Guidance for staff on student administration and support
The University expects the student to accept his or her obligation to act as a responsible member of the University’s academic community. The student is also expected to take ultimate responsibility for his or her research programme and to develop an appropriate working relationship with his or her supervisor(s).
In relation to the research programme, it is important for the student:
It is for the student to ensure that competing demands on his or her time are minimised and to ensure that his or her supervisor is aware of, and approves, commitments (e.g. paid work, conferences) or time away that might impinge on the student’s work.
In order to make the most effective use of supervision, the student should endeavour to develop an appropriate working pattern, including an agreed and professional relationship with the supervisor(s). To facilitate this, the student should discuss with the supervisor the type of guidance and comment which he or she finds most helpful, and agree a schedule of meetings. The student should also be aware of his or her joint responsibility with the supervisor to ensure that regular and frequent contact is maintained, and to be encouraged to take the initiative to maintain contact when necessary
In working with supervisors or other academic staff, students should also:
The requirements in relation to submission are set out in full in the Examination Regulations, however in particular it is essential for the student:
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