Digital Poverty – Individuals at a disadvantage due to the lack of digital equipment, connection to the internet, and/or lack of digital literacy.
No Detriment – A ‘no detriment’ policy acts as a safety net to ensure students obtain at least their average grade so far. Put simply, the grade students currently have is the lowest they can achieve.
No Detriment Part II - No Detriment Part II will see the generic mitigation aspect of the original policy continued.
Mitigating Circumstances - A serious or significant event affecting a student's health or personal life which is beyond the student's control. The events are sufficiently serious enough in nature to result in the student being unable to attend, complete, or submit an assessment on time.
Self-certification – A form that must be completed when a student is unable to engage with classes or complete assignments. They are required if a student fails to attend an examination, a part of the module or programme which is identified as compulsory, or to submit a compulsory assessment on time, including an extended deadline or where a student has previously negotiated an extension.
Lecture Capture – When a lecture is recorded for the purpose of distributing resources to students who are either absent from class and for them to refer to for future assessments