offence, the principles outlined in the document below apply.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE FACING A DISCIPLINARY
- The disciplinary process starts with an investigation. The result of this investigation determines if the disciplinary is taken further.
- Think about whether you would like to appeal If so, read the above policies to be clear of the process. and what your rights and responsibilities are.
- Begin to gather evidence. Remember that it's difficult to prove something without proof!
- Pay attention to any stipulations placed on you during the investigation. You may well be suspended from campus. If this is the case. exceptions can often be made so that you are able to meet with our Academic Caseworker.
- Book an appointment with the Advice Service with the form below for support with preparation. evidence gathering, and at any meetings you may attend.
BOOK AN APPOINTMENT WITH AN ACADEMIC CASE WORKER
Open Monday, Wednesday & Friday
Please Note: All advice appointments are currently being offered online, by phone or by email. Due to the high volume of cases at the moment, the advice service is at capacity. We are still accepting cases but will be prioritising time-sensitive cases until further notice.