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REQUEST FOR RECTIFICATION PROCEDURE

Requests for rectification concerning student admissions
An applicant for a study place at Lapland University of Applied Sciences (UAS) can request, in writing, Lapland UAS to rectify a decision on student admissions within fourteen (14) days of the publication of admission results.

An applicant can request further information on admission decisions and decision rectifications from admissions services (hakijapalvelut@lapinamk.fi). The results of student admissions cannot be changed to the detriment of any admitted student as a result of a request for rectification.

A decision issued due to a request for rectification can be requested to be rectified by lodging an appeal with the Administrative Court within thirty (30) days of receiving the rectification decision.

The content and submission of the request for rectification

A person whom a decision concerns or whose rights, obligations or interests a decision directly affects (concerned party) can submit a request for rectification. The request for rectification must unambiguously indicate what is requested to be rectified, how the decision should be rectified and on what grounds the rectification is requested. In addition, it must indicate the personal and contact information of the person requesting the rectification. The documents required to support the request must be attached with the request for rectification. The request for rectification must be signed by the person requesting rectification. A request for rectification template is available here.


The request for rectification must be addressed to the Rector of Lapland UAS, and it must be sent by post or in electronic format to the Lapland UAS registry office:

By post to:
Lapland University of Applied Sciences
kirjaamo@lapinamk.fi
Jokiväylä 11C,
96300 Rovaniemi

OR

By email to:
kirjaamo@lapinamk.fi (message subject: “request for rectification”). Instructions for sending secure email are available at https://securemail.lapinamk.fi/.

Any documents concerning the request for rectification can be sent by post or email. Any delays caused by postal services do not eliminate the sender’s obligation to submit documents on time. The request for rectification must be submitted to the Lapland UAS registry office before the end of the deadline.
Requests for rectification concerning study attainments
The rectification procedure applied to study attainments is laid down in the Universities of Applied Sciences Act (932/2014, sections 57 and 60). A student dissatisfied with the evaluation of their study attainments or the crediting of their studies completed elsewhere or competence proven otherwise can request rectification, orally or in writing, from the evaluating teacher or the person who made the decision on crediting. The request for rectification must be submitted within fourteen (14) days of the date on which the student was able to obtain the evaluation results and information on the application of the evaluation criteria. A response to a request for rectification must be given within fourteen (14) days after the person making the decision has received the request for rectification. A student dissatisfied with a decision made by a teacher or another person who made the decision can request rectification, in writing, from the Lapland UAS examination board within fourteen (14) days of receiving information on the decision.
A student dissatisfied with a decision can submit a written request for rectification to the Lapland UAS registry office (kirjaamo@lapinamk.fi) using the form below.
Request for rectification, study attainments
Request for rectification concerning right to study

A person dissatisfied with the decision can submit a written request for rectification. The request for rectification must be submitted within fourteen (14) days of receiving information on the decision.

The request for rectification must unambiguously indicate what is requested to be rectified, how the decision should be rectified and on what grounds the rectification is requested. In addition, it must indicate the personal and contact information of the person requesting the rectification. The documents required to support the request must be attached with the request for rectification. The request for rectification must be signed by the person requesting rectification.

The request for rectification must be addressed to the Rector of Lapland UAS, and it must be sent by post or in electronic format to the Lapland UAS registry office:
By post to:
Lapland University of Applied Sciences
Registry office
Jokiväylä 11C,
96300 Rovaniemi

OR

By email to:
kirjaamo@lapinamk.fi (message subject: “request for rectification”). Instructions for sending secure email are available at https://securemail.lapinamk.fi/.
Documents concerning the request for rectification can be sent by email, post or courier. Any delays caused by postal services do not eliminate the sender’s obligation to submit documents on time. The request for rectification must be submitted to the Lapland UAS registry office before the end of the deadline.