Faculties and departments run your education
During your time with us, you will often hear that it is your faculty or department that is responsible for various aspects of your studies and student life. This is because faculties and departments organise and run the University's educations.
A faculty brings together several related subjects in education and research. The faculty is responsible for quality assurance and coordination within its area of operation, but is divided into departments. It's the departments that are responsible for education and research at the University. They offer programmes and courses in one or more subjects within the faculty's field of activity. The department that is responsible for your course or programme is often referred to as your home department on the Student Portal.
If you are enrolled in a programme, there may be programme-specific courses that are run by a different department (sometimes from a different faculty) than the one responsible for your programme. By logging into the Student Portal and visiting My Page, you can see which faculty and department your education belongs to.