Regulations for Students

About the University's Regulations

Senate approves regulations for all students and programmes of study.

  • Senate Regulations
    (previously known as General Regulations for Taught Programmes and Regulations for Research degrees)

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Why are the Regulations important?

The Regulations contain rules and other important information about being a student at the University of Leicester.  They are part of the formal contract between you and the University. You will find references to the requirements of regulations in various places in your student handbook.

You must abide by the Regulations throughout your time as a student at the University of Leicester. At registration you confirm you agree to this requirement.

Advice about Regulations

Please contact your department if you have a question about the Regulations or the information they contain.

Information for Staff

Contact your College Academic Advisor in the Quality Office if you have a query relating to the Regulations. If your query relates to regulations involving postgraduate research degrees you can also contact the Graduate Office (; 0116 252 2293).

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