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The Appeals Policy is intended to cover all Administrative, Executive, Secretary Technical, Library and Professional grades of staff.

Appeals Policy for the decisions of the Review Committees for Administrative, Professional and Support Staff

The following Review Committees are covered by this Appeals Policy:

The Policy

The policy is set out in the Appeals Policy document.

The Application Form

The application form is available here.

Administration of the Process

The Process is managed and administered by the Registrar.

The Contact details are:

The Process

The Process for appealing is

Step 1- Review application and policy and decide on reason for appeal.

Step 2 - Seek endorsement of appeal as appropriate/set out in the policy.

Step 3 - Submit the appeal (on the correct form) to the Chair of the Ad Hoc Appeals Committee by email to – please be aware of timelines, no exceptions will be made. Include all relevant paperwork, and your original application for promotion.

Step 4 - The Ad Hoc Appeals Committee will review and assess your appeal and

Step 4a - If required the Ad Hoc Appeals Committee may wish to consult with you (the Appellant), Line Manager(s), and/or the relevant Review Committee.

Step 5 – Outcome/Decision – the Ad Hoc Appeals Committee will communicate their decision to you in writing and will report to the Board.

2018 Arrangements & Timeline

Administrative and Senior Administrative Officer, Secretarial and Executive staff, Executive and Senior Executive Officer, Technical and Library staff

(Reviewed by the Administrative and Library Staff Review Committee, the Secretarial and Executive Staff Review Committee, Technical Staff Review Committee and the Library Staff Review Committee)

2018: Appeals must be submitted by Email using the required form no later than Wednesday, 22nd August 2018. No exceptions will be made.Appeals should be sent to

The Appeals Webpage will be updated when we receive confirmation of the date(s) of the meeting(s) of the Ad Hoc Appeals Committee; likely to be early September 2018.


If a claim is upheld it will be referred back to the original Review Committee for review. The Decision of the Ad Hoc Appeals Committee is final.

Committee Membership

A single Ad Hoc Appeals Committee has now been established by the Board to hear appeals.

  • Chair, Professor Paula Murphy, Registrar
  • Professor Sinead Ryan, School of Mathematics
  • Mr Leonard Hobbs, Director Trinity Research and Innovation

Administrative support for this process will be provided by the Manager, Academic Services Division, contact