What's new

We update the handbook from time to time - here's what's changed and when since the start of Academic Year 2022/23.

23 May 24

Students should have the opportunity to vote in local and general elections. Our updated guidance enables students to make the most of the opportunities, not least in July this year. This went live on 23rd May 2024.

Electoral Registration

21 Mar 24

Our guidance on reasonable adjustments for assessments by students with disabilities had a big upgrade. Working closely with SWAI, the new guidance is intended to help students with assessments. This went live on 21st March 2024.

Reasonable adjustments for assessments

26 Feb 24

We updated the policy on attendance and engagement for students studying programmes with in-person attendance requirements. This was updated on 26th February 2024, following its approval by Learning and Teaching Committee on 25th January 2024.

Policy on attendance and engagement

20 Nov 23

We published guidance on how to acknowledge, describe and reference the use of Generative AI tools in assessed work. This was updated on 20th November 2023.

Use of generative AI

14 Sep 23

We updated our guidance on how your work is marked, explaining the processes, including what happens if you submit your coursework late. This was updated on 14th September 2023.

How your work is marked

28 Jul 23

We updated, improved and added new information and guidance to the Visas and Immigration section of the Handbook. This was updated on 28th July 2023.

Visas and Immigration page

26 Jun 23

We reviewed how we present and organise assessment safety net information, which is still relevant for a specific cohort of students. This was updated for w/c 26th June 2023.

Assessment Safety Nets page

27 Mar 23

University and School Prizes are now (mostly) available for viewing in the During your studies section. Three Schools' prizes are still under consideration but will be made live in the next couple of weeks. This was updated for w/c 27th March 2023.

University and School Prizes page

27 Feb 23

Information on 'Student names and pronouns' and 'Gender and Legal sex' has been comprehensively updated within the Changing your registration section, and split into two (sets of) pages. They provide a wealth of guidance and support regarding what information we hold and how you can change it. This was updated ahead of w/c 27th Feb 2023.

Student names and pronouns page Gender and Legal sex page

13 Jan 23

Information on Statutory returns was returned to the site after a review identified it had been omitted when the site was relaunched on 31 October 2022.

Statutory returns page

10 Nov 2022

The 'What is academic misconduct?' box has been updated to flag up that essay mills/contract cheating services are now illegal within the UK.

Academic Misconduct page

31 Oct 2022

The site has been redeveloped from the ground up. If you find anything curious, broken or otherwise slightly unhinged, please email registry.web@lboro.ac.uk and let us know what you've found. Thank you.