Policies, Procedures & Regulations

The word ‘policy’ is used throughout to refer to procedures and guidance as well as formal policies. Policies apply to both academic year and calendar year and are referenced accordingly.

Academic Misconduct and Disciplinary Offences

Accreditation of prior learning

Admissions policy

Attendance Policy


You can find the application forms, on the Fees and Funding page.

Certificate Replacements

Code of Practice on the Assessment of Student Work

Criminal Records Checks

Extenuating circumstances

Fitness to practise policy and procedures

Fitness to study policy

General Regulations

Grievance and complaints policy and appeals policy

Student Grievances and Complaints:

Informal complaints:

Formal complaints:

Academic Appeals:

Panel Hearing Process

Reasonable adjustments

Reviews of outcomes of an academic appeal or a formal grievance

For students registered on awards validated by the University of Bath, visit their website.

For students registered on RAD awards:

Student Support Policy and Procedures

Withdrawals & suspensions policy

For further information on any document, policy, procedure or regulation contained on this page, please contact the Head of Quality Assurance, Royal Academy of Dance, 188 York Road, London SW11 3JZ, email foequalityassurance@rad.org.uk.