Exclusions and Appeals process (non-academic): To become and remain a fully registered student of the University Of Portsmouth, students are required to complete a number of registration processes and uphold all regulations. Failure to do so can result in Withdrawal of Services followed by Exclusion. If you feel there has been a mistake students should follow the Exclusions and Appeals Policy Procedures
Student Engagement and Attendance Monitoring policy: On campus students are expected to attend and engage with ALL timetabled teaching sessions unless they have an authorised absence. The Policy outlines the University’s approach to monitor student engagement and attendance and their approach to identifying students who require additional support, evidenced by attendance records.
Allegations of Misconduct in Research: This Policy sets out a framework for the investigation and resolution of allegations of misconduct in research. It explains what constitutes misconduct in research, how concerns about research conduct can be raised, and what procedures will be followed in the event that an allegation of research misconduct is received.
Guidance for supporting students who are pregnant or have children Policy: Pregnant students will be given as much support as practical to be able to complete their studies. Any partners involved in the pregnancy will be given flexibility regarding their studies. These guidelines apply to instances of adoption as well.
Guidance for Student Carers Policy: Students who are carers will be given support and given availability to discuss options with a member of staff of their choice, as well as given flexibility with their studies. The appropriate support services are also made available to Student Careers
Standalone Policy: The University has signed the Standalone Pledge, and is committed to helping students who are estranged from their parents. The University understand that often estranged students experience additional challenges and as such have developed an additional package of assistance, including financial, housing and wellbeing.
Gender Identity and Expression policy: This Policy sets out the commitment of the University of Portsmouth to adhering to the Equality Act 2010 in relation to Gender Reassignment, and to the inclusion of all students and staff irrespective of how they choose to define themselves with regard to their gender identity.Students are encouraged to raise questions relating to gender identity and to report any issues or concerns they may have.
Religion and Belief Policy: This Policy document sets out the University’s commitment to adhering to the Equality Act 2010 in
relation to religion and belief. It sets out the responsibilities of everyone in ensuring due regard to supporting staff and students.Students are encouraged to raise questions relating to religion and belief and to report any issues or concerns they may have.
Student Drugs and alcohol policy: This Policy is part of a University and Students’ Union approach that promotes a safe and
supportive environment in which to study and work. The overarching premise is one of support and education, focusing on making healthy choices, setting a framework of acceptable and responsible behaviour, and the action that may be taken in the event of a breach of acceptable and responsible behaviour. It applies to students in circumstances where there is a risk to themselves or others, or where their conduct or quality of work affects others or the reputation of the University or Students’ Union.