Governance

Appeals Committee

CONTACTS

Academic Secretary, Dr Kabilan Krishnasamy 

academic-secretary@uwa.edu.au  

Further information

  • Constitution and membership

  •  Induction information

  • eview and Appeal of Academic Decisions: Process and Forms

Standing committees of the Academic Board and Academic Council



The Appeals Committee is a standing committee of the Academic Board.

The Appeals Committee considers requests from students for an appeal against the outcome of a review of academic decisions in accordance with the University Policy on the Review and Appeal of Academic Decisions Relating to Students.

The role and responsibilities of the Appeals Committee are contained in its constitution.

Meeting dates

The Appeals Committee meets when there are matters to be heard. 

Membership

Academic Board Elected Members (Academic Staff):
two members are required to be present in an appeals hearing:

Academic Board Elected Members (Professional Staff):
one member is required to be present in an appeals hearing:

Student representation:

  • Mr Nevin Jayawardena, President of the Guild of Undergraduates, or nominee for matters relating to undergraduate studies
  • Mr Owen Myles, President of the Postgraduate Students' Association, or nominee for matters relating to postgraduate studies