When a student leaves
This page explains processes to follow when a student asks to, or is advised to, to take time out of their studies temporarily or leave permanently.
This page looks at the specifics of requesting temporary leave for taught students.
This page covers the specifics of requesting permanent leave for taught students. Please read the ‘When a student leaves’ page for background information first.
Unexplained absences of over four weeks should be addressed using the Unsatisfactory Work, Attendance and Engagement Procedure (UWAEP) and Standard Operating Procedures for Attendance Monitoring (SOPAM). This page covers actions that need to be taken when it becomes clear a student is no longer engaging with their programme.