Academic Regulation on Unfair Practice
14.1 A candidate found guilty of unfair practice in an examination may only lodge an appeal on grounds of:
- irregularities in the conduct of the unfair practice procedure and/or
- exceptional personal circumstances that were not brought to the attention of the Committee of Inquiry and can be shown to be relevant to the unfair practice.
14.2 The Pro Vice-Chancellor has power to disallow appeals.
14.3 The Pro Vice-Chancellor shall refer appeals (which he/she has not disallowed) to the Academic Progress Committee.
14.4 Details of the process of Appeal are given in the Appendix to this Regulation.
14.5 The Academic Progress Committee may decide
- to reject the appeal;
- to refer the case back to the original Committee of Inquiry for review of the penalty imposed;
- to require a new Committee of Inquiry to re-hear the case.