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Policies and Procedures

Students at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School are also registered students of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama (CDD).

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 Policies and Procedures

 This page includes a list of policies and procedures that apply to current Bristol Old Vic Theatre School (BOVTS) students.

Students are reminded that their degree courses are validated by the University of the West of England (UWE) and as a result they are UWE registered students. As BOVTS is a founding member of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama (CDD) students are also CDD registered students.

If you cannot find the policy you are looking for below, please contact a member of staff in the Admissions Department ([email protected]or contact the Higher Education Administration & Student Support Manager – [email protected]

 Students should note that policies and procedures, including Course Summaries, are subject to review. Any changes to course-related documentation will be communicated to students in advance and, where significant, will only be implemented after consultation with affected students.

Students who started their studies in 2018-19

Terms and Conditions (BOVTS) 2018-19
Terms & Conditions (UWE) 2018-19

Course Summary documents 2018-19
For details of your course of study, please see the course summary documents on the individual course pages of the BOVTS website.


Students who started their studies in 2017-18

Students in receipt of US Federal Aid - Policies and Consumer Information

Students in receipt of US Federal Aid are expected to maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress.

Please see the policies below;

BOVTS Notice for all borrowers of Title IV Aid
BOVTS Default Management Plan
BOVTS Return of Title IV Policy
BOVTS Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

Consumer Information: Please click here!

Please see archived policies – HERE

Contact details

Queries relating to your Direct Federal Loans application with Bristol Old Vic Theatre School can be sent to:

I’m constantly delighted by the talent, commitment and drive of our students. Their curiosity and joy in the work gives us all energy and keeps me on my toes! My goal is to ensure that their voices serve their acting - both in theatre and recorded media. They need to be able to project, learn accents, respond to a wide variety of texts and have a voice that is healthy and be able to sustain long tours and tough filming schedules. This involves them working extremely hard – but having fun as well. When the new students see the final year students in production for the first time I know they’ll come into class the next day fully understanding the high standard they’re working to achieve. Carol Fairlamb, Head of Voice