General Handbook

In this section you will find helpful information for current students on courses in the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

We are dedicated to supporting our students not only in their academic studies but in all aspects of University life. If you can't find what you are looking for on these pages please contact your Programme Coordinator, they will be happy to assist.

There is so much more to studying at the University of Sheffield, click on EXPERIENCE for details.

  • Attendance requirement
  • Start times
  • Car parking
  • In case of sickness
  • Opting out of study sessions
  • Canteen/refreshments
  • Student representation
  • Recording lectures
  • Unit Evaluation

  • Assessment procedures 
  • Assessment calendar
  • Formatting assignments
  • Anonymous marking
  • Submitting written assginments
  • Incomplete/Incorrect submissions
  • Assessment FAQ's
  • Late submissions
  • Confidentiality
  • Extenuating circumstances, extensions and Leave of absence
  • Unfair means
  • Plagiarism
  • Assignment word limit
  • Time allowance for presentations
  • Return of coursework requiring submission in hard form
  • Marking strategy
  • Exams information
  • Publication of results
  • Assessment feedback
  • University principles on feedback
  • Failure to meet required standard
  • Failure at 1st attempt
  • Failure at 2nd attempt
  • Failure to Attend/ Failure to Submit
  • Right to appeal
  • Appeals procedure
  • Withdrawal from the programme
  • Degree classification
  • Receiving your diploma/degree certificates
  • Student Services Information Desk (SSID)
  • Student Welfare
  • Personal Development Plan
  • Disability support
  • Tutorial support
  • Student representation
  • Student Access to Mental Health Support (SAMHS)
  • Health and Safety code of practice
  • Procedure in the event of an accident
  • How to report an incident
  • Safety/attendance register
  • Fire procedure
  • Smoking
  • Student Safety
  • Our Committment
  • Complaints and appeals
  • Change of address
  • Change of name
  • The Sheffield Graduate Attributes (undergraduates only)
  • NSS
  • Interactive Campus Map
  • HEAR (Higher Education Achievement Record)
  • Library Services
  • Ucards
  • IT Support
  • Academic Support 301 Glossop Road
  • Careers Service
  • Students Union
  • Student registration
  • NHSOC
  • Peer mentoring scheme
  • Become a student rep