Information on applying for Special Consideration in Final Examinations is available on the Examinations website:
For most programmes, applications are made through eVision:
Candidates seeking special consideration for programmes in the Division of Health Sciences should check the Division of Health Sciences website for information on the application process:
Applications must be made within five calendar days of the last examination for which you are seeking Special Consideration.
A list of appropriate supporting documentation for your application is available on the Examinations website:
Special Consideration in internal assessment
It is also possible to apply for Special Consideration in Internal Assessment. This can be approved by the relevant Head of Department, and will normally only be granted where impairment is significant:
Special Consideration during the COVID-19 pandemic
As well as the usual circumstances for Special Consideration such as illness, the circumstances have been extended to cover severe disruptions arising from COVID-19.
Applications for Special Consideration due to COVID-19 are made through eVision in the usual way.
For applications related to COVID-19 (either isolating, testing positive, or having COVID-19 symptoms) you will need to complete the Declaration to Support Special Consideration Application (COVID-19). If you have tested positive for COVID-19 you will also need to provide a screenshot of your My Covid Record showing your name and the date of notification of the positive test (either PCR or RAT).
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