MRC always strives to maintain the highest standards of teaching and learning.
Mont Rose College strives to maintain the highest quality of teaching and learning experience for its students. MRC commits to a process of continual improvements, and to maintaining its achievement through an enthusiastic process of standards and quality assurance.
Academic Ethics and Integrity Policy of Management Education
It is Mont Rose College students’ responsibility to ensure all work submitted or presented to them is entirely their own. Serious violation of this rule in cheating or plagiarism may result in dismissal of the student from the college. The Director, senior tutors, and teachers are responsible for clarifying to staff and students items in the Academic Ethics Policy as outlined below.
Any use of an unfair means to pass an examination or assessment, e.g. attempt to submit an assignment which is not entirely prepared by the student shall constitute cheating. Compliance with this rule requires the students to observe the following points:
Incorporation of any text into any assessed material whether intentionally or otherwise without due acknowledgment of its author or source constitutes plagiarism.
Non-compliance with the following guidelines may constitute plagiarism:
Other violations include:
1. Policy Statement
Mont Rose College welcomes applications from all prospective students with the motivation to learn and the potential to succeed. The College review and update the admissions policy and procedures to ensure that it continues to support the mission and strategic objectives of the College. (Indicator – 4, chapter B2). The College is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity for all individuals seeking a place on a programme.
This admissions policy is made in line with the QAA quality code chapter B2.
Mont Rose College will ensure that all applications are dealt with on an individual basis and are considered fairly in line with the College’s Equality and Diversity Policy, Admissions Requirements and Guidelines and any relevant legislation like Data Protection, Competition and Market Authority etc.
The policy and procedures are clear and are conducted in a professional manner by the trained staff members. (Indicator -1, chapter B2)
The following legislation applies to this policy
Everyone has a responsibility to give full and active support to the policy by ensuring:-
4.1 The admission process should be conducted by trained and competent staff members in a professional manner. They should thoroughly check the applications to ensure that the prospective students meet the necessary entry criteria. (Indicator -2, chapter B2)
4.2 The admissions staff should use different ways to enable prospective students from a range of different backgrounds to demonstrate their potential to succeed in their studies. E.g case studies, diagnostic test and interviews
4.3 The admission manager make sure that the information about entry requirements, study mode and teaching and learning should be available on the college website for the students to make informed decisions.
4.4 The admission process should be clearly explained
4.5 Any significant change to a programme, e.g. location of the programme, delivery, content, etc. should appear on Mont Rose College website and Facebook page.
4.6 The admission staff make sure that the prospective students should get all the pertinent information at the time of the orientation which enables them to make a smooth transition from prospective student to current students (Indicator -10, chapter B2)
4.7 Detailed course specifications should be developed for each course offered to assist students in making an informed decision. (Indicator -5, chapter -B2)
5. Actions to Implement and Develop Policy
5.1 Criteria for Admission
The Mont Rose College recruits students of outstanding achievement from all educational backgrounds. Proven previous exam results are the main focus towards admission at Mont Rose College. International students also need to show the English competency in order to secure admissions.
The following criteria must be met in order to secure admission at Mont Rose College.
Once the college has received all the above information from the student than the candidates require to take the initial diagnostic test. The candidate needs to achieve more than 50 % marks to be forwarded to the next stage which is to be interviewed
After the interview the final decision is made.
An unconditional offer letter will be issued to the accepted candidates
A conditional letter will be issued to the students in case they have to meet a certain criteria. (Indicator -8, chapter B2)
(Indicator -6, chapter B2)
For International Student the criteria of admission are almost same but before issuing the CAS letter college has to check student English level, which should confirm that student has achieved a CEFR level B2 in English.
Once an International student arrives at college on enrolment day, then it is the responsibility of appointed person to check their academic documents along with Visa and scan them. Once student documents are completed, then He/she requires to do the initial diagnostic test.
5.2 Right to Refuse an Application
The College reserves the right to refuse an application if the applicant fails to fulfil the mentioned criteria.
