Forms to appeal academic decisions, extenuating circumstances and suspension of studies.

Go to Academic Regulations for details of the following:

Academic Appeals (Awards and Progression) Procedure

Student Misconduct Procedure

For complaints please go to the Complaints Handling Procedure


School Email Address for Submission of Forms 

Completed forms shall be submitted to Schools electronically using the School specific email addresses


Download a form or policy

Fit to Sit Policy: Extenuating Circumstances (PDF 445KB)

Deferral Request Form (DOC 131KB)The Deferral Request Form should be used only if you are claiming extenuating circumstances in relation to non-submission of an assessment or non-attendance at an examination or if you became unwell during an examination.

Coursework Extension Form (DOC 185KB) The Coursework Extension Form should be used when you have circumstances which are impacting on your ability to meet a coursework submission date, and you are seeking an extension to that submission date. If an extension to the submission date is approved, you will not be able to submit an Academic Appeal on the basis of the same extenuating circumstances

Student Appeal Form: Academic Appeal - Award and Progression (DOC 205KB)

Student Appeal Form: Academic Appeal Stage 2 (DOC 186KB)

Student Appeal Form: Misconduct (DOC 105KB)

Student Suspension of Studies Request Form (DOC 100KB)


Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO)

To view reports on recent cases investigated by the SPSO, go to the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman website, and search for "Robert Gordon University".