Our policies



Academic Quality Procedures

Academic Quality Service (AQS)

Academic Quality Service: academic quality experts collaborating with colleagues to ensure the University delivers a high quality experience for all students and that qualifications awarded are recognised as world class. The Academic Quality Service:

  • Leads on the development of the University's quality assurance and enhancement strategies, policies and procedures for taught programmes, and ensures their implementation.
  • Supports faculties in the implementation of local quality processes for taught programmes.
  • Manages the University’s validation and review, external examiner, annual monitoring and student engagement processes, and processes for partner institutional approval/due diligence and annual monitoring.
  • Provides taught programme quality assurance/enhancement guidance, support and training to staff across the University and in partner organisations.
  • Officers and minutes the key University committees concerned with academic quality and standards
  • Is the University's representative and key point of contact for external bodies in relation to the University’s responsibilities for quality and standards.

Academic Policy Statement (APS)

Academic Policy Statement (APS)

Learning and Quality Enhancement Handbook (LQEH)

See the full Learning and Quality Enhancement Handbook.

University regulations

Learn more about our procedures, assessments and frameworks.

University regulations

Regulations 2023/24, full version

Regulations for Apprenticeship Programmes 2023/24

Research degree regulations

Regulations 2023-24

Regulations 2022-23

Regulations 2021-22


Regulations 2022-23, full version

Regulations for Apprenticeship Programmes 2022/23

Regulations 2021-22

Regulations 2020-21

Regulations 2019-20

Regulations 2018-19

Regulations 2017-18

Regulations 2016-17

Regulations 2015-16

Regulations 2014-15

Regulations 2013-14

Regulations 2012-13

Regulations 2011-12

Regulations for Research Degree Programmes 2019-20

Regulations for Research Degree Programmes 2018-19

Regulations for Research Degree Programmes 2017-18

Regulations for Research Degree Programmes 2016-17

Regulations for Research Degree Programmes 2015-16

Research Degrees 2014-15

Master/Doctorate in Professional Studies 2014-15

Related links

(UniHub: Information and learning tools for students)

List of changes to the University Regulations for 2023/24

Office for Students

Office for Students Transparency Return

As a Higher Education provider registered with the Office for Students (OfS) we are required to provide transparency data on specific areas regarding undergraduate attainment.

Erasmus Charter

Erasmus Charter

We've been awarded the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education under ERASMUS+, the 2014-2020 European Union programme for education, training, youth and sport.

How we work with the Erasmus+ programme:



Financial Statements

In accordance with the structure of governance of , the Board of Governors of the University are responsible for the administration and management of the University's affairs and are required to present audited financial statements for each financial year, which ends on 31 July.

Statements for 2015 to 2023

Financial Regulations

Using this material

holds the copyright on this information and only our students and staff are permitted to reproduce any of this material. To quote any statistics listed here, please acknowledge the source material. To use this data for commercial purposes, contact us for written consent.

Financial statement archive

Financial statement archive









Public policy statements

Public policy statements

Our public policy

Academic quality

Concerns and complaints

Data protection



Equality, Diversion and Inclusion

Estates and security


Freedom of speech

Health and safety

Information law and policy

Acceptable use policy for staff and students

Modern slavery statement

Student Conduct and Discipline Rules

Widening access to higher education

Working with our partners and friends

Freedom of information

Freedom of information

How to access all types of recorded data, including about the services we offer and how we make decisions.

University Ethics Framework

Our ethics guidelines make sure we follow the highest possible standards of decision-making and accountability.

Charity information

is an exempt charity.

Legal name and correspondence address

Higher Education Corporation
The Burroughs
London NW4 4BT

Constitutional documents


IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism

The Board of Governors has unanimously agreed that the institution will adopt in full the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) . Read the full statement on the adoption from Vice-Chancellor Professor Nic Beech.

Website and data protection

Website and data protection

Privacy policy

Sometimes, we'll ask you to submit personal information. Find out how we collect, use and store these details.

Cookie policy

Our Cookie policy explains what information we gather when you visit the website, and explains how that information is used.

Accessibility policy

Learn how we ensure our website content can be reached by everyone, including users with slow internet connections, physical or sensory impairments – or those visiting our website through assistive technology.



Student Charter

Our shared commitment with our students to the community at and how we support our students’ success.



Gender pay

Our gender pay policy and our Gender Pay Reporting under the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017.

Trade union activity

Find out Information about trade union activity at .The Trade Union (Facility Time Publication Requirements) Regulations 2017 requires us to publish information on this annually.


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