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Academic Appeals


Welcome to the staff information page on Academic Appeals at Edinburgh Napier.


For full details on the Academic Appeals Regulations and associated procedures, please consult the documents linked below: 

 Academic Appeals - Regulations

 Academic Appeals – Definition and Procedural Information for Staff


Directing students for advice

IMPORTANT: If you are advising a student with regard to an appeal of the Programme Assessment Board’s decision for the summer assessment period or trimester 3 of 2019/20, please read the information found​here​.​

Information for students including definitions, deadlines, information, sources of support, FAQs and how to submit an appeal can be found in the  Appeals section of myNapier.


The following documents may be useful when directing students to reference sources on relevant procedures:

 Academic Appeals – Frequently Asked Questions

 Advice and Guidance for Students on Fit to Sit, Extenuating Circumstances and Academic Appeals


Important dates and deadlines associated with Academic Appeals

Please note, all dates may be subject to change.





​Date Programme Board of Examiners Results Published ​Appeals Deadline Date (All 2pm) ​Indication of expected latest date when appeal outcomes will be known to appellants
12 Week Rule* ​03/12/2019 10/12/2019 23/12/2019
​1 10/02/2020 17/02/2020 20/03/2020
​2 09/07/2020 16/07/2020 14/08/2020
​Reassessment 31/08/2020 07/09/2020 30/09/2020
3 01/10/2020 08/10/2020 30/10/2020

 *School of Health & Social Care students only. Please ask students to email all submissions to  appeals@napier.ac.uk.


Please note the above dates refer to programmes taught at our Edinburgh campuses. For students studying a programme taught at one of our overseas partners’ campuses, an online or distance learning programme alternative dates may apply. Students falling into one of these categories, should be advised to check with the Appeals, Complaints and Conduct Manager, their programme administrator, programme leader or personal development tutor for clarification on the dates applicable to them.


Please also note that AP1 forms received after the published deadline will not be accepted and will be deemed invalid.


Questions with regard to Academic Appeals?

Please refer to the regulations and process documents linked at the top of this page or contact the Appeals, Complaints and Conduct Manager directly at appeals@napier.ac.uk or on 0131 455 2396.


Page last updated 15 January 2020