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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.

Academic regulations

The Academic Regulations provide the framework for the conduct of the university’s academic activities, governing matters such as admission, registration, enrolment and assessment. 

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.

Financial regulations

Regulations governing the financial management of the university, which are binding on all students and staff of the university. 

General regulations

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 departments.