Appeals committee contacts

The Secretary

University Appeals Committee

Griffith University

07 373 54393

Students who are dissatisfied with the outcome of a review of decision process as described below in Table 1 may appeal to the University Appeals Committee (for further information see the Student Review and Appeals Policy).

Table 1: Academic Decisions for Appeal to University Appeals Committee

Decision Type Step 1 Decision-Maker Step 2 Review Officer Use Review of Decision Form Step 3 Appeal Body Use Review of Decision Form

Academic Progress

Academic Standing – Exclusion as provided for in the Academic Standing, Progression and Exclusion Policy

Program Director

Dean (Learning & Teaching)

University Appeals Committee

Restricting participation or completion of required professional practice as provided for in the Inability to Complete Required Components of Professional Qualification Policy

Program Director

Dean (Learning & Teaching)

University Appeals Committee

Assessment

Penalty for academic misconduct for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students as provided for in the Student Academic Misconduct Policy

This does not include an educational response to a finding of academic misconduct, which is dealt with in Table 2.

Course Convenor refers a Tier 2 concern of academic misconduct to Dean (Learning & Teaching)

Dean (Learning & Teaching)

University Appeals Committee

Honours Classification or the grade awarded for the dissertation as provided for in Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) Policy

Honours Program Director

Dean (Learning & Teaching)

University Appeals Committee

Penalties for, and findings of, academic misconduct against Higher Degree Research Candidates as provided for in the Academic Misconduct Policy – Higher Degree Research Candidates

Dean Griffith Graduate Research School

Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor

University Appeals Committee

Enrolment

Termination of enrolment in a professional program due to restriction against the student undertaking professional practice as provided for in the Inability to Complete Required Components of Professional Qualification Policy

Program Director

Dean (Learning & Teaching)

University Appeals Committee

Termination of Honours candidature

Honours Program Director

Dean (Learning & Teaching)

University Appeals Committee

Termination of HDR candidature

Dean Griffith Graduate Research School

Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor

University Appeals Committee

Graduation

Eligibility to graduate –Undergraduate and Postgraduate Coursework

Program Director

Dean (Learning & Teaching)

University Appeals Committee

Eligibility to graduate – HDR (including HDR thesis examination outcome)

Dean Griffith Graduate Research School

Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor

University Appeals Committee

The appeal must be made in writing using the Review of Decision Form.

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