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Absence- EMA/Bursary

Attendance requirements for EMA

The student must normally have 100% attendance for their full-time course to receive each week’s payment.

Part payment for part attendance will not be made. Students can self-certificate for 5 days of absence within the academic year, forms can be collected from the Bursary Office. Where medical evidence is available the student can still receive payment for a maximum of 4 weeks of absence within the academic year. Medical evidence can include; medical certificates, appointment cards/letters or evidence of medication. A doctor or dentist appointment will only merit a half day absence.

Attendance requirements for Bursaries

All bursaries are subject to satisfactory conduct, progress and attendance of the student. The student must normally have 100% attendance for their full-time course to receive each week’s payment. Students can self-certificate for 5 days of absence within the academic year, forms can be collected from the Bursary Office. Where medical evidence is available the student can still receive payment for a maximum of 4 weeks of absence within the academic year. Medical evidence can include medical certificates, appointment cards/letters or evidence of medication.

A doctor or dentist appointment will only merit a half day absence. Where evidence is not given for an absence the payment will be held.