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  1. Module evaluation questionnaires

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-quality-and-standards/meq-guidance-staff-students.pdf

    This document provides guidance for staff and students.

  2. S-coding

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-student-progression-s-coding/s-coding.pdf

    This policy provides all information relating to S-coding and the process to be followed.

  3. V-Coding

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-student-progression-v-coding/v-coding.pdf

    This policy explains the rationale and procedure for V-coding being applied to a student record.

  4. Entry to honours

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-student-progression-entry-to-honours/entry-to-honours.pdf

    This policy outlines the criteria for entry to honours.

  5. Extenuating circumstances

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-student-progression/extenuating-circumstances.pdf

    This policy provides a clear definition of what the University considers to be extenuating circumstances and the sources of evidence required to substantiate claims affecting academic performance and engagement.

  6. Supervision of postgraduate research students

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-learning-and-teaching-supervision/pgr-supervision.pdf

    Lays out the roles and expectations for students and staff for the supervision of postgraduate research students.

  7. Mental health strategy

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-quality-and-standards/mental-health-strategy.pdf

    The University Mental Health Strategy is to promote positive mental health and wellbeing and to support each other in the creation of a healthy, well informed and compassionate working environment in which students and staff can fulfil their

  8. Workload Guiding Principles

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-quality-and-standards/workload-guiding-principles.pdf

    This guidance outlines the basic principles that should be followed when constructing a workload model and when allocating workload to staff within the model.

  9. Undergraduate senate regulations 2021-2022

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-ug-senate-regulations/2021-2022/ug-senate-regs.pdf

    Senate regulations governing all undergraduate degrees.

  10. Use of captured content

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-learning-and-teaching-lecture-capture-policy/lecture-capture.pdf

    This policy relates to recording of lectures.

  11. S-coding guidance

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-student-progression-s-coding/s-coding-guidance.pdf

    This guidance is intended to help students understand the effects of S-coding and should be read in conjunction with the policy on S-coding.

  12. Handbook for University-led reviews of learning and teaching

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-quality-and-standards/urlt-handbook-reviews-learning-teaching.pdf

    Guidance for Schools and Units regarding the University-led reviews of learning and teaching.

  13. Academic adjustments: guidance for students

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-student-progression-academic-adjustments/academic-adjustments-guidance.pdf

    This guidance document highlights the various forms of academic adjustments available to students.

  14. Honours classification

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-honours-degree-classification/honours-classification.pdf

    This policy explains the Honours Classification Algorithm used in calculating all Honours-level grades awarded in the Honours years.

  15. Good academic practice

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-good-academic-practice/good-academic-practice.pdf

    This policy concerns all matters relating to Good Academic Practice including high principles, processes, sanctions, record keeping and anonymity and appeals.

  16. Module and programme approval

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-curriculum-module-and-programme-approval/module-and-programme-approval.pdf

    This policy relates to all proposals for new modules and new programmes.

  17. Assessment of postgraduate research students

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-assessment-of-pgrs/pgr-assessment.pdf

    Details the rules and regulations governing the assessment of postgraduate research students.

  18. Guidance on the use of external supervisors for postgraduate research students

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-learning-and-teaching-supervision/external-supervisor-guidance.pdf

    This document provides guidance on the use and appointment of external supervisors for postgraduate research students.

  19. Global online year one (GOYO): Policy and regulations

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-goyo-regulations/goyo-regulations.pdf

    This document details the arrangements and regulations that apply to the Global Online Year One (GOYO) Programme.

  20. Higher degrees

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-higher-degrees/higher-degrees.pdf

    This policy describes the criteria, eligibility, application process and appeal procedure for awarding Higher Degrees, including DLitt, DSc and MD by Portfolio.

  21. Research Skills Training

    Password protected https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-learning-and-teaching-pgr-research-skills-training/internal/research-skills-training.pdf

    Policy on the provision of research skills training for postgraduate research students.

  22. Postgraduate change of registration

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-student-progression-postgraduate-change-of-registration/postgraduate-change-of-registration.pdf

    This policy outlines the criteria for re-registering to a longer or higher postgraduate degree.

  23. Postgraduate senate regulations 2021-22

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-pg-senate-regulations/2021-2022/pg-senate-regs.pdf

    Senate regulations governing all postgraduate degrees.

  24. Fitness to study

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-student-progression-fitness-to-study/fitness-to-study.pdf

    This policy relates to serious concerns about a student’s health or behaviour which is impacting the student and/or others and which may indicate they are not currently fit to study.

  25. Location of studies

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-learning-and-teaching-location-of-studies/location-of-studies.pdf

    This policy relates to the expectation that all students reside at a term address within a commutable distance. The policy excludes Distance Learning students.

  26. Use of videoconferencing in a Viva

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-assessment-of-pgrs/viva-via-videoconferencing.pdf

    Guidelines on the use of videoconferencing equipment and software in a PGR viva examination

  27. Curriculum at St Andrews

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-curriculum-curriculum-at-st-andrews/curriculum-at-st-andrews.pdf

    This document provides an overview of how the University reviews its curriculum portfolio on a regular basis including programmes and modules.

