Useful information for current students
- Term dates
- IES and SAS Student representative committee
- Student handbook
- Useful forms
- Quality Assurance Framework
- Mitigating Circumstances
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.
|History of the Book Induction week||23 -27 September 2013|
|30 September - 13 December 2013|
|6 January - 21 March 2014|
|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.
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.
The student handbooks and other useful course information are available to download from the School's Study Online website.
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
All students are subject to the regulations and procedures outlined in the School’s Quality Assurance Framework.
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.