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Starting your studies

 

 

Am I eligible for Council Tax Exemption when progressing from undergraduate to postgraduate study?

 

 

I’ve done my online enrolment and am starting my course very soon. When can I get my Confirmation of Study letter for banking and accommodation?

 

 

Taking a break in your studies

 

 

What is the difference between being on a ‘Dormant’ status or a ‘Dormant – Resit’ status?

 

 

What emails/notifications should I expect to receive about my interruption?

 

 

If I’m interrupted, do I still have a personal tutor and can I contact them?

 

 

Can I still contact academic staff in my department?

 

 

What happens with my student funding while I’m interrupted?

 

 

Am I entitled to Disabled Students Allowance (DSA)?

 

 

Am I still entitled to student discounts?

 

 

Am I still eligible for Council Tax Exemption (CTE) while I’m on an interruption?

 

 

Can I continue living in my student residence?

 

 

If I’m on a Tier 4 or Student visa, can I remain in the UK?

 

 

Am I allowed into campus buildings?

 

 

Can I still access my Confirmation of Study letter while I'm interrupted?

 

 

What support, systems and software can I still get access to?

 

 

Finishing your studies

 

 

Am I still considered a student until my graduation ceremony?

 

 

Am I still considered a student until my results and award are released?

 

 

I have submitted my thesis and now I can’t access my Confirmation of Study letter; does this mean I am no longer considered a student?