CASE SUMMARIES

Coronavirus - CS032102

A student was living in accommodation owned by their provider. Their accommodation agreement was for the full academic year, from September to mid-June.

Coronavirus - CS032107

An international student was self-isolating in their student accommodation, having returned from their home country. During their self-isolation a friend visited their room.

Coronavirus - CS032108

A student was given a fine by their provider for breaching its code of conduct, and government restrictions on social distancing introduced during the coronavirus pandemic.

Fitness to practise - PI071901

Cardiff University

A student who was starting a healthcare course at the provider filled out an occupational health questionnaire. The student informed the provider that they had not had any vaccinations and would not now consent to be vaccinated.

Settlement - CS011803

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

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.

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.

Case involving possible criminal proceedings - PI021701

Cardiff University

A student at Cardiff University complained to us about the University’s decision to dismiss his appeal against his expulsion on disciplinary grounds.

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.