Appendix 24 – Revocation of Awards: 2019-20

Once made, Edge Hill University awards cannot be revoked aside from where there is proven academic malpractice. Appendix Two sets out the procedure to be followed in cases where academic malpractice, established after an award is made, requires that the award be revoked. Surprising Terms An award can be revoked once made where there is […]

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Appendix 23 – The Role of a Student’s Friend in Academic Conduct Procedures: 2019-20

Edge Hill University has a number of formal procedures relating to a student’s interaction with the University that involve meetings at which the student is allowed to be accompanied by a friend. Appendix 23 details the role of a student’s friend in the formal procedures noted within. Surprising Terms Normally, it is expected that a […]

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Appendix 22 – Academic Appeals Procedures: 2019-20

An academic appeal is a request for a review of a decision of an academic body charged with decisions on student progression, assessment and awards. This includes Assessment and Award Boards, Malpractice Panels and Fitness for Practice Panels. Appendix 22 provides an impartial process and a clear framework for dealing with student academic appeals. Surprising […]

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Appendix 20 – Certification of Awards: 2019-20

Appendix 20 details the regulations governing the certification of awards at Edge Hill University and encompass any printed verification of academic achievement or award issued by the University. Surprising Terms 2.2.7 is a critical term for students to be aware of The name that appears on the certificate is the full name that students are […]

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Appendix 18 – Operation of Criminal Conviction Panels: 2019-20

Edge Hill’s Academic Regulations stipulate that any student who is being investigated for or is convicted of a criminal offence during their programme of study must declare this in writing to the Academic Registrar. This will enable the University to make arrangements to assess whether or not there is any risk associated with the continued […]

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Appendix 13 – Foundation Degrees Progression to Honours: 2019-20

The Foundation Degree award is an end qualification within the national framework for Higher Education qualifications and is highly regarded in its own right.  It is however also intended as a progression route to honours degree and all programmes are developed with specified routes identified to achieve this, incorporating bridging programmes where necessary.  This appendix […]

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Appendix 12 – Assessment Boards Operation of Discretion: 2019-20

Appendix 12 details Edge Hill’s regulations governing the operation of discretion to be followed at all Progression and Award Boards. Surprising Terms There is a restriction on the number of reassessment opportunities available to students and the decision to offer a second reassessment opportunity is a Progression/Award Board discretion. Full time students are normally allowed […]

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