University and study issues
The SRC Advice Centre can offer advice and information on a number of University or study issues, whether you want to appeal against an exam grade or complain about an aspect of your course we can help.
Worried about preparing for your exams? What items are not allowed in exams? What if you are ill? Here are a few pointers.
Guide to Academic Appeals
You can appeal by letter against various decisions that affect your study if you believe you have grounds for appeal.
If you have received a summons for jury service, but are struggling to spare the time because of coursework deadlines, you may be able to apply to be excused.
Progress after the re-sits
If you’ve just received your re-sit results and haven’t done as well as you’d hoped don’t lose all faith just yet! In almost all cases (for undergraduates) your situation will now be reviewed by your School’s Progress Committee.
Guide to Effective Complaining
Are you unhappy with some aspect of your course? Has the University failed to follow its procedures in some way? Or has a member of staff or another student behaved inappropriately towards you? A complaint may be an effective way to address the problem.
Bullying and Harassment
Being bullied or harassed is bad for your health and your studies, and the SRC and the University take it seriously.
Late submission of coursework
If life has conspired against you to prevent you from meeting an essay deadline don’t despair, the University has a late submission policy that may be able to grant you an extension.
The SRC can give you advice if you have been accused of plagiarism, which is the offence of passing off someone else’s work as your own. Plagiarism is something the University considers a very serious breach of discipline, and it is important that you know what it is and what might happen if you are accused of it.
Student Support Policies
Expecting a baby or have caring responsibilities, and wondering how you will manage your studies as well? Find out more about how the University can support you in these situations.
Student Conduct Procedures
If you have allegedly breached the University regulations in some way and student conduct procedures against you have begun, the SRC can advise and support you.