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Student process for change of circumstances

This process is here to support you should your circumstances change while you are at university.

This process is here to support you should your circumstances change while you are at university, for example if you need to:

Please also visit financial implications of a programme change for more information.

We can also help if you are simply unsure of your best way forward. 

In the first instance, you should meet with your Personal Tutor, Programme Leader, or Supervisor to discuss your options.  Often, sound academic advice is can be really helpful to help you make a decision, and it is best to seek this early on. 

If you wish to proceed with a ‘change of circumstance’, you simply need to log on to your Student Portal and visit our article: ‘Thinking about changing course (transfer), taking time out (interruption) or leaving the University (withdrawal)’

The Student Success Team will be in touch with you as soon as possible, and will work with you to help you make the best decision for you.

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