Find out how we can help you with any academic problems you are having.
At university, you are in control of your studies and your academic progress. However, if you are struggling, the Student Support team is here to help.
If you know what your preferred learning style is, it can help you understand how you study best and improve the overall quality of your learning. The seven learning styles are:
If you are unsure what learning style suits you, you can take a short quiz in http://www.whatismylearningstyle.com/ and to get additional tips on study techniques for your learning style.
Here are a few tips to help you make the most out of your study time.
If you have had personal or medical difficulties, which have prevented you from attending an exam, completing your work on time or completing your work to the best of your ability, then you may be able to submit an EC1 form due to extenuating circumstances. You have to complete a form and provide evidence of your circumstances to your course director within 5 working days of the submission date of the coursework or exam.
EC1 evidence for a medical condition should come from your GP and evidence of having received counselling or therapeutic support needs to be provided by your counsellor or therapist.
You can download the EC1 form from the Ulster University Student Guide or by clicking through this link Extenuating circumstances
If for any reason you are unhappy with an academic decision, you have the right to appeal it seven days from publication of results. An appeal can be based on one of two types of circumstance and the forms can be downloaded from the Student Guide or through this link Appeals
The Students’ Union campus VPs will be able to support you through the appeals process. You can access more information and the Students’ Union contact details through the following links.