Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Attendance Monitoring

  • Do I have to attend the Centralised Census/Re-registration session?
  • How can I take authorised absence?
  • What happens if I don't attend timetabled activities?
  • Can I return Home to write up my dissertation (Postgraduate Taught)
  • Can I write up from Home (PG Research student)?
  • What happens after I submit my theses? (Postgraduate Research)
  • What happens if I complete my course early?
  • Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)

  • What is a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS)?
  • Why do I need a CAS?
  • How do I get a CAS?
  • How long is the CAS valid for?
  • When can I apply for a CAS?
  • Can I hold more than one CAS?
  • Contact Details

  • What is classed as a Home address?
  • What is classed as a Term time address?
  • What contact details must I provide on my Student record?
  • Extending and Renewing Visa

  • Can I extend my Visa?
  • How do I renew my Visa?
  • Can I apply for the Doctorate Extension Scheme?
  • Non-EEA Students Pre-enrolment Check

  • What is a Pre-enrolment Check?
  • Withdrawing

  • Temporary Withdrawal
  • Permanent Withdrawal
  • Working while studying

  • Can I work while studying?
  • Undergraduate Students
  • Postgraduate Taught Students
  • Postgraduate Research Students