Academic Manual


New Interruption of Study Procedures

Updates to Interruption of Study 2020-21

Changes to Interruption of Study are planned for 2020-21 including:

  • More support for students before, during and after interruption
  • More guidance for departments on how to support students
  • New online workflow
  • Departmental approval of standard interruptions
  • Meetings with students to plan their return to study
  • Interruptions for flexible/ modular students in their final year of study
  • Replacing backdating with deferrals via Extenuating Circumstances  
  • Students can access facilities, libraries etc. 3 months before they return

Update 15th February 2021

The new Interruptions policy is now live. You can find this via: