Review of Assessment and Student Access to Examination Scripts and Materials Policy

Policy Student Services Review of Assessment and Student Access to Examination Scripts and Materials Policy

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Intent

This policy outlines a student’s right of access to assessment marks and materials and the request for review of assessment.

Scope

This policy applies to all coursework students and subjects.

Definitions

Definition of terms used in this policy areas per the Policy Glossary.

Policy

  1. Students have a right to access copies of examination scripts and other assessment materials which have not been returned to them, during the period that such materials must be retained by the University for such purpose.
  2. Students may request a remark or review (as appropriate) of any piece of assessable work within 10 working days of the mark for that work being published or provided to the student.
  3. A student who, having followed the procedures outlined under the Review of Assessment and Access to Examination Scripts and Materials Procedure, remains dissatisfied with the outcome, may appeal in writing to the relevant Dean within 10 working days of the date of the advice of the outcome. The Dean may authorise a second remark or deny the request. In the case of the latter, the Dean will provide the student with a written reply to explain why the request is denied.

Related policy instruments

Review of Assessment and Access to Examination Scripts and Materials Procedure

Learning,Teaching and Assessment Policy

Student Results Policy

Schedules/Appendices

Nil

Related documents and legislation

Nil

Administration

NOTE: Printed copies of this policy are uncontrolled, and currency can only be assured at the time of printing.

Approval Details

Policy Sponsor

Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic

Approval Authority

Academic Board

Date for next Major Review (in accordance with the Policy Handbook)

11/01/2019

Revision History

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Version

Approval date

Implementation date

Details

Author

16-2

23/08/2016

24/08//2016

Minor amendments to align with Council approved Academic and Student Delegations RegisterAssociate Director, Enrolment and Client Services

16-1

11/01/2016

14/01/2016

Removal of procedures from the policy and change of title from: Review  of Assessment and Student Access to Scripts and Materials Policy to: Review  of Assessment and Access to Examination Scripts and Materials Policy.

Executive Approval received from Chair Academic Board 11/01/2015

Associate Director, Student Services

14-1

12/05/2104

 

Roles changed to reflect organization restructure

Policy Officer

12-1

  

Minor amendment to replace ‘Assessment Practices Policy’ with  ‘Learning, Teaching and Assessment Policy’ links.

Remove link to ‘Principles of Good Assessment – Guidelines for  Teaching Staff’

 

07-1

5/11/2007

6/11/2007

Policy Established

 

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