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Student Vetting

It is the policy of the University of Limerick that students on any of the UL Programmes with a Vetting Requirement or whom the University places or makes arrangements for placement at a relevant organisation as part of the student’s course of education, training or scheme, including any internship scheme, where such placement requires the student to participate in ‘relevant work or activities’ relating to children or vulnerable adults, must be vetted in accordance with the University of Limerick’s Student Vetting Policy can be found at the UL Policy Hub

The University must receive either a vetting disclosure from the National Vetting Bureau or confirmation from the relevant organisation that the relevant organisation has received a vetting disclosure from the National Vetting Bureau in respect of the student.

If a student’s placement involves ‘relevant work or activities’ relating to children or other vulnerable persons, the provisions of this policy apply whether or not the student has unsupervised access to or assumes a position of responsibility with a child or vulnerable adult. This is in compliance with the National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012-2016.

If you are undertaking a programme which is included on the UL Programmes with a Vetting Requirement list above, or have been requested to be vetted in order to undertake a Coop/Teaching Practice Placement, please access the relevant VETTING PACK below and complete and submit as directed on the forms/Information Cover Letter.


     Undergraduate                    Postgraduate                    International                         Co-op

     

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Prior to undertaking the placement element of your programme, your Vetting must be confirmed by the Organisation that has vetted you.

The UL Vetting Confirmation and Placement Agreement Form is for students who have been vetted by the University of Limerick and must be signed by your Course Director and provided to your Placement Provider in order to undertake the placement. 

The Placement Provider Vetting Confirmation and Placement Agreement Form is for UL students who have been vetted by their Placement Provider and this form must be signed by your Placement Provider and returned to the CDV Unit to confirm your vetting.

The UL Student Vetting process is managed by the Complaints, Discipline & Vetting Unit.

Vetting documents should be submitted to the CDV Unit, Plassey House, University of Limerick, Limerick, V94 T9PX, Ireland

If you need more information please email: ULStudentvetting@ul.ie