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Policies and procedures

Policies and procedures
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Delivery Guidance 2021-22

This adapted delivery guidance for our approved centres is designed to reflect the realities of delivering our qualifications in the 2021-22 academic year.

Delivery guidance 2021-22 (PDF 275KB)

Digital Student Portfolios Guidance (PDF 371KB)

Candidate Group Authentication form V1 (Word 27KB)

Complaints and Concerns

These documents reflect the requirements of our Complaints and Concerns policy and have been written to inform all UAL Approved Centres who offer UAL qualifications and students studying UAL qualifications about the requirements of submitting a Complaint or Concern.

Complaints and Concerns policy (175 KB PDF)

Complaints and Concerns form (54 KB Word) 

Appeals

These documents reflect the requirements of our Grade Appeals policy and have been written to inform all centres who offer UAL qualifications about the requirements to ensure accurate information is presented before submitting a Grade Appeal. The Grade Appeals form for submitting an application can be located in the Teacher Assessed Grades support pack. UAL Approved Centres should contact gradeappeals.awarding@arts.ac.uk with any questions.

Grade Appeal Policy 2020-21 (PDF 251KB)

Reasonable Adjustments

The Reasonable Adjustments policy has been written to inform UAL Approved Centres who offer UAL Awarding Body qualifications about the requirements surrounding Reasonable Adjustments, including what constitutes a Reasonable Adjustment, the process to be followed and its associated timelines.

The policy looks to support UAL Approved Centres in submitting applications where required, to ensure learners are not duly advantaged or disadvantaged and that any Reasonable Adjustments put in place are fit for purpose and appropriate.

UAL Awarding Body only requires applications regarding Reasonable Adjustments for externally assessed qualifications.  Please read the policy carefully before completing and sending any applications and supporting evidence required by the published deadline of 28 January 2022 to quality.awarding@arts.ac.uk.

UAL Approved Centres should also read the adapted delivery guidance 2021-22 for our approved centres in conjunction with this policy.

Reasonable Adjustments Policy - Autumn 2021 V4.0 (PDF 718KB)

Application for reasonable adjustments (Word 46KB)

Special Consideration

Special Consideration Policy (PDF 4.6MB)

Special Consideration Evidence supporting the proposed grade

Complete the Special Consideration Application Form (ASC1)

Malpractice and Maladministration

The Malpractice and Maladministration policy has been written to inform UAL Approved Centres, learners, and any individual involved in any activity undertaken by UAL Awarding Body about the requirements surrounding Malpractice and Maladministration, and the importance of mitigating and preventing wrongdoing. The policy provides detail about what constitutes Malpractice and Maladministration, who can report suspected cases, the process to be followed, including how suspected cases can be reported, how investigations are undertaken and their associated timelines.

UAL Approved Centres must read this policy carefully to ensure they are aware of their responsibilities to identify, minimise and manage cases of suspected or actual malpractice or maladministration.

Any suspected incidents must be reported to quality.awarding@arts.ac.uk

Malpractice and Maladministration Policy - Autumn 2021 V2.0 (PDF 1.1MB)

UAL Approved Centre Guidance: Identifying potential or actual malpractice and maladministration (PDF 569KB)

Investigations procedure for UAL Approved Centres (PDF 758KB)

Exemption

These documents reflect the requirements of our Exemption Policy and Process and have been written to inform all centres that offer UAL qualifications about the requirements to ensure accurate information is presented before making an application.

Please read the policy and process carefully before completing and sending the application with the required documentation by the published deadline to: exemptions.awarding@arts.ac.uk

Exemption Policy and Process (PDF 671KB)

Student Exemption Application Form (XLSX 42KB)

Recognition of Prior Learning

These documents reflect the requirements of our Recognition of Prior Learning policy and process and have been written to inform all centres that offer UAL qualifications about the requirements to ensure accurate information is presented before making an application.

Please read the policy and process carefully before completing and sending the record of the interview and assessment with any required documentation by the published deadline to: exemptions.awarding@arts.ac.uk

Recognition of Prior Learning Policy and Process  (PDF 308KB)

Record of Assessment and Interview for Recognition of Prior Learning Form (XLSX 23KB)

Sanctions policy

UAL Awarding Body Sanctions policy v1 (PDF 172KB)

Conflicts of Interest

The Conflicts of Interest policy has been written to inform UAL Awarding Body staff, UAL Approved Centres, learners, and any individual involved in any activity undertaken by UAL Awarding Body about the requirements surrounding Conflicts of Interest, and the importance of identifying, declaring and managing potential or actual conflicts. The policy and centre guidance provide detail of what constitutes a conflict, when to declare, the process to be followed and the responsibilities of UAL Awarding Body and our approved centres.

UAL Approved Centres must read this policy carefully to ensure they are aware of their responsibilities to identify, declare, mitigate against and manage all potential or actual Conflicts of Interest.


Conflict of interest Policy (PDF 590KB)

UAL Approved Centre Guidance: Declaring Conflicts of Interest (PDF 451KB)

Approved Centre Conflicts of Interest declaration

Complete the Conflicts of Interest declaration form

Transparency notice

UAL Awarding Body is committed to protecting your privacy and being transparent about how we process it.

At all times we aim to respect any personal information you share with us, or that we receive from others, and keep it safe.

The Transparency Notice sometimes referred to as a ‘Privacy Notice’, sets out our data processing practices and your rights and options regarding the ways in which your personal information is used and collected. If you have a query about the way in which we process your data, contact information is provided at the end of the Notice.

UAL Awarding Body Transparency notice v1.2 (PDF 295KB)

Summer 2021 results

Visit the Results 2021 hub to find all information relating to awarding grades and results this year.