UCA Budget

, May 1, 2019

DEFEND YOUR STUDENT EXPERIENCE As you might have heard, UCA is planning to reduce its spending by around £5m in the 19/20 academic year. We want to represent your views to the university once they are available. It’s important we hear from as many students as possible so we know how you think you might […]

Mitigating Circumstances

, October 6, 2016

MITIGATING CIRCUMSTANCES Circumstances may arise for students whilst studying that are beyond their control and may affect performance or result in a loss of attendance. In these cases you can apply for Mitigating Circumstances. With no effect on grades, you can get some extra time to complete the work. If you believe that your work […]

Resits & Retakes

, July 9, 2013

RESITS AND RETAKES   WHAT IS THE PASS MARK? An overall unit mark of 40%+ constitutes a Pass. A mark of 0-39.99% is considered a Fail. I GOT LESS THAN 40% — WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS? Credit can be “retrieved” from a failed unit by either ‘Resit (PG and UG students) or ‘Retake’ (UG students […]

Academic Appeals

, June 21, 2013

ACADEMIC APPEALS An academic appeal is a request to overturn or change a decision of a Board of Examiners in respect of your assessment outcome. They’re  investigated in accordance with the University’s Academic Appeal Regulations.  All appeals must be made using the Academic Appeal Form (AAF 1).The regulation, guidance and form can be found on the […]