The deadline for students to complete and obtain approval for alternative arrangements is as follows:
This is to ensure that the central student record system is updated appropriately.
The Alternative Arrangements form (Word file, 43Kb) must be completed for all requests for alternative examination arrangements. Full guidelines for staff (Word file, 68Kb) and guidelines for students (Word file, 41Kb) are available. Please read these carefully.
Additional support for students with disabilities is available from Disability Services.
Students must apply for the use of a computer in their examinations by completing an Alternative Arrangements form (Word file, 43Kb).
Students who are given permission to use a PC to complete their examination will be accommodated in a room arranged by their faculty or school. All examinations taking place using PCs must comply with the usual examination requirements and the school/department must ensure that there is technical support available at all times. The PCs used for examinations must be set up according to the following rules:
All printed scripts should be inserted into a University examination script booklet. The cover of the script book should be completed according to instructions.
Some schools/departments allow some students, whose first language is not English, to use a translation dictionary in examinations. Specific permission must be given by the Head of School/Department (or their nominee) to allow the use of a translation dictionary. The use of electronic translation devices is not permitted in any examination. Any authorisation for the use of a translation dictionary must be confirmed using the Authorisation for the use a of translation dictionary in examinations form. The form must be displayed on the examination desk during all examinations for which permission to use a translation dictionary has been granted. Any student using a translation dictionary who does not display the authorisation on their examination desk will have the material confiscated and a report will be sent to the school/department. If you have any queries about the process for authorisation of the use of translation dictionaries in examinations please contact email@example.com.