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Rules of Procedure (only in Swedish)

Degree Regulations

Degree Regulations at Novia UAS, confirmed by the Board of Novia UAS on 16 March 2022 and comes into force 1 April 2022. This is an unofficial translation. In the event of any discrepancies between the Swedish and English versions, the original Swedish version (Yrkeshögskolan Novias examensstadga) shall prevail. Appendix to the Degree Regulations, confirmed by the Board of Novia University of Applied Sciences on 15 April 2021.

Plan for Equality and Equal Treatment
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Accessibility statement for the website novia.fi
This accessibility statement applies to the novia.fi website and has been drawn up 23.09.2020. The site is subject to the Digital Services Providing Act and its requirement that public websites must be accessible. Novia UAS strives for the site to meet the requirements for the AA level. We have reviewed the accessibility on our site ourselves and the site partially meets accessibility requirements.

In short we are working to remedy: 

  • tab navigation
  • files (pdf)
  • headline levels
  • correction of contrasts, color and font size 

The following WCAG 2.1 criterias are not met
Distinguishable
1.4.1 Use of Color
1.4.3 Contrast (Minimum)
1.4.11 Non-text Contrast
1.4.12 Text Spacing
1.4.13 Content on Hover or Focus

Adaptable
1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence

Operable
2.1.1Keyboard
2.1.2No Keyboard Trap

Navigable
2.4.1 Bypass Blocks
2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context)
2.4.7 Focus Visible

Feedback on the site’s accessibility to xx
Did you detect an accessibility flaw in our digital service? Describe it to us and we shall do our best to remedy it. 

Degree Certificates

Novia UAS Sciences issues degree certificates in electronic form from January 2021 onwards. The degree certificate is a pdf document that has been signed electronically by the President. The electronic signature on the degree certificates complies with the EU Regulation on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions (eIDAS) 910/2014 and meets the requirements for a qualified electronic signature. The qualified electronic signature on the degree certificates follows PAdES standard and the requirements for long-term archival, which means that the degree certificate can be verified even after the signature certificate used for the signature has expired.

An electronic signature can be verified in various external services, for example the following

Information about the electronic signature is also displayed in the pdf document itself, by clicking on the image of the signature on the title page of the degree certificate.

Questions? Please contact the Student Services: studentservices@novia.fi