A3.15 Allowances for Examination Disturbances

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    Consideration of mitigation for errors on examination papers or disturbances during examination sittings will be in accordance with the following classification:

    • Minor - no mitigation action required following the examination sitting 
    • Moderate - mitigation action required following the examination, for example, via an adjustment to marking  
    • Severe - mitigation action required following the examination, typically via the offer of an uncapped resit of the examination, marked as a first sitting of the affected assessment.

    In all cases, the student must have attended the affected examination in order to be eligible for any mitigation.

    For further information about these regulations, please contact the Head of Examinations.

    Approved by: Academic Enhancement & Standards Committee, 2 December 2015

    Updated by: Academic Enhancement & Standards Committee, 28 June 2017