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This page holds all our student-facing policies and regulations including those related to your academic experience and also your wider university life. Please note that these are our standard regulations and policies and so you should also refer to your programme documentation where any non-standard regulations will be explained.
If you have any queries how any of these policies or regulations apply to you, you can seek advice from the Union of Kingston Students at email@example.com or speak to your personal tutor or course leader.
If any employee or worker of the University wishes to report any concerns or issues with the implementation of any of the University's policies or regulations they should refer to the University's Whistleblowing Policy.
Accessible documents: Please contact the Information Centres (in each campus library) or the Union of Kingston Students' Advice Centre if you find any aspect of these regulations difficult to understand or if you need an accessible version.
For a full list of student polices and regulations, please browse our academic and non-academic policies and regulations.
Condition of enrolment
All students should read, accept and agree to abide by the regulations outlined in GR1 as it forms a part of your contract with the University.
We aim to provide excellent and supportive learning environments and high standards of service. While we don't expect things to go wrong, we accept that sometimes things do.
Let us know as soon as you can if you experience an issue.
The University wishes to be fair to all its students and recognises that there may be significant factors that can have an adverse effect on students' performance in assessments.
Find out how we can support you.
We regularly review our policies and regulations to make sure that these continue to be in the best interests of our students and continue to safeguard our academic standards.
Find out what has changed for 2022/2023.
|GR1||General Student Regulations 2022/23 (PDF)|
|GR1||Appendix 1 - Student Code of Conduct (PDF)|
|GR1b||Changes to your enrolment status, interruption or withdrawal|
|GR2||Student Complaints Procedure|
|GR3||Student Conduct and Behaviour Procedure|
|GR4a||Fitness to practise (student conduct) 2022/23 (PDF)|
|GR4b||Fitness to practise (student health and disability) 2022/23 (PDF)|
|GR5||Changes to academic provision – communication with students and applicants 2022/23 (PDF)|
|GR6||Student Protection Plan Reviewed April 2022 (PDF)|
|AR1||Awards of the University 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AR2||Undergraduate regulations 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AR3||Postgraduate regulations 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AR4||Research regulations 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AR5||Mitigating circumstances and extensions regulations|
|AR6||Academic misconduct – taught courses 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AR7||Academic misconduct – research degrees 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AR8 and AR9||Academic appeals|
|AR10||Degree Apprenticeship Regulations 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AR11||Honorary awards 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AR12||Conduct of examinations regulations 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AR13||Professional doctorate regulations – Doctor of Education (EdD) 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AR14||Student mobility 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AR16||Exceptional arrangements (force majeure) 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AP1||Admissions Policy 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AP2||Student Pregnancy, Maternity and Becoming a Parent during Study Policy 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AP3||Academic Quality and Standards Policy 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AP4||Audio recording of lectures by students 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AP5||Placement Learning Policy 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AP6a||Academic Flexibility – Sporting Activities 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AP6b||Academic Flexibility – Arts and Culture 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AP8||Timetabled Student Activity Cancellation Policy 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AP10||Examinations Scheduling Policy 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AP11||Religion and Belief 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AP12||Timetabling and Scheduling 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AP13||Student Transfer Policy 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AP14||Fairness in Assessment 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AG2||University Level Descriptors 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AG3a||Plagiarism – A Staff Guide 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AG3b||Plagiarism – A Student Guide 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AG4||Guide to Good Research Practice 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AG5||Provision of Academic References for Students 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AG7||University Grade Descriptors 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AG8||Procedures for dealing with misconduct in research staff 2022/23 (PDF)|
|AG10||Trailing credit Guidance and FAQs for Students 2022-23 (PDF)|