The University of Wolverhampton

Policies and Regulations

Note to Staff: Please notify the Office of the University Secretary ( of any changes to the information linked to below. All links below open in a new window.

Academic Regulations

Undergraduate, Foundation, Taught Postgraduate and Professional Doctorate Regulations

see also: Undergraduate student guide for important information for new students 

University Assessment Handbook 2015-16 ver 2 (Word doc 102k)

University Performance Descriptors (PDF 421K, Downloads file) 

Postgraduate student guide for important information for new students

Research regulations (inc Research good practice and Research degree regulations) 
Recognition of Prior Learning Guidelines (PDF 141K, Downloads file)
Code of Practice for the University of Wolverhampton Students' Union (links to page) or download policy as PDF (PDF 45K, Downloads file)
 Degrees, diplomas and certificates - see Bye-Law 5 at the bottom of the page
Ethical Principles (PDF 67K, Downloads file)
Examinations: Instructions to Invigilators (Word doc 101k)
Examination Regulations for Students (PDF 82K, Downloads file)

Regulations and Procedure for Academic Misconduct 2015 (PDF 159K, Downloads file)

Procedure for Management of Viva (PDF 86K, Downloads file)
Regulations and procedure for academic appeals (PDF 286K, Downloads file)
Policy on Maintaining Academic Integrity (June 2015) (PDF 152K, Downloads file)
Fitness to Practise Policy and Procedure (PDF 167K, Downloads file)
Representation of student concerns - see Bye-Law 2 at the bottom of the page
Student registration and the provision of educational and other services at the University - see Bye-Law 4 at the bottom of the page
Students' Union Membership Terms and Conditions (Byelaw 1) (PDF 38K, Downloads file)
Students with disabilities - links to the Student Enabling Centre
University Examinations (PDF 100K, Downloads file) ‐ Guidelines for staff
Advice on Providing References for Students (PDF 50K, Downloads file)Advice on Providing References for Students (PDF 50K, Downloads file)
Student Voice Policy (PDF 338K, Downloads file)

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Corporate Compliance
University Logo and Brand Guidelines 2014 (PDF 3,820K, Downloads file)

Corruption and Anti-Bribery Policy (PDF 76K, Downloads file)

Hospitality and gift declaration form (PDF 37K, Downloads file)

Conflict of Interest Policy (PDF 78K, Downloads file) (PDF 78K, Downloads file)
Copyright (PDF 25K, Downloads file)
CRB: Handling of CRB Certificate Information (PDF 28K, Downloads file)
CRB: Staff protocol for handling student CRB disclosures and information  (PDF 27K, Downloads file)
Data Protection Policy February 2015 (PDF 76K, Downloads file)
Data Protection Subject Access Request (link) 
Data Protection: Subject access request form (link)
Privacy and data protection explained
Guidance for dealing with the death of a member of the University community (PDF 121K, Downloads file)

Declaration of Interests Policy (PDF 57K, Downloads file)

Declaration of Interests Form - Governor (PDF 51K, Downloads file)

Declaration of Interests Form - Staff (PDF 51K, Downloads file)

Delegation Schedule (PDF 170K, Downloads file) 
Document retention schedule  (PDF 123K, Downloads file)
Freedom of Information (FOI) request procedure (forwards to Freedom of Information pages) - provides guidance on Freedom of Information requests and processes
FOI request form
Freedom of Information Complaints (link)
Advice of the Information Commissioner on the disclosure of Research Data under (PDF 231K, Downloads file)
foi_charges.pdf (PDF 26K, Downloads file)
Fraud Policy (PDF 69K, Downloads file)
Freedom of speech (PDF 41K, Downloads file) - for more information on Freedom of Speech please see the FOS page
Intellectual Property policy and procedures (PDF 395K, Downloads file)
Incident reporting (PDF 25K, Downloads file) and accident reporting
Public Interest Disclosure Policy July 2015 (PDF 47K, Downloads file)
Safeguarding Policy (PDF 137K, Downloads file)
Taking images and recordings on University property and at University events (PDF 26K, Downloads file)
Corporate Fundraising Policy (PDF 56K, Downloads file)  



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Individual Conduct
Complaints procedure (PDF 175K, Downloads file)  

Student Complaint Form (Word doc 110k)  Group Student Complaint Form (Word doc 120k)   Non-student complaint form (Word doc 97k)

Admissions Complaints Procedure (Word doc 454k)

Applicant Complaint Form (Word doc 65k) Group Applicant Complaint Form (Word doc 62k)

ind_cond_others.pdf (PDF 18K, Downloads file)
Extensions - Guidelines for students (PDF 124K, Downloads file)
Extenuating Circumstances – Guidance for students (PDF 66K, Downloads file)
Leave of Absence Guidelines (PDF 159K, Downloads file)
Student conduct - see Bye-Law 3 at the bottom of the page

Student Code of Conduct and Disciplinary Procedure (PDF 125K, Downloads file)

Student Disruptive Behaviour Guidance 2015 (PDF 157K, Downloads file)

Unfair discrimination, harrassment and bullying


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Use of Facilities
Acceptable use of IT facilities (PDF 299K, Downloads file) (opens in new window)
Accident investigation guidance & Accident report form (staff only) - see Health & Safety pages
Closure of the University or a Campus in abnormal circumstances (PDF 67K, Downloads file)
Accommodation Licence Agreement Conditions of Residence 2013-14 (PDF 882K, Downloads file) and Accommodation Price Guide 2014-15 (PDF 96K, Downloads file)
Cookies policy - links to University cookies page
Ethical Investments policy (PDF 106K, Downloads file) 
Using IT resources - for regulatory guidelines and legislation see Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (PDF 423K, Downloads file)
Exclusion of liability for personal property (PDF 22K, Downloads file)
Fairtrade Policy (PDF 79K, Downloads file)
Identity cards (policy is being updated)
its_info_security_policy.pdf (PDF 298K, Downloads file) - see also personal responsibilities for electronic information security
Learning Centre use (PDF 196K, Downloads file)


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Equal Opportunities and Human Resources
Disability Equality Scheme
Equal Opportunities web pages
Equal Opportunities policy (PDF - 133k)
Race equality policy (on old site)
Human Resources policies (staff only)


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Health and Safety
Health and Safety web pages (staff only)

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Tuition Fees
Tuition, Registration and Residential Fees Academic Year 2014/2015 (PDF 376K, Downloads file)
Tuition, Registration and Residential Fees - Academic Year 2013/2014 (PDF 372K, Downloads file)
Fees_Booklet_New_Entrants_2012-13.pdf (PDF 348K, Downloads file) (PDF - 352 k - opens in new window)
Fees_Booklet_Continuing_Students_2012-13.pdf (PDF 317K, Downloads file) (PDF - 322 k - opens in new window)

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University Bye-laws


Bye Law 1 - Appointments and Elections to Membership of Academic Board (PDF 32K, Downloads file)

Bye-Law 2: Representation of student concerns (PDF 18K, Downloads file)
Bye-Law 3: Student Conduct (PDF 17K, Downloads file) 
Bye Law 4: Registration of Students (PDF 32K, Downloads file)
Bye Law 5 - Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates (PDF 85K, Downloads file)
Bye-law no. 6: Exams and other assessments (PDF 19K, Downloads file)


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Staff-Only Documents
Confidential waste removal (PDF 26K, Downloads file)
Facilities Service Desk (FACTS) (PDF 24K, Downloads file)
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (Word doc 54k)
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Collection request (Word doc 46k)
Disclaimer and copyright


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