Wednesday 28th October 2020
We were joined by Paul Hornsby from UMSU Advocacy for a presentation on special consideration for unexpected circumstances. Learn more about how special consideration could be helpful to you when the unexpected circumstance arises and listen back!

In this GradChat, Paul covers:
What is special consideration for? – 3:11
Eligibility for special consideration – 3:47
Types of special consideration – 5:35
Timing for applying – 8:33
Documentation – 9:27 [Health Professional Report – 10:28 & Other documentation – 12:07]
The application – 13:03
Late applications – 13:56
Internal reviews – 15:17
Formal grievances – 17:33
Appeals to the academic board – 18:28
There is then questions relating to special consideration to conclude the GradChat.
Resources
UMSU – Special Consideration Reference Guide – Link
Applying for special consideration with Unimelb – Link

Graduate Student Association