Archive for the ‘Academic Registry’ Category

Helping our new students with queries

We have created a web page containing information that we hope will help you to answer any questions

Welcoming our new students to campus

This weekend our new students will be arriving on campus to begin their studies with us

Revision of Student Attendance Monitoring & Engagement policy

The policy now only applies to students on Tier 4 visas; much of the policy will be operated and monitored by the Compliance Team in the Academic Registry without the need for data on specific programmes to be provided by the Faculties/School

Useful info: Induction & Freshers' Week 2015

Information to help staff answer questions from new students

Confirmation helpline: 01225 430202

If callers try to confirm their places through departments, please refer them to the helpline: 01225 430202

No need to enter Clearing this year

We are one of the few universities to have filled all of our available places & will not be entering Clearing

Confirmation helpline – 01225 430202

Prospective students will be receiving their A level results this Thursday and we are expecting large volumes of telephone enquiries to our Confirmation helpline.

Confirmation & clearing: We need you!

Admissions needs volunteers. Could you help out on Thu 13 &/or Fri 14 August in our call centre?

Jemima Tabeart (Maths) wins Chancellor's Prize 2015

The Chancellor's Prize is awarded annually to the best final year undergraduate student on the basis of the student demonstrating academic excellence together with a contribution to the life, academic reputation and general work of the University.

Individual mitigating circumstances for exams

Guidance for staff about conditions which temporarily prevent students from undertaking assessment or significantly impair their performance in assessment.

Vacancy: Deputy Research Postgraduate Ombudsman

The role is for three years to work with the University's Research Postgraduate Ombudsman, Professor Mike Threadgill, in supporting and advising PGR students in difficulty.

Academic year shape remains the same

The current semester-based structure of our academic year is to stay as it is for 2016-17

Thanks for comments on initial academic year consultation

Thank you for all your contributions so far; we will now look carefully at this data.

Changing the shape of academic year

Please give your views in the consultation before the deadline of Fri 20 Feb

Consultation on shape of academic year

What do you think of the idea of moving away from semesters towards terms?

Individual mitigating circumstances for exams

Guidance for staff about conditions which temporarily prevent students from undertaking assessment or significantly impair their performance in assessment.

Should parents attend uni open days? Guardian

Mike Nicholson, our Director of Admissions, talks to the Guardian in an article about whether it helps for parents to accompany their children to open days.

Mike Nicholson joins the University

Welcome to Mike Nicholson who has joined us in the new role of Director of Student Recruitment & Admissions

Useful info: Induction & Freshers' Week

Information to help staff answer questions from new students

New policy - Study permission: verification of student identity

The Tier 4 sponsor guidance was updated in autumn 2013 to state explicitly that sponsors must ensure that all students have permission to be in the UK