The University is committed to supporting student achievement and facilitating full student engagement with their studies. The University's approach to learning places high value on the active engagement of all students with their peers, teaching staff and other external/professional experts. The University recognises that a high level of attendance contributes significantly to academic achievement, retention, progression, and the successful completion of the course. It also contributes to the enhancement of the quality of the learning experience and the development of core skills such as teamwork and professional communication and behaviour. It is therefore essential that all students take responsibility for their learning by engaging fully with their course and that as a minimum should:
Some courses may have specific attendance requirements because of Professional Statutory and Regulatory Body and/or other statutory or contractual requirements and these will be specified in relevant course documentation.
Approved by Academic Board, April 2014