Grounds for Assessment Grievances
Valid reasons for requesting a review or re-mark
To assist you in making your request for a review or remark, here are some examples of valid assessment grievances:
- The mark or grade was not based on the specified assessment methods provided as part of the course profile.
- A piece of work submitted, on time, was incorrectly assessed as a late submission and thus not marked or given ac compromised mark as a consequence of being submitted late.
- Your progress in the course was disadvantaged because feedback was not provided in accordance with the assessment for coursework programs policy.
- The assessor demonstrated bias against you, which affected your mark or grade. This grievance allegation must be supported by evidence of specific instances.
- An error occurred in calculating the final mark or grade.
- The assessor’s written feedback is inconsistent with the final grade.
- The standard applied to marking your piece of assessment was incorrect.
Invalid reasons for requesting a review or re-mark
The following will not be accepted as reasons for a review or remark:
- personal or medical problems – these must be dealt with through deferred assessment in accord with the procedures for supplementary assessment.
- financial or other implications of failing a course.
- the need for additional marks to get a pass or higher grade for the course.
- dissatisfaction with the grade or mark awarded.
- a study overload.
- a grade inconsistent to those received by you in other courses.