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The University of Regina Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
 

Summary: The University of Regina
Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
APPEALS GUIDE FOR STUDENTS
MAKING APPEALS TO THE DEPARTMENT/PROGRAM
It is intended that all informal means of resolving a difference of opinion be exhausted
prior to formal procedures being initiated. Units are encouraged to develop informal
mechanisms to mediate between disputing parties. Before initiating a formal appeal, the
Department Head or Program Chair, by consulting appropriate University policies and/or
the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research, should ensure that academic appeal is
the appropriate process.
It is the responsibility of all graduate programs to ensure there is an appeal process in
place that follows the principles of fairness and natural justice. This process should
provide that all parties involved have the right (a) to be heard (and to be heard in person
when this is deemed appropriate), (b) to be made aware of any information that may
adversely affect his or her case, and (c) to have the case judged by an unbiased
decision-making body. The specific way the appeal process is set up is best left to
individual programs, so long as the following apply:
1. To facilitate appeals of academic decisions other than grades, each
department/academic unit should have a written internal appeals policy document
available to students and graduate faculty. See note below regarding appeals of

  

Source: Argerami, Martin - Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Regina

 

Collections: Mathematics