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General Information on Academic Appeals

Appeal Board Dates and Deadlines

Academic Appeals need to be submitted within 3 months following notification of the relevant Examination Board decision (please see Section 3, found in the left hand menu for details).

Academic appeals relating to supplementary assessment decisions/results submitted by the deadlines below will be considered, where possible, in time for the next scheduled Academic Appeal Board (as detailed within column 3 below): 

Student Type Deadline for Submission of Appeal Date of Scheduled Academic Appeal Board to Consider (where appropriate) cases submitted by deadline
MBBCh Years 1-3 Wednesday 31 August 2016 Wednesday 7 September 2016
Undergraduate and  Postgraduate  Taught Friday 16 September 2016 Friday 23 September 2016
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught Friday 23 September 2016 Monday 3 October 2016
Undergraduate and  Postgraduate  Taught Friday 30 September 2016 Friday 14 October 2016

Academic Appeals Procedure

This procedure is not meant to be used to consider student complaints.  Students are directed to the University's Complaints Procedures.  Candidates wishing to request a check on individual marks are referred to the Accuracy of Published Marks 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.