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It is essential that your appeal is received in the Appeals, Complaints & Conduct Office by the published deadline. Appeals received after the deadline date will not be accepted. Appeals must be submitted electronically via the Student iPoint Helpdesk. Paper and emailed copies of appeals will not be accepted.​​​

​Appeal submission 

Prior to lodging an appeal, you may wish to discuss your submission and grounds for appeal with your course leader or Personal Development Tutor. You can discuss any aspect of the submission policy, appeals procedure, and any related issues with the Appeals, Complaints & Conduct Manager by emailing If you have particular support need which may have an impact or bearing upon your appeal, you may wish to discuss this with a support officer within Governance Services. It is only possible to submit an appeal between the date the Programme Board of Examiners results are published and the appeals deadline date.

Date Programme Board of
  Examiners Results Published
Appeals Deadline Date
  (all 2pm)
Provisional Appeals
  Panel Date (TBC)
​12 Week Rule* ​21/11/2016 28/11/2016​ ​02/12/2016
* School of Health & Social Care students only. Please email

Please note the above dates refer to programmes taught at our Edinburgh campuses. If you are studying a programme taught at one of our overseas partners’ campuses, an online or distance learning programme then alternative dates may apply to you. If you fall into one of these categories, please check with your programme administrator, programme leader or personal development tutor for clarification on the dates applicable to you.​​

Guidance for submitting an academic appeal

It is recommended that you use the guidelines outlined below in conjunction with the University's Extenuating Circumstances Regulations and Academic Appeals Regulations​. You must ensure that your appeal falls within the remit of the relevant regulations and that you provide the correct supporting documentation.

Why not visit the University’s Academic Appeals FAQ​ to find the answers to any questions you may have.

Submitting an appeal
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