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Academic Appeals Procedure

This Procedure may be used by students who wish to appeal against a final decision of an Examination Board, progress committee, graduate committee or equivalent body which affects a student’s academic status or progress in the University.  Academic appeals are handled under the following regulation:

For the Student Appeals Form visit:

For guidance available to students in relation to academic appeals, please visit:

A leaflet on the Academic Appeals process has been produced for students and is available online at:

Each calendar year has recorded that the highest proportion of appeals are submitted under Regulation XIX, grounds 2(a). The Policy on Mitigating Circumstances is often referred to when considering appeals under this ground; information on the Policy is available below:

A leaflet for students on the process of mitigation and how to apply to have mitigating circumstances considered is available at: