Further information about support and privacy
Where can I find further information regarding sources of support that are available to me as a student of the University of Leeds?
The central University resources are without doubt the primary source of support for you. Information about the support available to you from the University can be accessed at http://students.leeds.ac.uk/.
Who has access to my personal information?
The School of Medicine is subject to the University’s policy on Data Protection. This is available at https://students.leeds.ac.uk/privacy
Any personal information you provide is treated as highly confidential and is only accessible to School of Medicine staff that require it to plan your studies e.g. Student Education staff, your placement lead or/and your placement co-ordinator.
Occasionally you may share information with your tutor that your tutor considers may impact on your studies significantly. Your tutor will ask for your consent to share this information with appropriate core academic staff within the School before doing so.
If a member of School of Medicine staff considers that there is a significant risk to your personal health and wellbeing or to the health and wellbeing of patients they may under exceptional circumstances need to share confidential information about you with other members of staff without your consent.