Breaches of the policy range from minor misdemeanours through to extremely serious allegations.
Examples of minor breaches can range from offences like Eating or talking in the library through to minor misuse of your university IT account. Serious breaches range from offences like Violence or threats of violence and Serious criminal damage.
The types of disciplinary cases involve student on student issues where standards of behaviour can fall below that expected by a student. You should look at the student Charter and rules of membership to be guided by what the standard of your behaviour should be.
The panel members will consist of a number of senior academics and registry staff, at least 1 member of your own faculty and of another faculty, will ask you questions. It is important to come early and be well prepared. Think carefully about what you want to say beforehand and seek advice from the Students’ Union even if you are bringing your friend.
The types of Outcomes/decisions made at stage 2 disciplinary procedure
Any one of the outcomes under stage 1 and:
To suspend up to 1 year.
Eviction from halls of residence.
You should hear from the panel within 5 working days. The response will include the reason for the decision and penalty.