• Read this Handbook and the University Student Handbook carefully! They contain information that we assume you know. If you have problems resulting from not knowing something in it, we won’t be sympathetic! Also make sure that you review the relevant induction slides.

  • Please remember to complete matriculation as soon as you can and no later than the prescribed time or you will lose your fully matriculated student status. more details

  • Read the sections on Good Academic Practice. If you have not previously done so, you need to complete the online course, available through Moodle, immediately. more details

  • It’s your responsibility to check that coursework submitted to MMS has been received successfully, and that it’s the right piece of coursework! more details

  • Coursework submitted after the specified deadline is automatically subject to a lateness penalty. Extensions to coursework deadlines can only be granted by level/programme coordinators, not by individual lecturers or tutors. Extensions will only be granted in special circumstances. In particular, extensions will not normally be granted for clashes in coursework deadlines. Any special circumstances must be documented immediately through the self-certification system, and followed up with the coordinator if you are seeking an extension or other allowance. more details

  • You must be in St Andrews for the entire exam period, since exams are in-person.

  • You will shortly be given details of the process for electing representatives to the Staff-Student Consultative Committee. Please engage with this and make full use of your representatives. more details

  • You must familiarise yourself with the School and University health & safety guidance.

  • You are reminded that you agreed, during matriculation, to abide by the conditions of the Sponsio Academica, governing standards of behaviour, consideration and respect to other members of the St Andrews community. more details

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Last Published: 02 Apr 2024.