University Appeal Bodies

GFC Academic Appeals Committee (GFC AAC)

GFC has established the General Faculties Council Academic Appeals Committee (GFC AAC).  The GFC AAC hears and determines appeals from students against decisions of Faculties affecting academic standing at the University.  The Committee shall have no jurisdiction to hear an appeal until the student has exhausted all procedures and appeals available within the Faculty.

Academic Appeals Policy

The GFC AAC panel consists of three members: one Faculty member who serves as Chair, one Faculty member, and one Student-at-large member.

Membership List


GFC Practice Review Board (GFC PRB)

The GFC PRB shall hear and determine appeals from Students who have been subject to a Practicum Intervention and who have exercised a right of appeal to a Faculty Practice Review Committee (FPRC).

The GFC PRB may confirm, reverse or vary the decision under appeal, including establishing conditions for entry, continuation or re-entry to the Practicum; vary any terms or conditions previously imposed by the Dean or the FPRC.

Practicum Intervention Policy

 The GFC PRB panel consists of five members:  one Faculty member as Chair from the panel of Chairs of the GFC AAC or UAB; one practitioner from the discipline or field relevant to the appeal selected by the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) in consultation with the Vice-Provost and Dean of Students; one Faculty member from the relevant Faculty's AAC (which Faculty member shall not have sat on the FPRC below); and two Students-at-large of the GFC AAC or UAB.


University Appeal Board (UAB)

The UAB, as delegate of General Faculties Council and the Board of Governors, has authority to determine whether or not an offence has been committed and to confirm, vary or quash sanctions imposed under the Code of Student Behaviour or the Code of Applicant Behaviour.

Code of Student Behaviour

Code of Applicant Behaviour

The UAB panel consists of three members: one Faculty Member who serves as Chair and two Students-at-large.

Membership List


Sources of On-Campus Assistance

For assistance with your appeal, contact us at:

GFC Appeals and Compliance Officer
3-04 South Academic Building (SAB)
780-492-2655

For more information about contacting Judiciary Governance, please see our Contact Us page.