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"Rules and Regulations" 6 SubCategories 30 FAQs
Recognition of Prior Learning and UK Credit Transfer Where do I find the Appeals and Complaints procedures? How do I access the personal information BU holds about me? I will miss my lecture / exam / assignment deadline as I am sick. What should I do? What are the Environmental Information Regulations? Does BU have a Data Protection Policy? Where can I find the Assessment Regulations for my course?
I have been invited to attend an Academic Offences hearing. What should I do? I am not happy with the outcome of an Academic Offences hearing. Can I appeal? How can I find out more information about Academic Offences?
Accreditation of Prior Learning
How do I access the personal information BU holds about me? What are the Environmental Information Regulations? What is the Freedom of Information Act? Does BU have a Data Protection Policy?
I am ill and cannot attend uni today - what do I need to do? I am having problems coping with demands of the course due to personal circumstances. What can I do? I need to return to my home country due to a personal problem. What should I do? Where can I find the Mitigating Circumstances Policy and Procedure? How will I know if my mitigating circumstances have been successful? Who should I send my mitigating circumstances to? Do I need to submit evidence for my mitigating circumstances? I believe I have mitigating circumstances. Is there a process I can follow? What are mitigating circumstances? I will miss my lecture / exam / assignment deadline as I am sick. What should I do? Why have I received a non-attendance letter? How do I get an extension for my assignment? How do I access support for my assignments whilst working/on Placement?