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The Institute will advise the student within 14 days from the submission date of the appeal. The decision of the panel will be deemed to be final. If the student is still not satisfied with the result, the he / she has the right to seek independent advice or follow external mediation option with nominated mediation agency. Any student who fails a compulsory subject or appeals unsuccessfully will be required to re-enrol in that subject. The cost of reassessment will be borne by the Institute. The external assessor will base his/her judgement based on principles of assessment. These principles require assessment to be reliable, fair, practical and valid. Academic AppealsIf you are dissatisfied with the outcome of the re-evaluation process, you have a right to appeal through academic appeals handling protocol. To appeal a decision, the person is required to complete the TasCollege- Request for Appeal of a Decision form with all other supporting documents, if any. This form is available via our website. The completed Request for Appeal form is to be submitted to the Student Support Officer either in hard copy or electronically via the following contact details: Student Support Officer, International College of Tasmania (TasCollege), Level 1, 242 Liverpool Street, Hobart TAS 7000, Email: [email protected]The notice of appeal should be in writing addressed to the Director of Studies and submitted within seven days of notification of the outcome of the re-evaluation process. If the appeal is not lodged in the specified time, the result will stand, and you must re-enrol in the unit. In emergency circumstances, such as in cases of serious illness or injury, you must forward a medical certificate in support of a deferred appeal. The notice of appeal must be made within three working days of the concluding date shown on the medical certificate. The decision of Director of Studies will be final. Student would then have the right to pursue the claim through an independent external body as detailed in the students’ complaint / grievance policy.Reasonable adjustments TasCollege enables reasonable adjustments to be made to assessment procedures for students with special needs, such as people with disabilities or with language or literacy difficulties. Assessing knowledge is usually assessed through written or oral, short‑answer tests where assessors seek to determine the extent of the student’s knowledge. However, you may need to do the following for a student with disability: •Ask questions orally instead of in a written format •Provide equipment such as text enlargers, image enhancers, and voice recorders. •Give the student more time to complete the assessment;