You should seek impartial advice and support from the Students’ Union Advice Centre if you wish to submit an appeal.
9.1.1 If you believe the marks or classification you received on a published results date should be reconsidered and have evidence to support this, you may submit an appeal. This regulation may also be available to students who have recently left the University where evidence can be provided to support there is a good reason for raising concerns after being a registered student.
9.1.2 This procedure may be right for you if you have evidence under the grounds below to confirm that:
If you are appealing on the grounds of personal circumstances then in accordance with the fit to sit or fit to submit policies (section 1.9), you will need to;
9.1.3 This procedure may not be right for you if:
9.1.4 If your appeal would be more appropriately dealt with using a different University procedure, we will advise you which procedure to use and why. If you raise issues using a different procedure, we may choose to consider it as an appeal instead. If so, we will explain this to you.
9.1.5 Prior to you receiving your published, confirmed results, you may request for a review of a mark or grade where there is demonstrable material irregularity within the marking process. A request for a review of a mark or grade will only be permitted where it has not yet been referred to a Course Assessment Board (CAB) and has not already been second or blind double marked. How to do this is detailed in the Results Appeal Procedure.
9.1.6 Results appeals are treated as confidentially as possible withand information will only be shared with those who require it for the purposes of investigating or responding to the appeal. In order to fully investigate the complaint you have raised, we are not able to accept anonymous results appeals. There may be exceptional circumstances in which this is allowed, or elements of the appeal are able to be kept confidential due to safeguarding concerns or an issue affecting a large group of students, however, this may affect the way we are able to investigate the issue.
9.1.7 No student will be disadvantaged or discriminated against because of making a results appeal in good faith in accordance with these Regulations.
9.2.1 We acknowledge that these procedures can be difficult and as such, the support available to you is outlined below;