Students can seek to have a decision reviewed if they feel:
- a decision has been made without full knowledge of the circumstances
- they have been unfairly treated in some way.
Each type of appeal has its own process that needs to be followed. Choose the type of appeal that is applicable to your situation.
- Academic status – placed on Conditional or Terminated status
- Admission or selection – denied admission or selection
- Assessment – dissatisfied with an assessment task mark or unit’s final result
- Credit for recognised learning – credit for recognised learning has been denied
- Enrolment – enrolment denied
- Fees, charges, levies, fines and refund – received invoice or liability notice for incorrect fees, charges, levies or fines
- Leave of absence – leave of absence has been denied
- Misconduct – a determination or penalty has been issued relating to misconduct
Higher degree by research
If you are a higher degree by research student, refer to the appeals process outlined in the University statutes and rules:
- Rule No. 10 Made Pursuant to Statute 12 – Enrolment: Degree of Doctor by Research
- Rule No. 11 Made Pursuant to Statute 12 – Enrolment: Degree of Master by Research
If a student considers that they have been unfairly or improperly treated in the appeals process, they have the right to lodge a complaint with the Integrity and Standards Unit through the Complaint Resolution Process.
You can also submit a complaint through the external complaint mechanisms which are in place.