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Extenuating circumstances is the process of informing your School of circumstances that have affected you throughout the year. Depending upon the nature and severity of these circumstances your School may wish to take them into account when the Board of Examiners meet to decide what your progress decision should be.
Extenuating Circumstances - What to do when the unexpected happens and affects your studies
Students have the right to make representations against any progress decision that has a negative effect upon them.
Plagiarism is the act of a student claiming as his or her own, intentionally or by omission, work which was not done by that student.
During formal examinations you are expected to follow the written instructions on the paper and the oral instructions on the day by the senior invigilator. Failure to do so constitutes an exam irregularity.
The University requires students to conduct themselves in a reasonable and proper manner at all times, both on and off campus. The University can take action where a breach of its regulations relating to student conduct has occurred.
There may be a number of options you can consider if you are unhappy with your course or if need to take some time out. Want to change course, withdraw, leave of absence?
There is a process under which an official concern/complaint can be raised within the University.
Making a Complaint
You may experience problems with your supervisory team whilst at university. It is therefore important to know what your rights and responsibilities are as a part of your course.
(This is fairly different from problems with your tutor which is covered under making a complaint in general)