The Students' Union provides free, independent and impartial advice and support on all student facing regulations.
Before you make an appointment with one of our team, you will need to read through the guidance on the page relevant to the advice you need as this will help you to make the most of your appointment.
Extenuating Circumstances: January Exams
We are running EC drop in's throughout the January exam period: 13th - 31st January
The Hive, 10am - 12pm: Monday's Wednesday's and Friday's
Vet School, 12.30-3pm: Wednesday 14th & 29th Jan
Health Sciences (Kate Granger), 12.30 - 3pm: Wednesday 22nd Jan
Need more help? Email us
If you have read the below informaiton and the FAQs and still need support, we are more than happy to help. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. It is helpful if you provide us with as much information as possible regarding your case, what happened, when it happened and what outcome/support you are seeking.
Please note that due to the high volume of students we support, we will respond to your email within two working days, although we do try and respond as soon as possible.
Please select the process you would like advice on from the list below or via the tabs under 'Advice' at the top of the page.
What support we offer:
Explain the process you are going through and help you to navigate the University's regulations. Read draft statements for appeals or panels etc. Read evidence you intend to submit to support your case. Accompany you to meetings.
What we are unable to do:
Make your case for you. Contact external parties on your behalf (such as doctors or employers). Speak on your behalf in a panel or meeting. Provide legal advice.
I have to attend an Academic Integrity Interview
I have to attend an Academic Misconduct Panel
I want to appeal a fine or penalty from a warden or other authorised person
I want to make a Complaint against the University
I have to attend a Disciplinary Panel
I want to apply for Extenuating Circumstances
I have to attend a Fitness to Practise meeting
I have to attend a Fitness to Study meetings
I have been given a Managed Exclusion Order