16.2 Departmental Support and Monitoring

1. Where a department has concerns that students are failing to meet professional standards, it will arrange a meeting to explain these matters. This may lead to increased support and monitoring, additional training, or a series of specific targets. Students will receive a written summary of the actions agreed, and the department will continue to monitor progress. Departments will work with placement providers as appropriate in providing this support, maintaining detailed records of all actions.

2. The aim of the University is to support all students and ensure that they attain professional standards, but in exceptional cases, this may not be possible. If so students will be referred to a Fitness to Practice Panel for formal investigation.