As a student at Edge Hill University, studying on either an undergraduate degree or a post-graduate taught award, you will be bound by a number of Regulations, Rules, Codes, Conditions and Policies and agree to comply with the provisions of them. This page provides details of and links to all the Regulations, Rules, Codes, Conditions and Policies that form part of the terms of your agreement with the University.  They are organised into key themes to assist you in navigating them.  The themes are as follows:

  • Academic matters
  • Admissions
  • Complaints
  • Financial matters
  • IT
  • Student Conduct
  • Student Welfare
  • General

Within each theme, you will find an overview of Regulations, Rules, Codes, Conditions and Policies, a copy of the relevant Regulations, Rules, Codes, Conditions and Policies and a list of any surprising terms that you need to be aware of.  In accepting any offer of a place with us and when you commence your programme of study, you are agreeing to comply with the provisions these Regulations, Rules, Codes, Conditions and Policies.

The Regulations, Rules, Codes, Conditions and Policies published are relevant to the Academic Year 2015/16 and were correct at the date of publication. The University’s Regulations, Rules, Codes, Conditions and Policies may on occasions be adjusted to reflect changes in legislation and external guidelines or as the result of the University’s experience and views on best practice. Any proposed changes will be subject to consultation with the Edge Hill Students Union in line with the University Student Communication Plan.  No changes will be made to Terms and Conditions which are considered detrimental to students. Updates will take place on an annual basis and will be published in the September of each academic session. A briefing note for students will be provided to outline any changes and this page will always display an accurate version of the Regulations, Rules, Codes, Conditions and Policies.

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Academic

Areas covered within the Academic Regulations that relate to the student experience include

  • Enrolment and Attendance
  • Assessment, Reassessment and Condonement
  • Academic Malpractice
  • Progression
  • Award Classification
  • Results and Appeals
  • Certification
  • Deferring, Suspending or Repeating Study
  • Academic and Professional Exclusion

Financial Matters

You must be aware of and abide by the University’s Policies and Regulations in relation to Student financial matters.  The following Regulations, Rules, Codes, Conditions and Policies relate to student finance:

  • The University Tuition Fees Policy Statement and Tuition Fee regulations;
  • The University Student Debt policy;
  • The Student Advance policy;
  • Credit control and debt management procedures.
The University’s Tuition Fee Policy and Regulations sets out the operating framework for the application of tuition fees for University programmes and courses for all students.  The document provides clarification on payment dates, arrangements to pay and sanctions for non-payment.  The Regulations also reference any fee remission available for the academic session and eligibility criteria and clarify any fee liability for students who withdraw or intercalate from their studies.

IT

By accessing our services you agree to the Edge Hill Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) and the Information Security Policy. All users should ensure they are familiar and comply with the University Acceptable Use Policy and Information Security Policy.

Student Conduct

You must be aware of and abide by the University’s disciplinary regulations and codes of conduct.  The following Regulations, Rules, Codes, Conditions and Policies relate to student conduct:

  • Student Code of Practice;
  • Student Bullying and Harassment Policy;
  • Policy and Code of Practice on Freedom of Speech;
  • Operation of Criminal Conviction Panels (Appendix 11 to the Academic Regulations);
  • Professional Review Procedures;
You are expected to be familiar with the full regulations and observe the rules.  You should be aware that breach of those regulations may result in the University taking disciplinary action which may result in you being suspended or excluded from your studies.

Student Welfare

The University ‘Fitness to Study policy’ is detailed in Appendix 33 of the Academic Regulations.  This procedure would be used by the University where the University has concerns about your ability to study.  It is designed to be an open and supportive framework for dealing with a situation where a student’s health, wellbeing or behaviour could have a detrimental impact on their own or others ability to progress and function.  In exceptional cases, the Universities duty of care to you and all other students may require us to remove a student from the University.

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