Advocacy

Academic Misconduct

We have Specialist Education Advocates who have experience helping students through Academic Misconduct hearings.

What you should do;

  • Don’t panic, we’re here to help you
  • Contact us ASAP. Advocacy@une.edu.au | 02 6773 3116
  • Please do not reply. Wait until you have heard from us before you reply, we will help ensure you reply in the best way to help your case as well as provide all information necessary.
  • Please do not discuss the details of your case with anybody else.

Behavioural Misconduct

Our team of professional Advocates have a wealth of experience helping students through this situation.

What you should do;

  • Don’t panic, we’re here to help you.
  • Contact us ASAP. Advocacy@une.edu.au | 02 6773 3116
  • Please do not reply. Wait until you have heard from us before you reply, we will help ensure you reply in the best way to help your case as well as provide all information necessary.
  • Please do not discuss the details of your case with anybody else.

Making a Complaint

Our team of professional Advocates are trained and have experience helping students through upsetting and difficult situations – we can point you in the right direction for support.

We are here to help you decide what the best course of action is to resolve the issue.

We can help you develop a formal, written complaint or even explore other mediation possibilities.

What you should do;

  • The first thing to remember is – Never submit a complaint while angry!
  • There are no time limits on complaints – we are here for you when you are ready.
  • Contact us ASAP. Advocacy@une.edu.au | 02 6773 3116

Show Cause

We have Specialist Education Advocates who have experience helping students through Show Cause determinations.

This can be a scary email to receive form UNE but we will work together to get the best outcome possible for you.

It is very important to submit a response before the due date and to contact us with enough time to help!

What you should do;

  • Don’t panic, we’re here to help you.
  • Contact us ASAP. Advocacy@une.edu.au | 02 6773 3116
  • Keep studying your current units!
  • You will need to start thinking about your draft (do not send without us) response and gathering your supporting documents.

Remission of Fees

We have Specialist Education Advocates who have experience helping students present the best case for a Remission of Fees application.

We are on your team, we are here to help you provide the best possible application.

  • Don’t panic, we’re here to help you.
  • You have 12 months after you withdraw, or the end of trimester to apply.
  • Remember that each application relates to one trimester only
  • Contact us ASAP. Advocacy@une.edu.au | 02 6773 3116
  • You will need to start thinking about your draft (do not send without us) response and gathering your supporting documents.

If your application is approved, you will have your fees refunded (either directly or via HECS Help) and you will receive a withdrawal grade.

Withdrawal without Academic Penalty

We have Specialist Education Advocates who have experience helping students present the best case for Withdrawal Without Academic Penalty.

We are on your team, we are here to help you provide the best possible application.

  • Contact us ASAP. Advocacy@une.edu.au | 02 6773 3116
  • You will need to start thinking about your draft (do not send without us) response and gathering your supporting documents.
  • Your application can cover more than one trimester
  • There is no time limit for these

If your application is approved, you will receive a withdrawal grade. However, you will still have to pay for the units.

Special Extension of Time

We have Specialist Education Advocates who have experience helping students present the best case for a Special Extension of Time.

It is always best to get your application in well before due date.

  • The application is due 5 working days after the start of the exam period for the trimester
  • Contact us ASAP. Advocacy@une.edu.au | 02 6773 3116
  • You will need to start thinking about your draft (do not send without us) response and gathering your supporting documents.
  • Please start to give some thought as to how much extra time you will need to successfully complete your assessment

Special Consideration

We have Specialist Education Advocates who have experience helping students present the best case for a Special Consideration Application.

 

Special Consideration

  • These are due 5 working days after your last exam
  • Contact us ASAP. Advocacy@une.edu.au | 02 6773 3116
  • You will need to start thinking about your draft (do not send without us) response and gathering your supporting documents.

Remember! The maximum increase that you can receive is 3% of your final grade for the unit.

Special Examination

We have Specialist Education Advocates who have experience helping students present the best case for a Special Examination application.

  • These are due 5 working days after your last exam
  • Contact us ASAP. Advocacy@une.edu.au | 02 6773 3116
  • You will need to start thinking about your draft (do not send without us) response and gathering your supporting documents.

If successful, your special exam will be the end of next trimester

Other Assessment Appeals

We have Specialist Education Advocates who have experience helping students present the best case for their appeals.

  • These are due within 10 working days of the assessment result
  • Remember that the appeals involve individual assessments – not entire units
  • Contact us ASAP. Advocacy@une.edu.au | 02 6773 3116
  • Start to think about why the marking was inconsistent with guidance provided.
  • A successful appeal results in an independent re-mark