There is an expectation that students will uphold the reputation of their chosen profession at all times, this includes their behaviour and conduct inside and outside of the University and placement area, including their personal life and appropriate use of mobile devices and social media. Social Media policy Failure to do this may affect a student’s fitness to practise and ability to complete their programme. Fitness to Practise Policy.
Students are required to observe the University’s Student Code of Conduct. This Code of Conduct applies to students throughout their studies including time spent on placement. Whilst registered at the University, all students are also expected to demonstrate the professional attributes required to work in their respective health care profession.
Nursing and Midwifery students are also required to observe the Guidance for students on professional conduct which includes The Code for nurses and midwives along with the Good health, fitness to practise guidance
The University is committed to challenging and tackling discrimination and to actively promote Equality and Diversity and good relations across all areas of its activity including placements.
Declaration of Good Health and Good Character
In line with, and to comply with Professional Statutory Regulatory Bodies (PSRBs) requirements the university must sufficiently demonstrate, monitor and regulate the good health and good character of students on its health related programs. Students are therefore required to complete at the start of each academic year a Declaration of Good Health and Good Character form.