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AC Committee on Student Appeals and Complaints

The Academic Council Committee on Student Appeals and Complaints (ACCSAC) provides oversight of the management and operation of assessment appeals and student complaints. 

Committee Support: Dr Aoife Duignan, Student Engagement Office | aoife.duignan@ucd.ie

ACCSAC Meeting Schedule 2023/2024

Submission Deadline
 Meeting Date
25 September 2023
16 October 2023 (Monday) 2.30pm
27 November 2023
11 December 2023 (Monday) 2.30pm
12 February 2024
4 March 2024 (Monday) 2.30pm
8 April 2024
29 April 2024 (Monday) 2.30pm

ACCSAC Membership 2022 - 2023

Chair (appointed by President) 
Prof. Suzanne Guerin

One representative of the Student Assessment Appeals Panel
Prof. John O'Connor

One representative of Student Complaint Investigating Officers
Dr Aideen Quilty

One representative from the Heads of Schools, nominated by the President
Assoc. Prof. Siofra Pierse

One representative from the Heads of Support Units, nominated by the Registrar
Michael Sinnott

Representative of Academic Council, nominated by the President 
Professor Liam Murphy

Representative of the Students' Union, nominated by the Students' Union President
Sarah McGrath

Dean of Students
Prof. Jason Last

Director Of Legal Services (co-opted)
Julian Bostridge

Student Engagement Manager (co-opted)
Lynn Foster 

Student Representative (co-opted)
Gia Simmons 

The Academic Council Student Complaints and Appeals Committee shall:

1. Maintain oversight of student appeals and student complaints processes

2. Make recommendations to the Registrar and the Academic Council in relation to any issues or opportunities for enhancement identified arising from the monitoring and review student appeal and complaint processes

3. Monitor the processes under its remit to ensure they are operated in an efficient and timely manner

4. Receive reports from Schools and the Student Complaints and Appeals Officer.

Contact the UCD University Secretariat

Tierney Building, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 (1) 716 1279 (general enquiries) | E: univsec@ucd.ie