of Behaviour - Residential Accommodation
- When you accept
a place in University allocated accommodation, you are obliged to
comply with the terms and conditions of your Offer of Occupancy as
well as specific rules and regulations applicable to that accommodation.
- It is particularly
important that you ensure your behaviour is compatible with the good
order of the accommodation and that you do not act in a way which
will disturb, inconvenience, or compromise the safety or general wellbeing
of other occupants, staff or members of the local community.
but not exclusively, you should be fully aware that:
or damage of fire safety equipment (including alerting devices,
extinguishers, etc) is treated as a potential criminal offence.
(ii) Misuse or possession of illicit drugs or other controlled substances
(iii) Extreme noise or disturbance to others, or threatening, intimidating,
bullying or harassing behaviour is not tolerated under any circumstances
as is damage or misuse of property.
- You are also
responsible for ensuring the appropriate behaviour of your visitors
- If the Director
of Residential Accommodation or nominated representative(s) considers
that any occupant is in breach of this Code of Behaviour, then that
person may be required to relocate to other University accommodation
within a specified period which shall be not less than fourteen days
provided always that this provision is without prejudice to the requirement
to relocate residence immediately in the circumstances set out in
the Code of Behaviour. Such a decision will be taken by the Director
of Residential Accommodation or nominated representative(s) in consultation
with relevant staff including Governors of Halls of Occupancy, Advisors
to students in residence and pastoral staff such as Wardens and Senior
- In the event
of an occupant being required to either relocate to another University
Allocated Accommodation or terminate their occupancy entirely, then
that occupant is entitled to seek a review of the decision by the
Residences Assessor. This should be done in writing and within seven
days of the decision which is sought to be reviewed with full details
of the grounds for the request being given. The decision of the Assessor
or his nominated representative(s) will be final and binding on the
resident. The Assessor or nominated representative(s) will issue a
decision within seven working days and may consult with the relevant
personnel associated with Residential
as necessary. The Assessor may also wish to report proceedings to
the Senate should the Assessor deem that further action is required.
- An occupant
who is the subject of any procedures under this Code of Behaviour
may be accompanied at all the processes outlined above by another
occupant of their choosing.
- Student occupants
are reminded that they are free to consult the SRC for advice or assistance
on any accommodation related matter.