These pages will give you information about teaching and learning and student life
Teaching and learning resources
You will find general information relating to your studies, including information on teaching timetables, IT and computing services, the library and learning resources, on the University’s Student Homepage.
Induction timetable information will be available in late August for all new and current students.
Degree Regulations provide information on programmes of study and set out the regulatory framework by which these are governed. Regulations for each programme are on the University regulations and general information webpages.
Our handbooks tell you about the School, Faculty and University rules that apply to your work. They contain important information about the nature of your subject area and your degree programme. They also contain information about what we expect from you and what you may expect from us. If you can't find the information you require please contact either your personal tutor or the relevant School secretary.
Archiprint is a self-service printing facility based in the Architecture Building for the use of students. This Archiprint user guide (PDF: 3.33 MB) contains all the information you should need but if you have any queries please contact our Computing Officer.
Submission deadlines 2016-17
All submission deadlines for the academic year are now available to view on APL Assessment Deadlines (PDF: 326 KB)
The School runs a Parenting Scheme to help Stage 1 students settle into University life. The scheme is a great opportunity to gain experience and develop a range of key skills including communication and presentation skills, organisation and time planning skills, and working with people from a range of different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
The Parent will work with a small group of Stage 1 students. This will involve helping students when they need:
- someone to listen
- someone to discuss their options with where appropriate
- knowledge about where to get specialist advice and help
Parents will receive thorough training and you will be awarded a certificate and have your participation recorded on your Higher Education Achievement Record (HEAR).
The skills required to be a Parent are:
- respect for others
- a commitment to helping others
- the ability to interact with a variety of people
- willingness to accept standards of ethical conduct such as confidentiality
- good organisation skills
Students in their second and third year of University are welcome to apply to become a parent. You can make friends from around the world and develop your skills.
If you're interested in becoming a Parent please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
The University's award-winning Careers Service will help you plan for your future career while you are studying and help you after you graduate. We have one of the largest and best resourced career services in the UK and the School has its own dedicated careers adviser.
Adding to your degree
The ncl+ initiative ensures that every student has the opportunity to gain valuable and transferable skills in addition to their degree. Ncl+ brings together groups across the University that offer opportunities and experiences that will make your time at university more valuable. This will boost your employability, and enhance your degree. Find out more about ncl+.
Through ncl+ you can apply to become a Student Ambassador. As an ambassador you’ll support a wide range of recruitment and aspiration-raising activities and events at the University. This is a paid position that it flexible to work around your studies. For more information please visit the ncl+ website.
Student Union societies
There are student societies for both architecture and planning. Information on each and how to get involved can be found on the Students’ Union website.