The academic year has three terms, each lasts from eight to ten weeks. The students have three exams: in autumn, in spring, in summer. Final exams take place at the end of the course of studies. If a student fails the exam, he may take it again. Only two re – examinations are allowed.
The formal head of the University is the Chancellor, but the real power in the University has Vice – Chancellor who is responsible for everything in the University. He is elected for seven years. John Hood, vice Chancellor elected in 2004 Andrew D Hamilton, Vice Chancellor, 2009