Together with the university's Charter and Statutes and Ordinances, the regulations establish a governance framework which ensures the proper conduct of the university's activities.
Types of regulations
The university's regulations fall into the following categories.
These provide the framework for the conduct of the university’s academic activities, governing matters such as admission, registration, enrolment and examination.
Regulations concerning students
Regulations on various issues relating to students of the university, such as payment of fees, residence regulations, discipline and misconduct, how to pursue a complaint, etc.
Provisions for the financial management of the university, which are binding on all students and staff of the university. Access to the Regulations is limited to staff and students.
These deal with aspects of the university’s affairs and its governance which are not covered by other Regulations, or the university’s Ordinances, including the powers and duties of the Academic Board, the membership and organisation of Schools, and the use of university buildings.
Human Resources regulations
Regulations on certain human resources processes relating to academic staff, e.g. discipline, grievance, dismissal and probation.
Library Services and Information Technology Regulations
Regulations on the use of the sites, services, facilities and resources provided or managed by the university’s Library and Information Technology department.