Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the Implementation Officer and relevant enquiries contact and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Student Appeals procedure

Status Current
Effective Date 15th March 2019
Review Date 1st March 2020
Approval Authority Academic Board
Approval Date 25th February 2019
Expiry Date To Be Advised
Implementation Officer Lisa Hanna
Dean of Students
deanofstudents@deakin.edu.au
Enquiries Contact Lisa Hanna
Dean of Students
deanofstudents@deakin.edu.au

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

On 15 March 2019 the Student Appeals procedure was amended as follows: - scope was amended to focus on appeals -Clause 7: inclusion of reference to the penalty of suspension or exclusion that may be applied according to the Student General Misconduct procedure -Clause 8: inclusion of additional documentation required from a student to commence an appeal -Clause 11: amended to provide the ability for the Deputy Chair or another member of the Committee to consider appeal documentation where the Chair has a conflict of interest – New clause 13: providing the Chair of UAC, in consultation with the University Solicitor, the ability to request that a Faculty withdraw its decision if a clear misapplication of procedure has occurred - Amended clause 24 and new clause 25: to improve clarity regarding UAC decisions - Clause 29: amended to prevent duplication of information - Clause 34: amended to resolve conflict between clause 42 of the Student General Misconduct procedure and Clause 33 of the Student Appeals procedure - Minor amendments to definitions and for clarity.