To provide a framework and set of principles relating to student withdrawals and related financial and academic impacts of those withdrawals. The policy and associated procedures are designed to ensure that all regulatory requirements are met; and that students and staff have access to clear information on processes and impacts in regard to a student’s request to withdraw from any NMIT course or programme.
To describe provision of appropriate guidance and support to students when they are having difficulty continuing with their course or programme, before any withdrawal is implemented.
To ensure an auditable trail of communications and withdrawal procedures followed is maintained for all students.
The operational aspects of this policy are detailed in the Withdrawal Procedure.