Rules and Regulations

Monitoring Policy

The University reserves the right to monitor any or all communications and data entering or leaving or within the communications system in accordance with any legislation that may be in force from time to time.  Please view the Monitoring Policy here.

IT Security Policy
The IT Security Policy outlines what Aston staff and students need to know about the management and security of information and information systems. It applies to all users of any university owned networks, computers or mobile devices, and to anyone using mobile devices of their own to connect to those systems.  A PDF version can also be downloaded from here 

Installing Software
Students are not allowed to install any software on University equipment.

Video Monitoring
Please be aware that CCTV recording is in operation in some of the University computer labs.


Staff regulations can be found in the staff ICT section.