Policies and Regulations

Note to Staff: Please notify the University Secretary Directorate ( of any changes to the information linked below. All links below open in a new window.

Academic Regulations

Admissions Terms and Conditions (PDF 48K, Downloads file)

Advice on Providing References for Students (PDF 50K, Downloads file) 

Code of Practice for University Assessment Boards (PDF 371K, Downloads file)

Code of Practice for the Management of Changes to Modules and Courses (PDF 45K, Downloads file)

Code of Practice for the University of Wolverhampton Students' Union (links to page) or download policy as PDF (PDF 45K, Downloads file)

Ethical Principles (PDF 67K, Downloads file) 

Personal Tutor Policy 2016-17 (PDF 48K, Downloads file)

Regulations and Procedure for Academic Appeals (PDF 93K, Downloads file) 

Academic Appeals Form (PDF 46K, Downloads file)

Regulations and Procedure for Academic Misconduct (PDF 161K, Downloads file)

Procedure for the Management of a Viva in Cases of Suspected Academic Misconduct (PDF 86K, Downloads file)

Policy on Maintaining Academic Integrity (PDF 152K, Downloads file) 

Postgraduate student guide for important information for new students

 Research regulations (inc Research good practice and Research degree regulations)

Student Support and Wellbeing (SSW) - links to the Student Enabling Centre

Students' Union Membership Terms and Conditions (Byelaw 1) (PDF 38K, Downloads file) 

Student Voice Policy (PDF 338K, Downloads file) 

University Examination Regulations for Students (Word doc 42k)

U‌niversity Examinations Guidelines for Staff - this document is currently being updated. Contact Examinations and Timetabling:

Undergraduate, Foundation, Taught Postgraduate and Professional Doctorate Regulations see also

Undergraduate student guide for important information for new students 

University Assessment Handbook (PDF 329K, Downloads file)

University Assessment and Feedback Principles (PDF 82K, Downloads file)

University Performance Descriptors (PDF 421K, Downloads file) 


Corporate Compliance

Advice from the Information Commissioner (research data under FOI) (PDF 231K, Downloads file)

Corporate Fundraising Policy (PDF 64K, Downloads file) 

Data Protection Policy (PDF 278K, Downloads file)‌

Data Protection Subject Access Request (link)

Data Protection: Subject access request form (link)

Data Breach Policy (PDF 394K, Downloads file)‌‌

Password Policy (PDF 254K, Downloads file)

Document Retention Schedule (PDF 429K, Downloads file) 

foi_charges (PDF 26K, Downloads file)

Freedom of Information Policy 2016 (PDF 31K, Downloads file) Please see the Freedom of Information pages for details on how to make a request

Freedom of Speech please see the FOS page

Guidance for Dealing with the Death of a Member of the University Community (Word doc 69k) 

Incident Reporting (PDF 25K, Downloads file) and accident reporting

Intellectual Property Policy (PDF 844K, Downloads file)

Modern Slavery Policy (Word doc 42k)

Policy on Governing Body Interests (PDF 71K, Downloads file) 

Political and Charitable Donations Policy (PDF 29K, Downloads file) 

Privacy and data protection explained

Statement on Copyright (PDF 132K, Downloads file) 

Taking Images and Recordings on University Property and at University Events (PDF 26K, Downloads file) 

Safeguarding and Prevent (PDF 158K, Downloads file)

Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Operational Policy (PDF 500K, Downloads file) 

Equal Opportunities and Human Resources

Tuition Fees

Use of Facilities and IT

Acceptable Use of IT Facilities (PDF 299K, Downloads file) (opens in new window)

Accessing IT Accounts Policy (PDF 89K, Downloads file) 

Accident investigation guidance & Accident report form (staff only) - see Health & Safety pages

Accommodation Licence Agreement Conditions of Residence

Closure of the University or a Campus in abnormal circumstances (PDF 67K, Downloads file)

Cookies policy - links to University cookies page

Encryption Policy (PDF 381K, Downloads file)

Ethical Investments Policy (PDF 106K, Downloads file) 

Exclusion of Liability for Personal Property (PDF 22K, Downloads file) 

Fairtrade Policy (PDF 79K, Downloads file) 

Identity cards (policy is being updated)

Information Governance Policy (PDF 923K, Downloads file) 

Information Security Policy (PDF 134K, Downloads file)

Learning Centre Use Policy (PDF 196K, Downloads file)

Premises licence policy & procedures (PDF 444K, Downloads file) 

Using IT resources - for regulatory guidelines and legislation see Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (PDF 423K, Downloads file) 

University Bye-Laws


 Student Complaints Procedure (PDF 254K, Downloads file)

 Complaints Form - Individual Student (PDF 100K, Downloads file)

 Complaints Form - Group of Students (PDF 108K, Downloads file)

 Complaints Form - Non Student (PDF 39K, Downloads file)

Admissions Complaints Procedure (Word doc 454k)



Page last updated: 16/02/2018