Student Terms and Conditions

This page covers information on our University Policies and Regulations. The Key Aspects factsheet is designed to provide you with a summary of our Policies and Regulations, but please read the full set of Academic and Student Regulations before commencing your studies.

Please take the time to read our Key Aspects of the University’s Student Terms and Conditions and Student Terms and Conditions document.

  • All students at the University need to agree to the following Terms and Conditions when they pre-enrol. Please take the time to read the information below.

    Statement of Principle

    The University, as an institution of education, exists as a community for the acquisition and advancement of knowledge, skills and understanding. Our Student and Academic Regulations are designed to protect the rights of all members of the community, whether staff or students, to participate freely in the purposes of the institution, both formally and informally.

    Student responsibilities

    All students are expected to conduct themselves with due regard for their own legal responsibilities as students of the University as an Institution of Higher Education and to conduct themselves so as to preserve and enhance its good name and reputation. All students are expected to be aware of and comply with:

    You can download and print off our Key Aspects of the University’s Policies and Regulations document for your reference. All students are required to register for each successive year or other relevant part of the programme. All students are required to keep the university up to date with changes to any of their contact details; including:

    • email address
    • term time address
    • home address
    • phone numbers (landline and mobile, where these exist)
    • next of kin details

    Please contact the Student Information Desk to make these changes.

    Declarations

    This is the declaration that students must agree to at the end of pre-enrolment:

    I certify that to the best of my knowledge the information I am submitting is complete and accurate. I agree to abide by the Rules and Regulations of the University of Northampton as amended from time to time and to observe the Student Partnership Agreement (see Policies, Procedures and Guidelines)

    I understand that from time to time, changes may need to be made to the programme I am enrolling on.

    I understand that an electronic record will be created as a result of submitting this pre-enrolment and give permission for staff of the University of Northampton (and associated providers where appropriate) to access and process any information held in relation to my studies. I agree to the processing of my personal data as outlined in the previous statement.

    I confirm that I have received sufficient information about my programme of study, in relation to:

    • career opportunities
    • the costs involved including any additional charges e.g. studio levies or field trips
    • the time involved
    • the requirements of the programme, to enable me to make an informed choice of programme

    I confirm that my name is spelt correctly and will be used by the University on any certificate or transcript in respect of my programme of study.

    I agree to pay for any tuition fees for which I am assessed and properly invoiced (subject to any contribution I may receive from the Students Loans Company) in accordance with the Policy and Payment schedules as laid down by the Institution. I understand that failure to do so may result in referral to an external debt collection agency in which event I will be liable for any collection costs incurred.

  • Student handbooks

    The Student Handbooks provide the most critical information within our Regulations and Policies. We encourage you to read the handbooks appropriate to your level of study. The handbooks are available to download for your convenience.

  • Student regulations

    Every course has a set of regulations that you will need to adhere to. Please view the Regulations that are applicable to your year of entry.

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