Student complaints, conduct and appeals
In this section
Student complaintsWe hope you find your time at uni to be enjoyable and rewarding however, if you're unhappy about something at Deakin, there are various ways you can let us know.
Student conductYou're expected to act in the best interests of the University, in accordance with our values and student code of conduct, and to refrain from any behaviours defined as misconduct.
Student appealsAs a student, you can appeal certain faculty or University decisions that impact your studies. Your appeal is then heard and determined by our University Appeals Committee.
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Academic progressIt’s important that you keep progressing in your course, which is why your academic progress is reviewed regularly. If you are failing or not doing as well as you could, we can help you reach your academic potential.
Academic integrityIt's expected that about you produce and submit your assessments in an honest and fair way, act and communicate ethically, and show respect for the work of others. View examples of academic integrity.
Introducing your Dean of Students
Student Complaints, Student Conduct and Student Appeals teams are part of the Office of the Dean of Students. Dean of Students, Professor Lisa Hanna, and her team work with students and staff to keep Deakin a safe, respectful, fair and empowering place to study.
The Office of the Dean of students offers an accessible, responsive, impartial point of contact, which:
- enables students as partners
- supports student success
- promotes student integrity and standards of conduct
- ensures procedural fairness for students.
You are welcome to contact Professor Hanna at email@example.com