Clashes and alternative arrangements
Every effort is made to minimise examination clashes (two exams scheduled at the same time). However, there will be instances where exam clashes are unavoidable.
If you are affected by an exam clash, the Examinations Office will arrange and advise you of the alternative sitting. This is typically within 24 hours.
- To prevent contact with other students sitting the exam at the scheduled time, after your earlier exam you may be escorted to a supervised room until your next exam starts.
- If you are affected by an exam clash you will receive written notification advising you of the planned arrangements.
Students enrolled in Campus (C) courses are expected to be available to sit their exams on-campus for the entire duration of the examination period.
Alternative arrangements are allowed only very rarely and only in exceptional circumstances which are beyond the candidate’s control.
Your application must be received at least one month before the start of the examination period (unless the emergency situation arises at short notice).
Holiday plans are not considered valid grounds for alternative examination arrangements.
Reasons that will be considered when a student applies for alternative examination arrangements include: