If you are a student, you can contact the Office if you: Are not sure where to go or how to get your concern or problem addressed Believe that you have been treated unfairly Have a conflict or problem and need help in pursuing a resolution Are in an appeal proceeding and need help understanding […]
Where can I get help if I have a problem understanding how to proceed with my appeal to a Senate Committee?
The Ombuds Office can explain relevant procedures and rules relating to your appeal but it cannot help you construct your case. You should consult an advocate (e.g., AMS, GSS) who can give you advice on matters like what you should include in your case and whether someone can/should accompany you to the appeal. If you […]
You should first consult the UBC Calendar (Policies and Regulations) and familiarize yourself with the procedures and rules that may apply to your situation. In particular, you will want to know about the President’s Advisory Committee on Student Discipline (PACSD). If you need help in understanding the process, please feel free to contact the Ombuds Office. […]
Check out the UBC Calendar – Review of Assigned Standing for the procedures involved to appeal your grade. Be mindful of any timelines that apply and that you do not miss any deadlines to submit the necessary documentation to file an appeal. Your first step, as in any situation where you have a problem relating to […]
No. The Senate appeal process is the final and highest decision-making process at UBC. No one (not even the President) has the power to overturn a Senate decision.