As a college of Bucks New University, UCFB adheres to their regulatory policies and procedures. The below links include all relevant Bucks New University policies and procedures, including those covering quality and teaching, such as the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) policy and procedure.

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Environment & Estates

Accident and Dangerous Occurrence

Admission of Students' / Employees' Children to University Premises

Asbestos Policy

Carbon Management Implementation Plan

Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Protocol

Environmental Policy

Health and Safety: General Workshop Safety Code of Practice

Health and Safety: Guidance for the Placement of University Students

Health and Safety Policy

Health and Safety: Pregnancy and Maternity - Employees Policy

Legionnaires Policy

Monitoring Policy

Password Policy

Portable Appliance Testing Policy

Safety Procedures and Employee Instructions

Smoking Policy

System Owner Policy

Weapons and Firearms on Campus (Staff and Students)


Anti-Fraud and Corruption Policy

Commercial Debt Policy

Criminal Facilitation of Tax Evasion Policy

Debt Management and Bad Debt Write Off Policy

Employees Expenses Policy

Fees Charges and Payments Policy 2014- 2015 - Further Education Subcontracting

Fees Charges and Payments Policy 2015- 2016 - Further Education Subcontracting

Fees Charges and Payments Policy 2016- 2017 - Further Education Subcontracting

Financial Regulations

Payment and Debt Procedures (Home / EU Fees)

Procurement Procedure

Refund and Compensation Policy

Student Debt Policy

Value for Money Policy

Value for Money Strategy


Articles of Government

Bucks New University Strategic Plan 2016-2021

Committees Handbook

Council Procedures

Degree Awarding Powers - Taught Course Degrees

Document Framework Policy

Freedom of Speech Policy and Procedures

Instrument of Government

New University Title


Risk Management Strategy And Policy

Scheme of Academic Dress

Scheme of Delegation

Student Protection Plan

University Governance: Committee Constitutions and Terms of Reference

Human Resources

Adoption Policy

Adverse Weather Policy

Alcohol and Substance Abuse Policy

Career Break and Sabbaticals Policy

Code of Conduct for Staff

Conflict of Interests Policy

DBS Policy

Dignity at Work Policy

Employee Capability Policy

Employee Disciplinary Policy

Employee Grievance Procedures

Flexible Working Policy

Health and Wellbeing Policy and Procedures

Industrial Action and Withholding Pay Poicy

Learning and Development Policy

Managing Organisational Change

Managing Sickness Absence Policy

Market Pay Policy

Maternity Policy

Mediation Policy & Procedure

Multi-Faith Chaplaincy Constitution

Ordinary Parental Leave Policy

Paternity Policy

Professional Development Review Policy

Raising Issues of Concern (Whistleblowing) Policy

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Relocation Policy

Remuneration Policy

Retirement Policy

Role Review and Analysis (HERA) Policy

Shared Parental Leave Policy

Special Leave Policy

Staff Disability Policy

Time off for Trade Union Duties and Activities Policy

Transgender Policy

Volunteering Policy

Information & communications

Acceptable Use Policy

Acceptable Use Policy guidance notes

Data Protection Policy

Email Policy

Freedom of Information Policy

Information Security Policy

IT Asset Management Policy

Information Security Incident Management Policy

IT Regulations of Use

Library Services Collections Management Policy

Mobile Device Policy

Monitoring Policy

Network Access Policy

Outsourcing and Third Party Access Policy

Password Policy

Records Lifecycle Management Scheme

Social Media Policy

System Owner Policy

Quality & teaching

Academic Appeals Process

Academic Assessment Regulations

Academic Misconduct Policy

Academic Qualifications Framework

Accreditation of Prior Learning Policy and Procedure

Admissions Policy & Procedure

Agent Recruitment and Management Procedure

Annual Monitoring Policy

Approval of Academic Provision

Articulation Agreements Procedure

Assessment and Feedback Policy

Attendance and Engagement Policy

Attendance Monitoring and Reporting Procedure

Boards of Examiners

Careers and Employability Policy

Certification and Transcript Procedure

Confidentiality Policy (Society and Health)

Course Amendment Procedure

e-Learning and Virtual Learning Environment Policy

External Examiners Handbook

Fitness to Practise Procedure

Flexible and Distributed Learning Policy

International Student Policy

Interruption Withdrawal and Transfer Procedure

Marketing Recruitment and the Admission of International Students Procedure

Mitigating Circumstances Policy

Peer Observation Policy

Periodic Review Process

Personal Tutoring Policy

Placement Learning Policy

Programme Suspension and / or Closure Policy

Professional, Statutory & Regulatory Body (PSRB) Guidelines

Reasonable Adjustments for Disabled Students

Short Course Approval Process

Statement on Quality Assurance Policies and Procedures

Student Representation Policy


Bucks Knowledge Archive Policy

Code of Good Research Practice

Code of Practice Postgraduate Research Degrees (Brunel University)

Code of Practice Postgraduate Research Degrees (Coventry University)

Code of Practice Postgraduate Research Degrees (Staffordshire University)

Intellectual Property Policy and Procedures

Open Access Policy

Professional Doctorates Framework and Regulations

Regulations for Research Degrees

Regulations for Research Degrees (Staffordshire University)

Research Data Management Policy

Research Ethics Policy

Research & Innovation Centre & Groups Policy

Student welfare

Criminal Convictions Procedure

Fitness to Study Procedure

Learning Partnerships Agreement

Pregnancy and Maternity Policy (Students)

Safeguarding Under-18s and Adults at Risk Policy and Procedure

Student Bullying and Harassment

Student complaints procedure

Student Death Protocol

Student Disciplinary Procedures

Transgender Policy