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End of Year Review December 2023

26-December-2023
26-December-2023 18:29
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Read our End of Year Review for 2023 here....

Alpha Academic Appeals Founder on new SORA Podcast

01-December-2023
01-December-2023 14:10
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On 24th November 2023, our Founder Daniel Sokol was the guest on the Society of Reluctant Anthropologists (SORA)'s podcast, due to be released soon. He spoke about the current deficiencies in the univ...

End of Year Review December 2022

17-December-2022
17-December-2022 12:54
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Read our End of Year Review for 2022 here....

Press release on prevalence of cheating in online assessment, July 2022

05-July-2022
05-July-2022 20:17
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5th July 2022    *** PRESS RELEASE ***    Important:  for immediate release   New research shows that approximately 1 in every 6 university student in the...

Two students who are accused of cheating turn on each other - who is telling the truth?

26-October-2021
26-October-2021 9:01
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On 26th October 2021, we wrote an article for the Higher Education Policy Institute about one of our cases involving two best friends who accused the other of plagiarism.  Our client was found gu...

Students accused of academic misconduct need better support

14-October-2021
14-October-2021 9:27
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On 4th October 2021, we published an article in the Times Higher arguing for more support, humanity and compassion from universities when dealing with students accused of academic misconduct.  Th...

Alpha publishes new article in Times Higher

11-March-2021
11-March-2021 10:43
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On 11th March 2021, Daniel Sokol and Bradley Talbot have published a new article in the Times Higher, arguing for better compensation for students who have been wronged by unfair decisions of their un...

AAA launches Alpha Academic Consulting

24-February-2021
24-February-2021 14:18
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We are delighted to announce the launch of Alpha Academic Consulting, which provides barrister-led training to Student Unions, universities and other higher education institutions.  Visit the web...

AAA publishes and features in a series of new articles in national press

24-February-2021
24-February-2021 14:17
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Our barristers have been busy writing and featuring in articles in the last few months. On 17th December 2020, we wrote 'What about the students who didn't cheat after all?' on WONKHE: click here to ...

AAA looking for campus brand ambassadors

27-September-2020
27-September-2020 11:19
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We are currently looking for university students interested in the law who would like to be paid campus brand ambassadors.  Click here for more information on how to apply....

New article published in Inside Higher Ed

11-September-2020
11-September-2020 9:12
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We have published a piece in Inside Higher Ed on the main reasons why PhD students fail their PhDs, based on our extensive experience of helping PhD students at all stages of their journey. ...

Alpha Academic Appeals produces video on online cheating for university staff

04-June-2020
04-June-2020 13:52
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We have produced an overview of cheating methods for online examinations aimed at educating university staff on AI proctoring software and academic misconduct. The video is available here: https...

Alpha featured in WONKHE: helping students blackmailed by essay-writing companies

01-May-2020
01-May-2020 9:36
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Our lead adviser, Dr Daniel Sokol, has published an article on WONKHE about his recent experience of helping a student bullied by an essay mill.  The article is available here: https://wonkh...

Want to write a great university appeal? Watch our new video tutorial now.

13-November-2019
13-November-2019 11:24
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We have created a new video online tutorial 'The No-Nonsense Guide to Writing a Great University Appeal'.  The tutorial is perfect for students who want to give themselves the best chan...

Read our Newsletter full of tips and advice for students and Student Union advisers

27-August-2019
27-August-2019 14:52
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Click here to read our Newsletter, written by the barristers at Alpha Academic Appeals.  Alternatively, the URL is  https://mailchi.mp/a0bc7a191e03/university-student-appeals-how-to-win...

Alpha Academic Appeals feature as experts on BBC documentary on Warwick Uni Rape Chat Scandal

28-May-2019
28-May-2019 21:07
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Alpha Academic Appeals Founder Dr Daniel Sokol was the barrister expert in this new BBC documentary on the highly controversial Warwick Uni Rape Chat Scandal.  The programme is currently availabl...

Should you choose a barrister or a solicitor to defend your interests against the University?

03-April-2019
03-April-2019 17:27
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Clients often ask us what the difference is between barristers and solicitors.  They are different types of lawyers.  This article in Chambers Student UK, written for students thinking of be...

Alpha Academic Appeals give talk on cheating at universities at Education Law Association

06-March-2019
06-March-2019 20:37
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Alpha Academic Appeals have delivered a talk on cheating in higher education institutions at the Education Law Association meeting on 5th March 2019, attended by a mixture of barristers and solicitors...

Alpha Academic Appeals writes for The Times on student appeals

08-February-2019
08-February-2019 13:29
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Dr Daniel Sokol has written a comment for the Law section of The Times on the Warwick University Group Chat case and its significance.  Read it here (behind paywall)....

Alpha Academic Appeals writes for Lexis Nexis

08-February-2019
08-February-2019 13:27
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Our summary of the recent Court of Appeal case of Rafique for Lexis Nexis.  Click here to read it....

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