  28. Running Boards of Adjudication

    Password protected https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-good-academic-practice/internal/board-convener-guidance.pdf

    Procedure which should be followed when conducting/participating in a Board of Adjudication concerning academic misconduct.

  29. Postgraduate senate regulations 2020-21

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-pg-senate-regulations/2020-2021/pg-senate-regs.pdf

    Senate regulations governing all postgraduate degrees.

  30. Coursework penalties

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-coursework-penalties/coursework_penalties.pdf

    This policy applies to penalties incurred for late coursework and to coursework of incorrect length.

  31. External Examiner guidance: Sharing undergraduate and postgraduate external examiner reports

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-quality-and-standards-external-examiners/external-examiner-guidance.pdf

    This document provides guidance to External Examiners, School/department staff and students on sharing External Examiner annual reports.

  32. External Examining (UG & PGT)

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-quality-and-standards-external-examiners/external-examining.pdf

    This policy outlines processes and procedures relating to the role of External Examiners for taught programmes. Guidance on external examining for Postgraduate Research students is available via the Assessment of Postgraduate Research students policy

  33. Guidance on post-docs as secondary supervisors

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-learning-and-teaching-supervision/guidance-postdocs-supervising.pdf

    To provide a set of criteria to be followed when assigning postdoctoral researchers as secondary supervisors of postgraduate research students.

  34. Recognition of prior learning

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-student-progression-recognition-prior-learning/recognition-of-prior-learning.pdf

    This policy relates to recognition of prior learning (RPL) which has taken place elsewhere.

  35. Discounted time for postgraduate research students

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-student-progression-length-of-study-for-pgrs/discounted-time.pdf

    This policy details when a student may request discounted time, the process for submitting a request and the evidence required.

  36. Common reporting scale

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-common-reporting-scale/common-reporting-scale.pdf

    The Common reporting scale is a rough guide only, which describes each grade as a classification equivalent.

  37. Early academic intervention

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-student-progression-early-academic-intervention/early-academic-intervention.pdf

    This policy relates to academic interventions at overall degree programme level which aims to help students recognise when their academic progress may be at risk.

  38. Work placements

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-learning-and-teaching-work-placements/work-placements.pdf

    This policy relates to work placements and includes the definition and scope, principles, learning outcomes, roles and responsibilities, assessment and recognition, quality assurance, risk management, work placement agreements and UKVI compliance.

  39. Award of posthumous qualifications

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-posthumous-qualification/posthumous-qualifications.pdf

    This policy relates to the award of a posthumous qualification in the event of a student's death.

  40. Discounted time guidance

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-student-progression-length-of-study-for-pgrs/discounted-time-guidance.pdf

    This document provides guidance for students and Schools on for applying for discounted time to mitigate delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

  41. Registration and induction of postgraduate research students

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-student-progression-pgr-registration-and-induction/pgr-registration-induction.pdf

    Policy on the registration and induction of postgraduate research students. Includes policy on co-tutelle agreements and changes to mode of study.

  42. Student Academic Representation

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-quality-and-standards-student-academic-representation/student-academic-representation.pdf

    This policy merges role and remit of School Presidents policy with Student Staff Consultative Committees policy to include information about the Postgraduate Student Representation Structure.

  43. Assessment, marking and module boards

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    Guidance for Schools on marking of continuous assessment, examinations and module boards during the Covid-19 pandemic.

  44. Assessment policies and procedures

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award/assessment-policies-and-procedures.pdf

    This policy relates to the process of assessment and role of external examiners, assessment irregularities, deferred assessment, S Coding and the procedure for students requesting academic adjustments due to exceptional circumstances.

  45. Good academic practice case studies (for staff use only)

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    Procedure which should be followed when conducting/participating in a Board of Adjudication concerning academic misconduct.

  46. Late submission of exam scripts: guidance for staff

    Password protected https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-examination-rules/internal/guidance-for-staff-late-submission-of-exam-scripts.pdf

    This document provides guidance for staff on the late submission of exam scripts.

  47. Assessment: marking and standard setting

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award/assessment-marking-and-standard-setting.pdf

    This policy relates to the formal processes involved in assessment and serves to amplify and clarify details of the procedures surrounding marking.

  48. Assessments, policies and procedures: Guidance for staff

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    Guidance concerning disclosure of personal information by students, School discretion and a key outlining the criteria for a range of possible academic adjustments.

  49. Board of adjudication: How to contribute effectively

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    Guidance for Academic Misconduct Officers and academic staff involved in the academic misconduct process.

  50. Independent learning week (ILW)

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-learning-and-teaching-independent-learning-week/independent-learning-week.pdf

    This policy relates to the principles of Independent Learning Week (ILA), activities permitted during ILA and communications with students during ILA.