5.3. Applicants who do not meet the normal entry requirements for a particular course may be given a place subject to specified conditions. These conditions will be made explicit to the applicant. A decision to admit an applicant under these circumstances will be at the discretion of the Principal or his nominee(s), usually the Admissions manager.
6. Colleges require below mentioned documents from student’s admission and if they can’t provide any of these requested information then they must inform college and get extra time to complete their application.
7. The student has a right to appeal against the admission decision and can request a review of a decision concerning the selection or admission. The appeal policy is available on the college website. (Indicator -3, Chapter B2)
The college does not allow appeals based on academic judgement, appeal can be filed with regards to procedural grounds within 2 weeks of the decision
8. The College will inform the prospective students of any significant changes in the programme they have applied and will advise promptly of the other choices available. (Indicator -9, chapter B2)
9. Monitoring & Evaluation
The College’s Senior Management Team will monitor the operation of the policy by receiving an annual report on admissions.
MRC’s commitment to maintaining high standards in the provision of education and other services is coupled with its aim of eliminating discrimination and promote equal opportunities for all as required under the provisions of national legislation.
Notwithstanding individual differences in needs, MRC asserts its belief that all members of the short courses London college staff and students are to be treated equally regardless of their gender, ethnic origin, age, ability, disability, faith, sexual orientation or any other attribute.
The working culture in the colleges in Ilford does not tolerate discrimination, victimisation and harassment in whichever form it occurs. When acting as an employer, provider of education or other services, MRC is committed to implementing its equal opportunities Policy of Management Education. To achieve this aim the college will adhere to the points below:
QUALITY ASSURANCE POLICY
Quality Assurance Policy
Mont Rose College always strives to maintain the highest quality of teaching and learning experience for its students. The provisions of this Policy of Management Education commit the college to a continuing process of improvement, and to maintaining its standards through a vigorous process of quality assurance.
The college shall subject its education and training programmes to an continual process of improvement and quality enhancement. The college will update and monitor periodically plans, and policies of education improvement.
The colleges in east London will assist students in achieving their full academic potential and, to make progress towards this end possible, will ensure that their academic performance sets a benchmark against the ambitious achievement criteria, and make necessary arrangements to respond effectively to their feedback.
Student Academic Appeal Policy and Procedure
1 Purpose and scope of the procedure
2 Principles of the procedure
2.1 The procedure is based on the following principles:
4 Right of secondary appeal to a decision of the academic appeal panel
ATTENDANCE POLICY AND STUDENT COMPLAINT POLICY
Attendance Policy and Student Complaint Policy
Mont Rose College of Management and Sciences is very strict about punctuality and regularity of the students. These qualities of punctuality and regularity are highly valued by the employers. Therefore, the college tries to inculcate these qualities among the students.
The Student Services Department keeps the record of each student’s attendance on a daily basis. The Student’s Disciplinary Policy treats the breach of Attendance Policy as a serious offence.
Our aim is to be the first choice of the students and to overcome this challenge we not only emphasize on implementing the attendance Policy of Management Education but also on the ways it can be achieved.
This policy applies to all students enrolled in any course offered by the college. The aim of the policy is to ensure that all the students should understand that they need to attend all the classes and tutorials to get the maximum benefit from their course of study.
Mont Rose College of Management and Sciences encourages 100% attendance. The adjustments can only be made where there is medical evidence or proof of extenuating circumstances.
Authorised (Planned) and Unauthorised Absences
It is the student’s responsibility to provide the reason with evidence to the Student Services Administrator for an authorised absence. Absences are unauthorised unless proven otherwise.
The attendance will be marked by the lecturer no later than 15 minutes after the start of each session.
The attendance register will be completed by the lecturer at the start of each class, he/she will mark the student either:
When a student is absent, late authorisation of such absence is only possible if a justified reason is provided.
Absence due to illness
If a student is ill and needs to stay at home then they have to inform the Student Services administratorno later then 9:30 am on the first day of their absence otherwise they will be marked as ‘unauthorised’ absence. Medical evidence will only be required if the illness lasts for more then 3 days.
In case a student falls ill or has an accident while in the college and needs to go home, the student must report the illness or accident to the course tutor or the Student Services department to get an authorised absence.
