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6. Pre-hearing process

Before the hearing, the Secretary of the Student Grievance and Appeals Committee arranges for the hearing to be held, notifies all related parties of the hearing details and distributes all relevant papers.

Arranging the Hearing

Hearings may be held on any business day.

  • Time Frame

    Within 20 business days of receipt of the accepted, completed, signed Student Appeal Application and submission. Time frames may be extended due to staff or Committee member unavailability and/or scheduling conflicts, but every effort will be made to arrange the hearing within the time frame.

Notification

The appellant and the respondent(s) will be notified of:

Distribution of Relevant Appeal Papers

The Secretary will bind all papers relevant to the appeal and distribute copies to the appellant(s), their nominated advocate/support person (if applicable), the respondent(s) and each of the Committee members.

Distribute Respondent(s) Reply

The Secretary will also distribute any reply to the appeal prepared by the respondent(s) to all parties involved in the hearing.

  • Time Frame

    Within five (5) business days of receipt of reply. If the date for the hearing does not allow five clear business days, the Secretary will liaise with the Committee, the appellant(s) and the respondent(s) to make distribution arrangement that are satisfactory to all parties.

Further Enquiries

Kate Borrett
Robert Simms
Student Affairs Officers
Wills Building
THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
SA 5005 AUSTRALIA

Student Care

Adelaide University Union
Ground Floor, Lady Symon Building
THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
SA 5005 AUSTRALIA
Telephone: +61 8 8313 5430
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