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Withdrawing from your programme of study

Withdrawing from your programme of study is a big decision. You should seek as much advice as possible if you are considering leaving the University.

Get advice to help you make the best decision

Whether you are planning to take up employment, transfer to another Higher Education provider or are considering leaving University for another reason, it is important that you have all the information you need to make the best decision for you.

If you are considering withdrawal please get in touch with the following staff/teams so that we can support you through this process and ensure you get all the advice and guidance you need.

  • Academic advice about your options from your Programme Leader (or a member of your programme team).
  • Advice regarding the financial implications of withdrawal from the Student Funding and Financial Support team including information about tuition fees and any SLC funding.
  • If you are an international student advice about any implications for your visa from the Student Immigration Team.
  • If you are living in University accommodation advice regarding your accommodation contract from the Residential Allocations  team

Further advice and support

You may also find it helpful to speak with:

To proceed

If having sought all necessary advice and support you decide to proceed with withdrawal you will need to take the following steps

  1. Complete a request to withdraw form
  2. Pass the completed form to your Programme Tutor for approval
  3. Take the signed form to your nearest Ask Herts Hub

If you live on campus, log in to your accommodation portal at and complete an Early Departure Notification.

Funded by the Student Loans Company?

If you withdraw you will also need to ensure the Student Loans Company are notified of your Change of Circumstance.

Transferring to another Higher Education provider?

You may need to provide evidence to the new institution of the modules you have studied with us and the results you have achieved. Contact the Ask Herts team requesting a Notification of Results.


Contact Us

Student Funding and Financial Support

Student Finance

Today 09:00 - 17:00
Offering guidance and support to our Student Loans Company (SLC) funded students.
Hutton Hub, College Lane
Today 09:00 - 17:00
Offering financial support to students, such as the Hardship Fund, Blackbullion and Money Management Workshops
Hutton Hub, College Lane

Student Account Management

Student Finance

Today 10.00 - 14.00
Hutton Hub, College Lane

Student Immigration Team (Advice)

Student Immigration Team (Advice & Compliance)

Today - Closed
Ask Herts (Hutton Hub), College Lane


Student Wellbeing

Today 8.30 - 17:00
Student Wellbeing is closed at weekends and during holiday periods.
Student Wellbeing (Counselling), College Lane

Ask Innovation

Student Information Service (SIS)

Today - Closed
Unfortunately, due to staffing levels, the Innovation Centre will be closed from Monday 4th to Friday 8th December 2023. It will reopen Monday 11th December for one week and close until the 8th January.

Ask de Havilland

Student Information Service (SIS)

Today 10:00 - 15:45

Ask Hutton

Student Information Service (SIS)

Today 10:00 - 15:45