for Students and their Learning
induction sessions by Course Leaders and relevant Year Co-ordinators
follow the general induction provided at University level. The School also
has a residential induction course for Stage 1
An extensive description of support systems, staff roles,
School policy and other information on academic matters is available to
students on the School’s website http://www.qub.ac.uk/ep/).
are encouraged to contact individual Module co-ordinators about matters
relating to the delivery of modules.
are made aware that issues relating to their Stage can be discussed with
students have access to all staff through a system of designated
consultation hours and e-mail access. Each member of staff offers at least
two periods of two hours consultation per
guidance is available to all students through the School’s Careers Adviser
and the University Careers Service. Specific short courses on Careers are
provided at Stage 2.
Adviser of Studies is responsible for 'students at risk'; i.e. those
students who are experiencing problems with their studies or who have
personal problems that are impacting on their academic performance. In
addition, the Adviser of Studies can advise about overall academic
performance and has a general pastoral role.
Students have access to all University Libraries, including
the Architecture and Planning Information Service (APIS). There is a
specific page on the library’s web site offering guidance to students in
the School of Environmental Planning (see http://www.qub.ac.uk/lib/webpages/envplan.htm).
students have access to the Queen's Online system which
regarding the progress of a module and
communication with staff;
to learning and teaching materials (lecture and tutorial outlines, reading
lists, web resources and other course
for online discussions with other students, including PG Diploma
have access to bank of computers (some with Internet access) within their
studio. The School's Computer Programmer supports this service through
small group tuition and workshops.
The Staff-Student Consultative Committee (which is composed
of elected student representatives from each Stage and all staff) provides
a forum for consultation and discussion between staff and the student
body. The SCC meets once every semester. The School’s policy on the SCC
can be viewed at http://www.qub.ac.uk/ep/policy/index.html).
are encouraged to complete feedback forms for all modules and main
lecturing staff. The results of the feedback is presented and discussed at
Module and Pathway Review meetings (see below).
Module and Pathway Reviews are undertaken at the end of each
Semester. The review panel is composed of all staff that teach at that
level, the SCC representatives and any other interested student. The
School’s policy on the Module and Pathway review can be viewed at
students have access to a comprehensive range of University facilities
including; University Health and Counselling Services, Students' Union,
Student Support Services, University Harassment