Student Code of Conduct

1. This Code of Conduct and the related Disciplinary Procedure are intended to provide fair procedures for maintaining reasonable behaviour by students while they are enrolled with the University.

2. Students are expected to behave in accordance with the University's Rules and Regulations, and in particular in respect of:

  • Academic Regulations
  • Health and Safety
  • Equal Opportunities
  • All University facilities including teaching facilities, residences, car parks, sports facilities, learning centres, computing services, laboratories, workshops, studios, transport and catering areas
  • The requirements of Professional Bodies.

3. It is the responsibility of all students to ensure that they are aware of any such regulations or standards and to adhere to them. If there is cause for concern over a student behaving in an unacceptable way the student will be subject to the Disciplinary Procedure.

4. Any behaviour which infringes the University's policies, rules or regulations, causes distress to individuals, or disruption or disturbance in the learning or social environments of the University, is unacceptable, and may be subject to disciplinary procedures.

5. The Student Charter describes the University's commitment to its students and its expectations of students in return.

6. In any situation, in any part of the University or when involved in any University activities such as placements, research projects, internships, field trips, social events or sporting tours, the University expects that:

  • Students behave with good sense, behave with consideration towards others and respect their differences and take care in the use of the University's facilities or services
  • Students will not interfere with the normal working of the University or any of its facilities or services nor bring the University into disrepute by any of their actions.

7. If a student feels s/he is a victim of inappropriate or unacceptable behaviour s/he has the right to use the University's Complaints and/or Grievance Procedures.