Academic Quality and Partnerships

Attendance, engagement and absence policy

View and download policies and documents relating to student progression at Sussex.

Undergraduate and Masters students

Students on taught courses are covered by this policy:

This policy sets out how the University monitors and considers attendance, engagement and absence to support students and to be anticipatory in our approach to carrying out our duty of care to all students.

Other documents

The following guides are provided to support staff in recording attendance during 2021/22 (to be updated for 2022-23):

Research students

Students studying research degrees are covered by this policy:

The administrative processes for postgraduate research students are handled by the Research Student Administration Office.

Online Distance Learning

The Engagement Policy for ODL Courses [PDF 119.81KB] applies to all students on Online Distance Learning courses.