Absence due to an appointment
The students are advised to book any appointments after the college hours to avoid interruption in their programme of study. If due to any valid reason they cannot do so then they should inform the Student Services Department or the course tutor at the time of leaving.
Non-Compliance with attendance Policy:
Non-compliance with attendance policy will result in a disciplinary action being taken against the student. If the attendance is below 80% then the college will issue the first warning letter to the student. The student has to contact the Student Services department within 5 working days to provide reasons for unauthorised absence.
If the student fails to do so then a second warning letter will be issued mentioning that they have 5 more working days to inform the office of their unauthorised absence. If the student again fails to contact the Student Service department then third letter will be issued to the student mentioning that the student’s name has been withdrawn from the college record and the college has also informed the UK Border Agency (UKBA). If the student’s attendance for the semester drops below 80% then progression to further study for the next semester will not be permitted.
Absence due to an appointment
Attendance and punctuality are not only important for student success and progression in the course of study but are also required to fulfill the condition of their study visa and remain in the UK.
The College is required by law to inform the UK Border Agency (UKBA) about the attendance of international students, the College will report non-attendance in the following circumstances:
Authorised & Unauthorised Absences
The following would be considered suitable reasons for an authorised absence:
The following would be considered unacceptable reasons for authorising absence:
Withdrawing from or suspending study:
If you are considering withdrawing from the College or interrupting your studies for any reason, please consult your tutor and the Student Services department and seek advice if you have a particular problem. If a student wants to take a prolonged leave due to illness and pregnancy he/she needs to provide medical certificate to get an authorised leave from the college.
If you decide to suspend or withdraw from your course, you must inform the Student Services department who will complete the appropriate forms on your behalf. It is very important that the correct procedure is followed, should you decide to re-enter higher education at a later stage.
You must not, under any circumstances, withdraw from the College without notifying the Student Services department, as failure to do so may carry financial implications in terms of tuition fees, repayment of the student loan and visa issues.
Student complaints policy and procedure
1 Purpose and scope of the procedure
2 Principles of the procedure
2.1 The procedure is based on the following principles:
3 Informal stage
4 Formal stage
5 Right of appeal
EXTERNAL SPEAKER CODE OF CONDUCT
Mont Rose College of Management and Sciences
This code of conduct exists to ensure that all speakers taking part in Mont Rose College hosted or run event, act in accordance with the MRC’s External Speaker Code of Conduct.
The College will assign a person responsible for the event, who will be ensuring that:
Freedom of speech
Free speech is fundamental to the role of Mont Rose College.
As a matter of law, educational institutions in England and Wales have a statutory duty to secure freedom of speech, reflecting their mission as places where new ideas can be advanced and where open and free debate can take place. The Education Act (No 2) 1986 requires the educational institution to take such steps as are reasonably practicable to ensure that freedom of speech within the law is secured for its employees, students and visiting speakers. The Mont Rose College therefore requires all employees and students to tolerate and protect the expression of opinions within the law.
However, whilst the law promotes and protects freedom of speech, it also require to ensure the public order and safety. The College recognises that it has a legal responsibility to create a balance between minimising the possibility of extremism or unlawful conduct and ensuring that it meets its legal obligations in relation to securing freedom of speech.
The MRC reserves the right to not permit an external speaker to speak at or attend an event, to refuse to permit an event at any time if it reasonably considers there may be a breach of the External Speaker Policy or of any legal obligation.
The External Speakers/Referrers could request the” External Speaker Form” by emailing to: firstname.lastname@example.org ; or email@example.com . Alternatively , the form could be downloaded from our website.
The completed form should be submitted for consideration to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mont Rose College’s commitment to maintaining high standards in education and student support is coupled with its aim of eliminating discrimination and promoting equal opportunities.
Notwithstanding individual differences in students and their needs, London college asserts its belief that all members of the college staff and students are to be treated equally regardless of their gender, ethnic origin, age, ability, or disability, faith, sexual orientation or any other attribute.
The working culture in the college does not tolerate any form of discrimination, victimisation or harassment.
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