Overview Himilo University is committed to supporting diversity and ensuring equality of opportunity for all applicants. The Admissions Policy sets out the University’s principles and processes used to select and admit new students to both undergraduate courses; inkeeping with the wider commitment to diversity and internationalism as detailed in the University’s Purpose, Mission and core Values. The Admissions Policy is reviewed annually by the Director of Admissions and the University’s Academic Department.
Admission principles: The University will admit students to its courses in line with the following principles: A. That selection and admissions processes should be transparent, implemented fairly, courteously and consistently. B. That there is a reasonable expectation that the applicant will be able to fulfill the objectives of the course and achieve the standard required for the award. C. That all timely completed applications will be treated equally and where courses have reached capacity, qualified applicants may be offered an alternative course or be invited to defer to the next intake. D. Those through course admissions the opportunities for progression, personal and professional development and lifelong learning are provided for all candidates who meet the relevant entry criteria.
E. That the University will seek at all times to ensure equality of opportunity for all applicants and students as part of our commitment to creating a stimulating and supportive learning and working environment based on mutual respect and trust.
Each course and its named awards will have a specified set of admissions requirements, consistent with the University’s admissions principles of prospective students.
Applications are primarily considered against the published entry criteria for the course (or their international equivalent) to which an applicant has applied.
Staff responsible for admissions may also consider a range of criteria to assess an application, including: prior experience, abilities, aptitudes and skills.
Post entry, students may transfer from one course to another provided a place is available and they meet the admissions criteria for the course in question.
Unsuccessful applicants will receive notification of the admissions decision via email or mobile SMS. Full feedback of the decision can be requested from the academic department, contact details for which are found in all correspondence.
Students who have been excluded on academic grounds may not normally be admitted to a related course or pathway.
If the University has reason to believe that an individual or any person acting on their behalf has provided false information, omitted relevant information, made any misrepresentation and/or provided forged documents, an investigation will be conducted and the application in question may be cancelled.
Any applicant unsatisfied with their application experience is able to submit a formal complaint.
All information about applicants and candidates offered places should be treated as personal and sensitive data, and stored in secure record systems to ensure that confidentiality can be maintained.
The collection of data relating to applications, offers on courses, acceptances, enrolments and progression will be collected to facilitate analysis and ensure the data integrity