Your original, independent documentary evidence must prove that the circumstances:
However you can still apply for Mitigating Circumstances if:
Read more about Mitigating Circumstances here.
You can also read about Mitigating Circumstances in Section 11 of the Academic Regulations. Section 11.16 – 11.36 gives a good overview of the kind of evidence you need to give to support your MC claim.
The UWSU Advice and RRW Team can help you understand the MC process and forms. If you’d like to discuss an MC claim with us, you can contact your campus adviser.
Please note a complaint is different to an Academic Appeal.
It is advised that students contact UWSU Advice Service at their first available opportunity to make sure their complaint is submitted within the permitted time set out by the University and with the correct document and information. N.B. If you have a complaint about the Students’ Union or the services it provides please raise the issue with the Chief Executive of the Students’ Union, Andy Smith.