(1) A student must apply to the relevant faculty or board for approval of a period of leave from a course if the student—
(a) does not wish to re-enrol in any units in the course in the following teaching period; or
(b) withdraws from each unit in which they are enrolled before achieving any results for that teaching period; and
(c) intends to return to the award course after the period of leave.
(2) To extend a period of approved leave a student must apply to the relevant faculty or board, setting out the reasons why the extension is wanted.
(1) A student may cancel their enrolment in a course or in non-award studies by notifying the relevant faculty or board that—
(a) they are withdrawing from each unit in which they are enrolled; and
(b) they do not intend to return to the course or non-award studies at a later time.
(2) Rule 12 applies to a student who withdraws from one or more units as the result of cancelling their enrolment under (1).
(3) A student who—
(a) does not re-enrol in any teaching period during their course; and
(b) has not successfully applied for approved leave under Rule 20, is taken to have cancelled their enrolment under (1) and is classed as having discontinued their course.
(1) A student's admission and/or enrolment may be terminated or re-enrolment may be denied at the discretion of the University in situations where:
(i) the student has engaged in dishonest and/or deceitful behaviour (not already covered under the University Policy on Academic Conduct) during the course of study at the University;
(ii) the student has been excluded from a course at the University on more than one occasion;
(iii) the student has previously been suspended or excluded from a course at another institution;
(iv) there is evidence that the student has made minimal or no academic progress during the enrolled course of study over three academic years and/or would be unable to meet the requirements of the course within the time limit specified for the course; or
(v) the University considers that the student poses a risk to members of the University and/or the wider community.