General Regulations

The Regulations set out in this section and any further Regulation made with the approval of the Board of Governors and the Academic Board of Coventry University must be observed strictly. The Board of Governors and the Academic Board reserve the right to introduce new Regulations or amend the existing Regulations at any time.

Your undertaking to comply with them is a condition of your enrolment as a student of the University.

Coventry University students on franchised courses are bound in full by these Regulations when in attendance at the University. When in attendance at partner colleges, such students remain bound by these Regulations except in relation to section 2: Code of Conduct, when local campus regulations shall apply.

Questions arising on the interpretation of any statement in these Regulations shall be resolved by the Group Registrar and Secretary. In the event of a conflict between the provisions of the General Regulations and other information given to students, the General Regulations shall prevail.

Please ensure you use the correct version for your year of entry.

2017/18 version: These Regulations apply to all students enrolled on a course stage between August 2017 and July 2018, and for those students undergoing any University procedure relating to modules taken within this period. If you have enrolled on a course stage since August 2018, the 2018/19 set of Regulations will apply.

Each section is available to view as a PDF document.

2018/19 version: These Regulations apply to all students enrolled on a course stage from August 2018 onwards.

General Regulations for 2018/19

Section 1: General Regulations

General Regulations for 2017–18

Section 1: General Matters

General statement, Failure to disclose all relevant information, Fees payment, Discharging financial obligations, Cancellation of classes, Attendance, Progress on course, Examinations, Change of address, Change of name, Notification of absence, Withdrawal, Confidential information, Ownership of intellectual property rights, Students' Union, University's Liability

Section 2: Code of Conduct

General, Identification cards, Access control and CCTV systems, Safety regulations, Laser pointer pens, University property, Drugs, Noise disturbance and games, Display of posters, Smoking, Telephone calls, Recording of lectures, Care of personal property, Discipline, Disciplinary procedures

Appendix 1: Examinations and other Assessments: Responsibilities of Students
Appendix 2: Health and Safety: Student Responsibilities
Appendix 3: Library Regulations
Appendix 4: Code of Conduct for use of ICT Facilities
Appendix 5: Freedom of Speech: Principles and Code of Practice
Appendix 6: Statement on Equality and Diversity
Appendix 7: Student Disciplinary Procedures
Appendix 8: Policy Statement on the Use of Calculators in Examinations
Appendix 9: Policy Statement on the Use of Dictionaries in Examinations
Appendix 10A: Student Complaints Procedures
Appendix 10B: Non-Student Complaints Procedures  
Appendix 11: Students' Union Code of Practice
Appendix 12: Intellectual Property Rights Policy: Students