For more information about the King's Student app, please see our article What is the King’s Student app and how do I use it?

 

Code of Conduct 

Please note that the King’s Student app is intended to be a safe space, and students are expected to follow the King’s Community Charter at all times while using it. All members of the King’s community have a responsibility in ensuring that King’s is an inclusive, accessible, and engaging environment that promotes equality of opportunity for everyone in our community, offline and online.  

If you are added as a member of a Group, please only post content that is relevant to the Group’s topic. 

Messages sent on the King’s Student app may be subject to moderation and can be used as evidence by the Student Conduct & Appeals team when investigation claims of misconduct by students. Messages which use profanity will be viewable by all participants in Groups as well as staff administrators of the app, and may be reported and/or deleted. 

By using the King’s Student app, you agree to comply with this Code of Conduct, the University's Data Protection Policy, Information Security Procedure and IT Acceptable Use Policy, and understand that failure to do so may result in disciplinary action. 

Respect others: Students are expected to respect the rights and dignity of all members of the KCL community when using the King’s Student app. Any form of harassment or bullying, including but not limited to racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic, ableist or other discriminatory language or behaviour, is strictly prohibited. Please consult our community charter for further information. 

Protect privacy: Students must respect the privacy of other members of the KCL community when using the King’s Student app. Posting or sharing private information about others, including personal contact information or sensitive academic or medical information, is strictly prohibited. 

Report misconduct: Students who witness or experience any misconduct when using the app are expected to report it to the appropriate university authorities promptly using the Report + Support process

Consequences for misconduct: Violation of this code of conduct may result in disciplinary action, which could include suspension or expulsion from the university, as well as legal action in some cases.  

Use the app appropriately: Students are expected to use the app for its intended purpose, which includes accessing university resources, communicating with fellow members of the King’s community, and engaging in academic activities. Any activity that disrupts or interferes with the normal functioning of the King’s Student app or the university's information technology systems is strictly prohibited.