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Conduct and disciplinary procedures

Residents, individually or collectively, may be subject to disciplinary measures if they breach the University's published disciplinary regulations and are charged with acts of misconduct or gross misconduct. The disciplinary regulations can be found within the terms of residency.

Terms of residency

In addition, the University and its officers reserve the right to issue verbal cautions, written cautions and/or final written cautions to students who are in breach of the terms of residency.

The following are examples of conduct, which may be construed as misconduct or gross misconduct. The list is intended to be neither prescriptive nor all encompassing.

  • Causing damage to residential premises, property, fixtures and fittings.
  • Abusive, threatening or violent behavior towards other residents, members of staff (including contract staff), guests or visitors.
  • Causing noise, disturbance or nuisance affecting the sleep or study of other residents at any time.
  • Causing damage, disturbance or nuisance which adversely affects local residents.
  • Possession, use or storage on residential premises (including vehicles) of prohibited weapons, firearms (real or replica), air rifles, explosives, fireworks or the like and any hazardous or flammable chemicals.
  • The improper use of keys or access control devices including duplication or lending to other persons.
  • The abuse or misuse of any fire detection and/or fire-fighting appliances or fire notices.

Page last updated on Monday 7 March 2016 at 2.31pm.


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