Swansea University

Academic Appeals


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General Information on Academic Appeals

Appeal Board Dates and Deadlines

Academic appeals submitted by the deadlines below will be considered, where possible, in time for the next scheduled Academic Appeal Board: 

Student Type Deadline for Submission of Appeal Date of Scheduled Academic Appeal Board to Consider (where appropriate) cases submitted by deadline
MBBCh Finalists Tuesday 5 July 2016 Tuesday 12 July 2016
Undergraduate  Finalists and  Postgraduate  Taught Wednesday 13 July 2016 Friday 5 August 2016
MBBCh years 1-3 Tuesday 2 August 2016 Friday 5 August 2016
Undergraduate  non- final year and  Postgraduate  Taught Monday 25 July 2016 Either Friday 5 August 2016 or Friday 12 August 2016

Please note:  Students who are appealing in order to be allowed a supplementary attempt during the supplementay assessment period of 17-27 August 2016 should pay particular attention to these deadlines.  Appeals which are submitted after Monday 25 July 2016 will not normally be processed and considered in time for the supplementary assessment period. Such appeals will be processed and considered for the next scheduled Academic Appeal Board on Wednesday 7 September 2016.

MBBCh students appealing in order to be allowed a supplementary attempt (the MBBCh supplementary assessment period commencing on 8 August 2016) will need to pay particular attention to the above detailed MBBCh student deadlines.  Appeals submitted after 2 August 2016 will not normally be processed and considered in time for the MBBCh supplementary assessment period.

Academic Appeals Procedure

These procedures are relevant to students wishing to appeal against a decision taken by an Examination Board.

If you feel that you are eligible, have grounds for appeal and are within time (Please see Sections 2 and 3 found in the left-hand menu for details) then you will need to complete the Request for Appeal form (Form AR1RD-1-BI)The form is available from Academic Services (MyUniHub) or from the 'Forms and Documents' section of Academic Services’  MyStudies site.

Completed request for appeal forms need to be submitted, with all relevant supporting evidence, by post to the Academic Appeals Section, Academic Services, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP or by e-mail to myunihub@swansea.ac.uk.

Should you have any questions on the procedure or regulations, please contact the MyUniHub team, who will be happy to answer any queries you might have.

Also, some  Frequently Asked Questions on academic appeals can be found here.

In addition, the Students Union Advice Centre is available to assist and advise students, in confidence, regarding Appeals and operates as a free service for students. You can contact the Advice Centre by telephone on: (01792) 295821or via email at: advice@swansea-union.co.uk.