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Academic Appeals Policy

This policy is designed to allow you to raise concerns in a timely way if you believe you have been affected by unfair or inequitable treatment in relation to an assessment.

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Academic Appeals Policy (August 2022)

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This policy is designed to allow you to raise concerns in a timely way if you believe you have been affected by unfair or inequitable treatment in relation to an assessment.

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Executive Summary

The Academic Appeals Policy is part of a suite of policies designed to support fair and equitable assessment.

This policy is designed to allow you to raise concerns in a timely way if you believe you have been affected by unfair or inequitable treatment in relation to an assessment. You can submit an academic appeal against a ratified assessment or progression outcome within 10 working days after the Ratification Board decision is sent to your email address registered with the NSHCS.

In applying this policy, NSHCS will have due regard for the need to eliminate unlawful discrimination, promote equality of opportunity, and provide for good relations between people of diverse groups, in particular on the grounds of the following characteristics protected by the Equality Act (2010); age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, and sexual orientation.

Last updated on 26th September 2022

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