Powers of the Director of Student Life: Regulations for student conduct and discipline

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  • Regulations for Student Conduct and Discipline

12.(1) If the Director of Student Life determines, after appropriate investigation which must include the offer of an interview with the student concerned, that a student has committed an act of misconduct in relation to an event, process or facility for which the Director of Student Life has responsibility or which is not the responsibility of any of the staff listed in Regulations 8 to 11, they may do one or more of the following —

(a) fine the student in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 3(1)(a);

(b) exclude the student from a University test or examination or any part of them but only if it is necessary to do so to preserve order in the place where the examination or test is being conducted;

(c) suspend the student for a period not exceeding seven calendar days from all or any rights and privileges specified in paragraph 3(1)(c);

(d) require a student in accordance with sub-regulation 4(4) to make restitution for University property lost, damaged or destroyed as a result of the misconduct.

(2) The Director of Student Life must within 10 University working days of determining the outcome of a case of alleged misconduct—

(a) provide to the student concerned written notification of the outcome, and of any penalty imposed under this regulation and the student’s rights of appeal; and

(b) in all instances of misconduct record the case in the University's confidential case management system; and

(c) forward a copy of written notification sent to the student to Archives and Records management Services to be placed on a confidential file for the student.