Policy and Guidance
These pages contain information on graduate policies that should be observed by all students, staff, institutions, degree committees, examiners and other groups of the University concerned with graduate study, in addition to general guidance on the University and the Board's expectations.
Please note that in all text under this section, departments, faculties and institutes are collectively referred to as "institutions".
All students and staff should be familiar with the Statutes and Ordinances, which outline a series of regulations that will affect your time at the University. This section provides supplementary guidance on selected sections of the Statutes and Ordinances specifically relating to graduate studies.
There are some national laws that govern the University's practice on areas including data protection and freedom of information. Find out how these affect you as a graduate student or staff member.
Policies of the University play a vital role in managing the quality of information produced by members of the University. Find the Board's Code of Practice for graduate students, information on plagiarism, feedback and evaluation mechanisms, and the impact of national education authorities.
Every person who has a role to play in graduate studies should be aware of what their roles are, and the mutual expectations of others. Find guidance on the roles of everyone during the admissions process, and key administrative roles in graduate studies at the University.
Information about University policy on staff and student welfare, including student support services and what students can do if they encounter a welfare related problem while undertaking their studies.