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In this section you can find a range of key information relating to higher education provision at Nottingham College.

Important Information for Current Higher Education Students

As a student on a higher education course at the College, you may need to make reference to a number of HE specific policy documents. On this page you will find a range of those policies and procedures designed to support you throughout your studies.

Higher Educations Admissions Policy 2019-20

Nottingham College seeks to ensure a fair HE admissions process which provides equal opportunity for all individuals regardless of background, to support admission to a course which is suited to their abilities and aspirations.

You can view the Higher Educations Admissions Policy 2019-20 here.

Higher Education Academic Appeals Procedure 2019-20

The Higher Education Academic Appeals Procedure allows for a Higher Education student to bring an appeal against decisions made by the Higher Education Examination Board where the decision of the Board relates to the student’s academic performance and progress, and enables investigation of those concerns by the College. This Procedure applies to all Higher Education students of the College although there may be some variations dependent upon the course awarding body/validating University.

You can view the Higher Education Academic Appeals Procedure 2019-20 here.

Higher Education Academic Irregularities Policy 2019-20

It is clearly in the interests of former, current and future students that the College maintains the good reputation of its awards to promote high standards of academic honesty and integrity. Academic irregularities are any attempt by a student to gain unfair advantage for herself/himself, or another student, by unauthorised means. Examples of academic irregularities may include examples such as malpractice, collusion, falsifying data, plagiarism etc.

You can view the full Higher Education Academic Irregularities Policy 2019/20 here.

Nottingham College Higher Education Complaints Policy and Procedure 2019-20

The College is committed to providing a high quality service to its learning community. If you have concerns about the service you have received, we would like to hear about it. The HE Complaints Policy (“The Policy”) and associated procedures aim to ensure that complaints are resolved as fairly and quickly as possible. It also aims to ensure that, where practical, lessons can be learnt and improvements made to the service the College offers.

You can view the Higher Education Complaints Policy and Procedure 2019-20 here.

Higher Education Accreditation of Prior Learning 2019-20

The College may admit a student to the beginning of a course, or with advanced standing beyond the beginning of a course, through the assessment of that student’s prior learning, whether certificated or uncertificated. The process for making such a decision is known as the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL).

You can view the Higher Education Accreditation of Prior Learning Guidance here.

Higher Education Academic Governance Framework 2019-20

This College’s Academic Higher Education Framework, procedures, and processes for assuring and enhancing the standards and quality of provision are designed to offer an efficient and robust committee structure, which has student involvement and their learning experience at its centre.

You can few the full Higher Education Academic Governance Framework 2019/20 here.

Consumer Protection for Undergraduate Students

Understand your consumer rights as an undergraduate student with this 60 second summary from the Competition and Markets Authority.

Office for Students Transparency Information

The information published on this pages shows:

  • The number of applications for admission on to recognised, undergraduate higher education courses that we have received from UK domiciled applicants.
  • The number of offers we have made in relation to those applications.
  • The number of those offers accepted and the number of those who have registered with us.
  • The number of students who attained a particular degree or other academic award, or a particular level of such an award, on completion of their course with us.

It also shows these numbers by reference to:

  • The gender of the individuals to which they relate
  • Their ethnicity
  • Their socio-economic background.

It is important to note that the data presented has not been contextualised. This means, for example, that you will not be able to see from this data how many of those applying to courses met the entry criteria. It is also the case that universities and colleges will often receive many more applications than they have spaces on courses and so offer rates will necessarily be lower than application rates in those circumstances.

Number of applications Percentage of applications that received an offer Percentage of applications that accepted an offer Percentage of applications that led to a registration
Full-Time Ethnicity BAME 150 88% 79% 58%
White 330 89% 73% 58%
EIMD quintile 1 and 2 260 87% 68% 50%
3 to 5 160 86% 57% 48%
Gender Female 310 86% 63% 48%
Male 260 85% 65% 50%
Other N N N N
Part-Time Ethnicity BAME 30 85% 75% 35%
White 130 90% 80% 50%
EIMD quintile 1 and 2 30 85% 75% 40%
3 to 5 N N N N
Gender Female 40 85% 75% 45%
Male 130 90% 80% 45%
Other N N N N
Apprenticeships Ethnicity BAME N N N N
White 30 DP DP DP
EIMD quintile 1 and 2 N N N N
3 to 5 30 DP DP DP
Gender Female N N N N
Male N N N N
Other N N N N

Table 1a: Summary of applications, offers, acceptances and registrations for 2018-19 entrants

Characteristic Characteristic split Percentage
Ethnicity BAME N
White 68%
EIMD Quintile

1 and 2

3 to 5 65%
Gender Female 60%
Male 60%
Other N

Table 2a: Percentage of first degrees at grade 2:1 or above by characteristic for 2017-18 qualifiers