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Welcome > Higher Education > HE Information for Students
If you want to access information relating to NCG Academic Regulations for our degree programmes or need to submit an appeal request, a request for mitigation, or any other academic matter follow the links below:
Higher Education Academic Regulations (September 2018)
All Higher Education students enrolling on NCG awards from September 2018 will be subject to these academic regulations.
TU Student Regulations
Student Appeal Documentation
Students should download the following documents regarding our appeals procedure:
HE Academic Appeal Procedure
Student Guidance on HE Academic Appeal
HE Academic Appeal Flowchart
Higher Education Student Appeals Pro Forma
Policies and Procedures
For further information related to College policies and procedures download the Newcastle College Student Handbook.
Higher Education Fitness to Practise Policy and Procedure
This policy and procedure applies to students admitted, registering for and undertaking higher education (HE) programmes of study which lead to professional registration and/or a license to practise in a professional context and/or which include practice-based training or clinical training.
The policy and procedure document below sets out how the College will normally respond to instances where a concern is raised regarding a student’s fitness to practise and the type of action that the College may take to deal with the concern and to support the student.
Download the Fitness to Practise Policy and Procedure
We are committed to student engagement and the importance of working with students as partners to enhance the higher education learning experience.
Our Higher Education Partnership Strategy has been co-authored by students and staff to outline how our higher education provision will be shaped through partnership working over the coming years.
The strategy provides a framework and platform for engaging with our students to promote a range of opportunities for students to engage in educational enhancement and quality assurance. This includes our Student Fellowship Programme, which provides funded opportunities for undergraduates and postgraduates to support enhancement projects in partnership with staff.
Seven Bridges Student Journal
The Seven Bridges Student Journal is an international, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal, which gives you the opportunity to publicise your research papers in a broad range of subject areas including business, engineering, education and creative practice to name a few. Seven Bridges is published annually every summer and each issue is available online and in hard copy. Find out more about the Seven Bridges Journal at the following link:
Seven Bridges Student Journal
Higher Education Student Handbooks
Your Higher Education Student Handbook provides clear and accurate information about our HE programmes. For NCG awards your handbook is within your Moodle site. For BA(Hons) top up degrees, Masters and PGCE programmes awarded through Teesside University simply click on the links below:
BA(Hons)/ BSc Student Handbook (Teesside University)
Masters Student Handbook (Teesside University)
Research and Scholarly Activity
Research and scholarship are fundamental to higher education. We encourage staff and students to develop as researchers and provide the necessary resources and support for both to excel.
Relevant to industry
Newcastle College has a strong record in conducting successful research projects, particularly in partnership with employers and industry. Teaching and learning is enriched by the latest research and scholarship. This means that our qualifications are seen as current and valuable by industry and employers, with whom many of our courses have been developed.
As a student at Newcastle College you’ll be encouraged to broaden your research skills by developing and leading your own projects within a supportive academic atmosphere. We offer opportunities and support for students to communicate their findings to a wide audience, including a dedicated Higher Education Student Conference which acts as a showcase for student projects.
You will also have the ability to contribute to the future direction of our research and scholarship through the student representatives on our Research and Scholarly Activity Committee.
NCG is committed to ensuring that all research conducted by staff and students conforms to the highest ethical standards. Our institutional research ethics policy embeds the six key principles outlined in the Economic and Social Research Council Framework for Research Ethics (2012):
Our ethical approval process is overseen by the institutional Research Ethics Committee and supported by the individual School Ethics Committees. Full guidance and training are provided for students and staff seeking ethical approval for research projects.
Alternative Assessment arrangements for students who disclose a disability or specific learning need.
The College has developed a process that ensures a consistent practice in the support of assessment arrangements for higher education students who have disclosed a disability or specific learning need.
Find out more information on this process and the Higher Education Support Team (HEST)