CASE SUMMARIES

Student Mental Health - CS031801

An LLB student had been diagnosed with depression, general anxiety disorder, social anxiety which prevented her from leaving her house.

Student Mental Health - CS031802

A postgraduate student had been diagnosed with anxiety, low mood and sleeping difficulties after he failed assessments during his first year.

Student Mental Health - CS031803

A medical student complained to us after the provider dismissed her academic appeal. The provider concluded that she needed to repeat Year 4 because she had not satisfied the progression requirements.

Student Mental Health - CS031804

Concerns were raised that a student’s behaviour posed a possible risk to himself and others. A Mental Health Adviser met with the student and his family and he was referred for an assessment by the provider’s Occupational Health Doctor.

Student Mental Health - CS031805

The student, who had been diagnosed with Bipolar Affective Disorder, was pursuing a Doctorate which involved a practical element of assessment. After a few periods of absence and an extension to her registration period the student was warned that no further sustained absences could be supported.

Settlement - CS011801

The student completed a two-year Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), and registered for a “top-up” year at the same provider to convert her GDL into an LLB degree. She completed the top-up year and was awarded an unclassified degree.

Settlement - CS011802

The student was studying for a BSc in Economics. Her father had suffered severe ill-health throughout all three years of her degree, which affected her academic performance.

Settlement - CS011803

The student withdrew from his course nine weeks after enrolling and lodged a complaint.

Settlement - CS011804

The student was studying a Foundation Degree. He applied for a discretionary third attempt at an assessment on the grounds of extenuating circumstances.

Settlement - CS011805

Student A was studying a BA. Following a party held in the Student A’s university-owned shared flat, another resident (Student B) submitted a complaint about noise.