UWA Handbook 2014

Rules

Part 6—Appeals


43. Appeals against academic assessments

A student may appeal against an academic assessment in accordance with the Appeals process in the case where there is dissatisfaction with an assessment result, outcome of an application for special consideration and/or progress status if they believe it does not fairly represent the academic worth of the work submitted relative to established standards and to the assessment of the work of other students.

Note: Students are encouraged to seek informal explanations of assessments as soon as possible from the unit coordinator or in the absence of the unit coordinator from the head of school.

44. Appeals to the relevant faculty or board

A student may appeal against a progress status assigned under Rule 35 in accordance with the Appeals process in the case where there is dissatisfaction with an assessment result, outcome of an application for special consideration and/or progress status if they believe that it has not been fairly arrived at by the application of the relevant rules to their final results.

45. Status pending outcome of review or appeal

A student may be permitted by the relevant faculty or board to attend classes or take examinations pending the outcome of an appeal under this Part.