Powers of members of the Academic Staff of the University: Regulations for student conduct and discipline

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  • Regulations for Student Conduct and Discipline

6.(1) A member of the academic staff who determines that a student has committed an act of misconduct by disrupting a lecture, seminar, tutorial, laboratory or other class or library session conducted or supervised by the member of staff, may do one or more of the following - 

(a) suspend any or all of the student's rights and privileges with respect to attendance at or participation in the activity concerned for a period not exceeding one University working day;

(b) if necessary require through a security officer that the student immediately leave the activity which he or she has disrupted.

(2) A member of academic staff who suspends any or all of a student's rights and privileges in accordance with sub-regulation (1) must report this matter in writing to the relevant head of school and dean within five University working days.

(3) Specific procedural responsibilities of members of the academic staff in relation to instances of alleged academic misconduct are as set out in the University Policy on: Academic conduct.