Current Students

Useful information for current students

IES students are part of an active and expanding postgraduate research community, and can discuss and develop ideas informally with each other and in an unrivalled range of interdisciplinary for a including seminars and at a range of lectures and conferences.

Term Dates

Term dates 2013-2014
Session Dates
History of the Book Induction week 23 -27 September 2013
Term 1
Autumn
30 September - 13 December 2013
Term 2
Spring
6 January - 21 March 2014
Term 3
Summer
6 May - 28 June 2014

Dates to note

Thursday 26 September 2013 (afternoon)                     International Students’ welcome
Friday 27 September 2013 (morning)                             Registration and enrolment for new students
Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 October 2013             Research Students’ induction
Wednesday 16 October at 5.30 pm                                Dean’s welcome evening
Foundation Day – date tbc

University Closure Dates

Christmas 2013/New Year 2014
Saturday 21 December 2013 - Wednesday 1 January 2014 inclusive
Offices will close at the end of business on Friday 20 December 2013 and re-open on Thursday 2 January 2014.

Term dates 2014-2015
Session Dates
History of the Book Induction week 26 -26 September 2014
Term 1
Autumn
29 September - 12 December 2014
Term 2
Spring
5 January - 20 March 2015
Term 3
Summer
5 May - 26 June 2015

Dates to note

Thursday 25 September 2014 (afternoon)                     International Students’ welcome
Friday 26 September 2014 (morning)                             Registration and enrolment for new students
Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 October 2014             Research Students’ induction
Thursday 16 October                                                     Dean’s welcome evening
November 2014 - date TBC                                           Foundation day

University Closure Dates

Christmas 2014/New Year 2015
Wednesday 24 December 2014 - Sunday 4 January 2015 inclusive
 

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IES and SAS Student representative committee

The SAS student representatives committee is an important resource for all students. It provides a vehicle for discussion with staff on issues affecting the student community including  facilities, teaching, assessment and resources.

The IES holds a meeting with students at the end of term to discuss any issues.

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Student handbooks

The student handbooks and other useful course information are available to download from the School's Study Online website

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Policy Documents for Students

Throughout the course of your study students will find it helpful to access various policies to assist with planning your studies and to fulfil the requirements. The most common documents can be found at: http://www.sas.ac.uk/graduate-study/resources-students/policy-documents-students 

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Quality Assurance Framework

All students are subject to the regulations and procedures outlined in the School’s Quality Assurance Framework.

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Mitigating circumstances

Mitigating circumstances are the School’s descriptions of conditions which are unforeseen and beyond their control and temporarily prevent a student from undertaking assessment or significantly impair the student’s performance in assessment.

To make a mitgating circumstances claim please read the relevant section of your Student Handbook.  Guidance and forms are also available from the Registry Office.

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