Welcome to the UCO's Policies and Procedures webpage!

UCO policies and procedures are developed to promote and support student achievement and to enhance and promote operational efficiencies at the UCO. Ensuring that appropriate policies and procedures are in place directly impacts on maintaining academic standards and quality assurance and enhancement at the UCO. They provide students and staff with clear processes to follow and ensure that actions and decisions are considered by appropriate individuals in a consistent and responsible way.

If you have any questions about the published policies please contact quality@uco.ac.uk.

Please click on the links below to access the policies applicable to you.

  • General (applicable to both Students and Staff)
  • Students (applicable to Students only)
  • Staff (applicable to Staff only)
     

Privacy Notices

This is also where we publish our Privacy Notices (public statements of how we apply data protection principles to processing data in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation). Please click on the links below to view the relevant Privacy Notices:

General Policies and Procedures (applicable to both students & staff)

Antibullying & Harassment Policy

Carbon Management Plan

Children & Babies on UCO Premises Policy

Clinic Appointment Refund Policy

Complaints Policy & Forms for Patients (General Clinic)

Complaints Policy & Forms for Patients (Associate Clinic)

Complaints Policy & Procedure for Supporters

Copyright & Digitisation Policy

Data Protection Policy & Code of Practice

Data Security Breach Management Policy

Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Policy & Procedure

Emergency Evacuation Procedures

Environmental Sustainability Policy

Equality & Diversity Policy

External Speaker Policy

Freedom of Information Policy

Freedom of Speech Policy & Procedure

Health & Safety Policy

ICT Acceptable Use Policy

Incident Reporting Procedure

Infection Control Policy

Information Security Policy

Legionnella Prevention & Control Policy

Lost Property Policy

Observers in the UCO Clinic Policy

Prevention of Illegal Working Policy & Procedure

Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblowing) Policy

Records & Information Management Policy - In Development

  • Records & Information Retention Schedule - In Development

Relationships Between Students & Staff Policy

Research Governance & Integrity Policy

Research Misconduct Policy

Rules & Rsesponsibilities for the Conduct of Prescribed Assessments & Written Examinations

Safeguarding Policy

Security Policy

Social Media Policy

Subject Access Request Procedure

Timetable Policy

 

Student Policies and Procedures (applicable to students only)
 

Academic Appeals Policy

Academic Discipline Policy

Adjustments to Agreed Clinical Hours Policy

Admissions Policy & Procedure

Attendance Policy

Clinic Correspondence Policy

Clinic Holiday Rota Procedure

Code of Conduct & Disciplinary Procedure

Compensation & Condonement Policy for Pre-Registration Osteopathic Courses

Complaints Policy & Procedures

Computer Based Assessment Policy

Course Transfer Policy

Disability Policy

Examination & In-course Assessment Regulations

Fitness to Practice & Professional Behaviour Policy

Health Policy for Pre-Registration Students

Mental Health Policy & Procedure

Osteopathic Technique Practice Policy

Osteopathic Treatment Policy

Plagiarism Policy

Pregnancy, Maternity & Paternity Policy

Proofreading & Feedback on Draft Assessments Policy & Procedure

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Policy

Recording (Audio & Audiovisual) of Lectures Policy

Registration & Induction Policy

Special Circumstances Policy & Procedure

Suspension of Studies & Withdrawal Policy

Student Charter

Students' Union Constitution

Tuition Fee Policy

 

Staff Policies and Procedures (applicable to staff only)

Appraisal & Professional Development Review Policy

Change Management Policy

Code of Conduct

Committee Terms of Reference Review Procedure

Conflicts of Interest Policy

Control of Contractors Policy

Core Documentation Management Policy & Procedure

Data Assurance Policy

Disciplinary & Capability Procedures

Encouraging Performance Policy

Examination Invigilators' Procedures & Guidelines

External Assessor Policy

Family Leave & Pay Policy & Procedure

Financial Regulations & Fraud Prevention Policy

Flexible Working Request Policy & Procedure

Grievance Procedure

Mental Health Policy & Procedure - Identifying & Responding to Students in Difficulty Guide for Staff

Out of Hours Working Policy

Procedure for Developing & Reviewing UCO Policies, Procedures & Regulations

Providing References Policy & Procedure

Recruitment & Selection Policy & Procedure

Remuneration Policy & Procedure

Risk Management Policy

Staff Induction Procedure

Study Leave Policy & Procedure

Time Off from Work Policy

Version Control Policy