Student Services

Academic Appeals and Academic Misconduct

Academic Appeals

Students have the right to appeal against a decision of an academic body on the issues of student progression, assessment and awards. 

For further information please see:

  • The University's Appeals Policy

This should be read this in conjuction with the appropriate Appeals Procedure:

Students should take care to use the Procedure and Appeal Form for the relevant Campus.

If the issue you wish to raise is not covered by the Academic Appeals policy you may wish to consider using the Student Compaints Policy.

For UK students only:

Appeals will only be accepted if submitted on the Appeals Form and in line with the requirements set out in the Appeals Procedure

The Complaints and Conduct Team can advise on the operational process of the Appeals Policy and Procedure.

For more detailed help with specific cases, including advice as to whether or not a student has a case and assistance with completing paperwork, please contact one of the Education Advisers in Students' Union Advice.

Regulations on Academic Misconduct

The Regulations on Academic Misconduct consist of the Academic MIsconduct Policy and the Academic Misconduct Procedure. These Regulations came into force on 24 September 2018.

A different procedure applies at the University of Nottingham China campus.  

Any Academic Misconduct investigations commenced prior to this date should be conducted in accordance with the pre September 2018 Regulations.

Students are advised to speak to the Education Advisers in Students' Union Advice for further information.

UK contacts:

Student and staff can gain advice on these areas from the Complaints and Conduct Team:

Academic appeals queries:

Academic misconduct  queries:


If you require any of this information in an alternative format, please contact the University's Alternative Formats Service.





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