Policy and Procedure Development and Communication

The Secretariat provides support for the planning, development and implementation of the University’s academic policies and procedures.  This involves contributing to senior management discussions about policy aspiration and articulating them by writing and/or amending policy and procedure documents.  Following scrutiny and approval by relevant committees, the documents are disseminated University-wide for enactment.


This page sets out the University’s key academic policies which have been approved by Academic Board.  A brief summary of the policy is contained in the first page of each policy document.

 Academic Archiving Policy

Academic Partnerships Policy

Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) Policy

Admissions Policy – Postgraduate

Admissions Policy Undergraduate

Alcohol and Substance Misuse Policy

Authorised Absence Policy

Code of Practice for Research 1.0 Feb 2017

Double and Second Marking Policy 

Electoral Campaigning on Campus

Ethical Approval of Research by External Bodies 

Fitness to Study Policy

Code of Practice on Freedom of Speech

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

Inclusive Practice Policy

Intellectual Property Rights Policy 

Marking and Grading Policy

Module Evaluation Policy

Open-Access-Policy 2014

Postponed Classes Policy 

Professional Ethics Framework 

Promoting Academic Integrity Policy

Programme Closures, Suspensions and Changes Policy

Research Data Management Policy

Research Ethics Policy

Research Misconduct UKRIO Procedure

Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy

Sponsorship of External Organisations and Individuals Policy 

Statement on Academic Freedom

Student Created Intellectual Property Policy 

Student Anti-Bullying and Harassment Policy

Student Engagement and Participation Policy

Student Engagement and Participation Policy for Research Programmes

Student Engagement and Representation Policy 

Student Mental Health Policy

Student Support and Tutoring Policy June 2014

Students Under the Age of 18 Policy

Teacher Education Framework for PG Research Students Who Teach

University of Lincoln Code of Ethics

Work Placement Policy

Work Based Learning Policy

If you have any queries that cannot be addressed through the information above please contact the Secretariat Office on policyreview@lincoln.ac.uk  or 01522 886665