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You can appeal against a decision made by the University, if you disagree with the outcome and have relevant evidence to support your case.

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What is an appeal for?

  • Academic offences regulations: If you are unhappy with the outcome of your Academic offences hearing
  • Fitness to practice/study: If you are unhappy about the outcome of your fitness to practice or fitness to study outcome
  • Withdrawals: The university wishes to withdraw you from the course
  • Mitigation: If you are unhappy with your mitigation outcome.

When should I make an appeal?

  • You can make an appeal if you feel that the university has not followed the correct procedure in raising a case against you.
  • You can make an appeal if you can show there are that exceptional circumstances, illness, or other relevant factors were not made known at the time for a good reason
  • That where an appeal is against a panel decision, the decision of the panel was manifestly unreasonable.  

When can I not make an appeal?

  • If you are disappointed with your assignment grade
  • Marginal failure to attain a higher classification of award.
  • No new evidence provided to the appeals team
  • Not knowing the university’s rules and regulations.

How can I make an appeal?

  • Fill in the appeal form, Form A. Submit Form A to the appeals team via email to:
  • Collect evidence that is relevant to your appeal and submit to:
  • This appeal form should be submitted 10 working days after the outcome you want to appeal against.
  • You can submit evidence 5 working days after you have submitted the appeals form
  • The appeals team will email you on your student email account to inform you of the outcome of your appeal or if they need any more information/evidence from you.

You will need substantial evidence for your appeal to be successful. 

Please come and talk to our advisors at the UWLSU advice service and we can talk to you about your options.