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The information below is for all students not taking a Health-related course. Health Students should click here for information regarding absence.

 

Sickness Absence Reporting for Students not on Health Courses (with placement)

If you are unable to attend University sessions or placement institutions then you should report your absence via STUDENT DETAILS (available in the Student Hub) using the SELF CERTIFICATION tab.

When you are absent you must notify the University via the self certification tab as soon as possible and before 9.00 am on the first day of your absence if possible.

ITE students who are absent during a placement day must also contact their placement school and advise them of your absence and the reasons for this. You must contact your placement school before the commencement of the school day and also report your absence via STUDENT DETAILS (available in the Student Hub) using the SELF CERTIFICATION tab.

 

Sickness Absence Reporting for Students not on Health Courses (without placement)

Please report your absence online via STUDENT DETAILS (available in the Student Hub) using the SELF CERTIFICATION tab.

When you are absent you must notify the University via the self certification tab as soon as possible and before 9.00 am on the first day of your absence if possible.

 

Absence Requests for Students not on Health Courses

If you are requesting time off from your course eg. for family occasion etc, please:

  • Contact your relevant campus Programme Administration Team (PAd) for an Absence Request Form
  • Complete the form
  • Get the form agreed and signed off by your tutor
  • Return the form to the PAd desk

This needs to be agreed prior to your absence.

 

Absence Reporting for Students on Health courses (see course list below)

Students on the following courses should inform the Placement Learning Unit directly:

Pre-Registration Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Physiotherapy
Diagnostic Radiography
Midwifery

If on placement at the time of your absence you must also contact your placement location directly to inform them of the details of your absence as well as contacting the Placement Learning Unit by following the procedure laid out on the following page:

The full process and procedure for Health Students to report absences is available here.

You should follow the procedure to:

  • Open an absence report
  • Close an absence report
  • Complete an official record of your absence

The policy and procedures, you must follow, can also be accessed directly from your Blackboard module sites.

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