1. giving aid to a cause or position; 2. support for people who are thought likely to be disregarded or to have difficulty in gaining attention, so that their opinion is listened to.
Usually, you will get along just fine with the University, but every now and then things may not go according to plan. There are lots of regulations that surround your time as a student, and they can be insanely confusing. If you have a problem with the uni, or the uni has a problem with you, you may want to get advice. That’s where we come in.
Graduate, undergraduate, local and international students are welcome to use this free and confidential advocacy service. If you need assistance, please contact us here.
Academic or General - get the facts and ask for help.
Applications, outcomes and disputing decisions - get help!
Feedback, penalties and disputing grades.
At Risk, CUPC hearings and appeals - advice and assistance.
Grievances and Complaints
Advice on making a complaint or disputing a decision.
Your rights, responsibilities and where to go for advice.
Some tips for working with your supervisor.
Check your pockets! And other tips on getting through exams.
Check if you're eligible for a fee refund.
How to identify and report discrimination.
What to do if you encounter sexual harassment.
What to look out for and how to address it.