Policy and regulation

City, University of London publishes information on its website about City policy and regulation that affects your studies.

Key City policy and regulatory information for students

City policy that is relevant to students is published on the City website, and also in your Student Handbook, provided annually to you at the start of each academic year. Please read your handbook carefully.

Student Charter: we are City

The Student Charter - We are City - articulates the mutual responsibilities and aspirations that exist between City, University of London Students, the institution and the City Students' Union.

Owner: City, University of London Senate.

Information Services user regulations

The regulations that all users of City's Libraries, E-Learning and IT Services are required to agree and adhere to.

Owner: Information Services, Library

Library code of conduct

The rules and guidelines that all Library users are required to abide by in their use of the Service.

Owner: Library

Senate regulations

City  Regulations approved by the City, University of London Senate.

Owner: City, University of London Senate


City's policy on attendance, and what to do if you want to change your course or leave City.

Owner: Student and Academic Services

Student Policies and Regulations

The Student Policies and Regulations provide information about City's Quality Assurance procedures, including academic policy and regulation.

Owner: City, University of London Senate

Assessment Regulations, and Assessment and Feedback Policy

Senate Regulation #19 sets out how City will manage assessment. Includes information about assessment boards, examiners, pass requirements, resits and awards and results.

Owner: City, University of London Senate

The assessment and feedback policy provides information on assessment and feedback for students, including the content and timeliness of feedback. Also provides some common grade-related criteria and definitions for academic misconduct.

Owner: City, University of London Senate

Data protection notice for students

Information about how City, University of London will collect, use and share information provided by students in accordance with relevant legislation for legitimate business purposes, e.g. to provide student support services, or to provide confirmation of your studies to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), etc.

Owner: Student and Academic Services

HESA student data collection notice

Notice that City has an obligation to share student information with the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

Owner: Student and Academic Services

Research student guidance and regulation

Guidance and regulation relating to research students.

Owner: City, University of London Senate

Safeguarding at City policy

The Safeguarding at City Policy sets out City’s commitment to providing a safe and secure learning and working environment for all students, staff, and visitors.

Health and safety policy and procedures

Information about City's Health and Safety policy and procedures.

Owner: City, University of London Health and Safety Office

Smoking policy

Information about City's smoking policy.

Owner: City, University of London Health and Safety Office

Equal opportunities statement

City, University of London's statement about its commitment to equal opportunities in all its activities.

Owner: Human Resources

If Things Go Wrong' student guidance

Guidance for students on what to do if you experience problems during your studies, including how to submit an academic appeal or a complaint.

Owner: Academic Services

Online teaching materials and recordings

The Online Teaching Materials and Lecture Recordings policy concerns the default position of the University, that all lectures are recorded and made available via the virtual learning environment (VLE), Moodle.

Owner: LEaD

Degree Outcomes statement

The University is required under Office for Students (OfS) ongoing conditions of registration on academic standards (B4 and B5) to publish a degree outcomes statement analysing our institutional degree classification profile and articulating the results of an internal institutional review.

City’s Degree Outcomes Statement

The above is not a complete list of all City, University of London policies. Other policy and regulatory information exists, and is published by the individual policy owner.

If you are not able to find a particular policy, you can ask the Student Centre who can be found in University Building, level 2, Northampton Square for advice.