As an RMIT student you are entitled to seek a review of decisions that impact on your studies.
In accordance with the University’s policies and procedures, please use the appropriate Appeals form to lodge an appeal against a decision that relates to:
- Adjustment to an assessment, following an application for:
- Assessment outcomes, concerning:
- a final assessment result
- the outcome of a thesis/project examination in a research program (higher degree students only)
- a request for recognition of prior learning (RPL), recognition of current competency (RCC) or credit transfer.
- Academic progress, which has led to:
- notification of the intention to exclude you from a program
- termination of a higher degree by research candidature
- being identified by a program assessment board as first stage ‘at risk’
- a Higher Degree by Research candidate being identified by their school, college or the School of Graduate Research as first stage ‘at risk’ (form pending).
- College Appeals Committee decisions.
How to lodge an appeal
Please follow the specific lodgement instructions on the relevant Appeals form – different forms may have different instructions.
Assistance and advice
University Appeals Committee Secretariat
tel. +61 3 9925 8846
tel. +61 3 9925 8862
tel. +61 3 9925 8964
College Appeals Committee Secretariats
Tel. +61 3 9925 5680
Design and Social Context
Tel. +61 3 9925 2226
Science, Engineering and Health
Tel. +61 3 9925 9780
RMIT Student Union
The Student Union employs professional advocates who can give you advice and assistance with appeals. This is a free service for all RMIT students. If you wish to use this service, you are encouraged to make an appointment as soon as possible.