CASE SUMMARIES

Competence standards - PI021706

Queen Mary University of London

A medical student at Queen Mary University of London complained to us after the University turned down her appeal against being deregistered from the course.

Competence standards - PI021707

University of Sussex

The Student Support Unit (SSU) at the University of Sussex sought additional reasonable adjustments to a disabled student’s examinations following an injury unrelated to her disability.

Other disciplinary case - PI021708

University of Essex

The student was resident in University-managed accommodation and lived in a flat that accommodated 13 first year students. University staff had found ash and cigarette butts in the kitchen of the students’ flat. The flat’s residents had previously been sent warning letters following two similar incidents.

Other disciplinary case - PI021709

University of Gloucestershire

We identified a number of procedural errors in the University of Gloucestershire’s management of a student disciplinary case.

Other disciplinary case - PI021710

University of Manchester

A student complained to us after the University of Manchester upheld its decision to expel him for his behaviour towards another student.

Other disciplinary case - PI021711

Falmouth University

A student at the University of Falmouth complained to us after the University rejected her complaints that she had been bullied by a senior lecturer and that no account had been taken of her disability. She first raised concerns after she received disappointing marks.

Accommodation: Early release from contract - PI091602

University of Derby

A student complained to us about the University of Derby’s final decision not to release her from her contract and liability to pay rent for accommodation in the Halls of Residence.

Accommodation: Early release from contract - PI091603

Swansea University

A student from Swansea University complained to us about the University’s final decision not to release him from his accommodation contract.