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  1. Role of the careers link in academic schools and departments

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-learning-and-teaching-careers-link-role-descriptor/careers-link-in-academic-schools-and-departments.pdf

    Guidance outlining the role of the Careers Link in Schools and Departments including purpose of the role, role responsibilities, desirable attributes for the role and the benefits for Schools and students.

  2. Take-home exams: Guidance for staff

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-take-home-exams-and-assessment-deadlines/take-home-exams-guidance-for-staff.pdf

    This document provides guidance for staff in organising Take-home exams.

  3. Early release of module information Guidance for Schools

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-curriculum-early-release-of-module-information/early-release-of-module-information.pdf

    These guidelines advise Schools on the early release of module information to students, as identified by the University's Collaboration Statement.

  4. Running Boards of Adjudication

    Password protected https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-good-academic-practice/internal/good-academic-practice-running-boards-of-adjudication.pdf

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

  5. Definitions for classification, grades, marks and the 20-point scale (undergraduate and integrated Masters degrees)

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-grade-and-mark-definitions/grades-definition.pdf

    To provide definitions for classification, grades and marks using the 20-point scale.

  6. Good academic practice: Guidance for staff

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

    This policy concerns all matters relating to Good Academic Practice including current principles, procedures and sanctions for specific cases of misconduct.

  7. Illegible exam scripts

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

    This policy relates to the responsibility of UG and PGT students to ensure their examination scripts are legible, and how Schools should proceed in instances where examination scripts are illegible.

  8. Leave of Absence, Re-engagement and Withdrawal

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-student-progression-leave-of-absence-re-engagement-and-withdrawal/leave-of-absence.pdf

    This policy outlines and addresses the conditions and processes through which students can take Leave of Absence, re-engage with their studies following a period of temporary absence, or to cease attending the University through a process of

  9. Reporting structures for interdisciplinary modules

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-curriculum-reporting-structures-for-id-modules/reporting-structures-for-interdisciplinary-modules.pdf

    This procedure outlines the reporting structure for Interdisciplinary modules ID4001 (Communication and Teaching in Science) and ID4002 (Communication and Teaching in Arts & Humanities) and any other interdisciplinary modules.

  10. Academic adjustments for disabled students

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-assessing-students-with-disabilities/academic-adjustments-for-disabled-students.doc.pdf

    This policy outlines the processes and procedures through which disabled students can request reasonable academic adjustments to both teaching and assessment.

  11. Collaborative provision of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-curriculum-collaborative-provision-of-ug-and-pg-programmes/collaborative-provision-of-ug-and-pg-programmes.pdf

    This policy sets out the framework within which collaborative provision is developed and managed at St Andrews. This includes the principles of collaborative provision, the University's responsibilities and types of collaborative provision.

  12. Requests for review of decision for entry to Honours

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-student-progression-entry-to-honours/requests-for-review-of-decision-for-entry-to-honours.pdf

    This policy outlines the criteria for review of the decision of refusal to entry to Honours and the process involved in requesting a review.

  13. 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.

  14. Regulation of curriculum changes to comply with Consumer Protection Legislation (CPL) Guidance

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-curriculum-consumer-protection-and-curriculum-guidance/curriculum-changes-to-comply-with-consumer-protection-legislation.pdf

    This guidance outlines dates and processes in relation to timely communications of curricular changes to current students and applications to ensure that the University comply with Consumer Protection Legislation (2014).

  15. Credits and grade conversions for study abroad

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-credits-and-grade-conversion-for-study-abroad/credits-and-grade-conversions-for-study-abroad.pdf

    This policy sets out procedures relating to the acquisition and conversion of credits and grades at institutions other than St Andrews, in the course of a St Andrews degree programme.

  16. Academic adjustments for disabled students Guidance for students

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-assessing-students-with-disabilities/academic-adjustments-for-disabled-students-guidance-for-students.pdf

    This guidance provides students with practical information on procedures for declaring a disability and the kind of reasonable adjustments which are available on a case-by-case basis.

  17. 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.

  18. Academic flexibility for students with recognised sporting talent

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-student-progression-academic-flexibility-for-sport/academic-flexibility-for-students-with-recognised-sporting-talent.pdf

    This policy outlines ways in which an element of flexibility can be given to those students in receipt of sporting scholarships, referred to in this policy, to allow them to compete at the highest level in their sport.

  19. Academic adjustments for disabled students Guidance for staff

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-assessing-students-with-disabilities/academic-adjustments-for-disabled-students-guidance-for-staff.pdf

    This guidance provides clarification for School staff on the various reasonable adjustments that may be specified in disabled students' support plans. The guidance also provides case study examples on a case-by-case basis.

  20. Taught postgraduate guidelines for credit, grades and awards

    https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/policy/academic-policies-assessment-examination-and-award-pgt-guidelines-for-credit-grades-and-awards/pgt-guidelines-for-credit-grades-and-awards.pdf

    These guidelines describe the credit value of modules and the module reporting scale for Postgraduate Taught Masters degrees. In addition, the guidelines include information on St Andrews GPA, Dip-down modules, reassessment and Postgraduate Diploma.

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

  26. 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.

  27. 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.

  28. 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.

  29. 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.

  30. 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.

  31. 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.

  32. Academic alerts

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

    This policy concerns all matters relating to Academic Alerts including types and status, attendance monitoring and procedures for issuing and managing academic alerts.

  33. 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.

  34. 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.

  35. Language correction

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

    This policy provides guidance for students and staff on language correction and proof-reading services.

  36. 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

  37. Education strategy

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

    The Education Strategy supports the four distinct themes in the overall University Strategy: World-leading St Andrews, Diverse St Andrews, Global St Andrews and Entrepreneurial St Andrews, and reflects the core commitment to social responsibility.

  38. 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.

  39. 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.

  40. 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.

  41. 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.

  42. Changes to studies

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

    This policy relates to requests from students to change registered modules or their degree programme.

  43. 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.

  44. 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.

  45. 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

  46. 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.

  47. 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.

  48. 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.

  49. 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.

  50. 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.