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WELCOME TO BEDFORD COLLEGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL & CHIEF EXECUTIVE We are delighted that you have chosen to study at Bedford College, and have designed this handbook to introduce you to the wide range of opportunities and services that are available at the College to support and develop your studies. You can also find lots more information on the Student Services website at www.yourspaceonline.net Much of your time here will be spent in your specialist academic area, but we would encourage you to take advantage of the services and facilities on offer. We are committed to continually improving the standard of service we provide, and will always do our best to ensure that you enjoy your time with us. If you have any questions, or if you need any assistance, feel free to ask a member of staff – they will always be happy to help you! I wish you every success during your time at Bedford College. Ian Pryce CBE Principal & Chief Executive

CONTENTS DATES FOR YOUR DIARY WELCOME TO BEDFORD COLLEGE - Welcome from the Principal - Our commitment to you - Equality & diversity - Our values - Student Voice

TRANSITION TO DEGREE LEVEL LEARNING - Your tutor - Learning Resources & IT - Additional support - Referencing - Plagiarism & collusion - Examinations & assessments • Examinations entry/examinations • Assessment appeals • Ethical procedure

PERSONAL SUPPORT - Student Services • Careers guidance • Counselling • Finance advice

A TO Z OF USEFUL INFORMATION - Code of conduct for students - Complaints, comments & compliments - Emergency College closure - Fees & refunds - Food & drink - Lost property - Mobile phones - Multi-faith room - NUS Extra - Parking - Paying College invoices - Smoke-free policy - Sports facilities - Staying safe • Accidents at College • Fire safety • First aid • ID badges • Road & pedestrian safety • Safeguarding • Travel

USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS - Bedford College numbers - Shuttleworth College numbers - External numbers - National and local helplines

Undergraduate Student Handbook 2017-18  

Bedford College

Undergraduate Student Handbook 2017-18  

Bedford College