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Copyright in all contributions to this website remain with the University of Cumbria. The University holds exclusive rights in respect of electronic publication and dissemination. No part of this website may be posted or in anyway mirrored on the WWW or any other part of the internet without permission from the University of Cumbria.

Subject to this, permission is granted to download items for offline reading and use subject to the following conditions:

  1. Print-outs shall not be sold for profit purposes
  2. The University of Cumbria name shall remain to any copies
  3. Permission is granted to download articles, store them electronically on disk, and make multiple copies for educational purposes subject to the following condition:
    • No charge shall be made for access to users within the educational establishment.

Please contact the University of Cumbria if necessary, for clarification of these terms or if you wish to use material outside the permissions given above.

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The University of Cumbria makes all reasonable efforts to deliver the programmes of study and research opportunities and other services and facilities in the way described on this website. It will provide students with the tuition and learning support and other services and facilities it describes with reasonable care and skill.

However, the University shall be entitled if it reasonably considers it to be necessary (including in order to manage its resources and pursue its policy of continuous improvement appropriately):

  • To alter the timetable, location, number of classes and method of delivery of programmes of study, provided such alterations are reasonable.
  • To make reasonable variations to the content and syllabus of programmes of study (including in relation to placements).
  • To suspend or discontinue programmes of study (for example, the location of delivery changes).
  • To make changes to its statutes, ordinances, regulations, policies and procedures which the University reasonably considers necessary (for example, in the light of changes in the law or the requirements of the University's regulators). Such changes if significant will normally come into force at the beginning of the following academic year, and if fundamental to the programme will normally come into force with effect from the next cohort of students, unless continuing students provide explicit permission.
  • Not to provide programmes of study if the University reasonably considers this to be necessary (for example, because too few students apply to join the programme for it to be viable).

In the unlikely event that the University discontinues or does not provide a programme of study or changes it significantly before it begins:

  • The University will tell relevant individuals at the earliest possible opportunity.
  • An individual will be entitled to withdraw his or her application by telling the University in writing within a reasonable time of being informed of the change.
  • The University will provide applicants with a reasonable alternative offer (either at the University or elsewhere).

Further details on how the University will preserve the continuation and quality of study for students are available in the Student Protection Plan.

The University will make available to students such learning support and other services and facilities as it considers appropriate, but may vary what it provides from time to time (for example, the University may consider it desirable to change the way it provides library or IT support).

Should you become a student of the University, you will receive further documents describing teaching, examination, assessment and other educational services. In particular, you will receive the ‘Student Handbook’.

All students entering the University will normally have achieved the age of 18 by 1 October of the year of entry, or the date of their registration with the University, whichever is later. University of Cumbria will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to provide educational services in the manner set out within the website. It does not, however, guarantee the provision of such services. Should industrial action or circumstances beyond the control of the University interfere with its ability to provide educational services, the University undertakes to use all reasonable steps to minimise the resultant disruption to those services.

Should you become a student at the University of Cumbria, this notice shall constitute a term of any contract between you and the University. Any offer of a place made to you by the University is made on the basis that in accepting such an offer, you signify your consent to the incorporation of this notice as a term of any such contract. 

From time to time this website may also include links to other third party websites. These links are used to provide further information and are not intended to signify that the University endorses such websites and/or their content. The University takes no responsibility for any loss or damage suffered as a result of using the linked websites or as a result of using the information published on any of the pages of the linked websites.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure downloadable content is free from viruses, the University cannot accept any liability for damages resulting from virus infection.

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