FAQs

  • Please find below a list of common questions and answers from students about exams. If you cannot find the answer to a question below, then please email the Exams Team on exams@brookes.ac.uk.

  • The exam season dates are available on the exam timetable and key dates page.

    Your personal exam dates, times and rooms are published on your personal Google calendar nearer the exams (Week 7 for semester exams).

    To be allowed extra provision, a student needs to be registered with Wellbeing to qualify for any allowances.

    See the alternative provision page for more information.

    All students who have alternative provision for their exams will be emailed a personal exam timetable with the rooms and times at least a week before the exams. If you haven't received the email, then please contact us in the Exams Team.

    See the alternative provision page for more information.

    Visit Student Central with your student card and they will be able to unblock it.

    For more information, see the forgotten ID page.

    No. Students must not bring their own calculators to an exam.

    If you require a calculator for the exam, then a Brookes calculator will be provided on your desk.

    See Before your exams for more information.

    No. Brookes does not permit the use of any dictionaries in examinations.

    See Before your exams for more information about what you can and can't take to an exam.

    Students can apply to take an examination off-site.

    You must complete the online application form and pay the fee before the deadline.

    Students can apply for a change of exam date for the following reasons only:

    1. Military service
    2. Representing Oxford Brookes University or their nation in an international sporting event
    3. Religious observance

    You should complete the online form found on this website before the deadline and you must provide supporting evidence for your request.

    See Change your exam date for more information.

    A student with illness or injury can apply for mitigating circumstances. It is not guaranteed that the student will receive mitigating circumstances unless they have good evidence or reason to be able to resit their exam.

    See Problems affecting your exams for more information.

    If you miss an exam due to sickness or injury, then you should obtain medical evidence and apply for mitigating circumstances.

    If you miss an exam due to a bereavement or other personal issues, then you should obtain suitable evidence and apply for mitigating circumstances.

    If you miss an exam without a good reason, then you will get a zero mark for the examination. Please make sure you know the dates, times and locations of all your examinations and allow plenty of time to travel.

    Students can be admitted into an exam up to one hour after the official start time. You will have to finish at the normal end time for the examination.

    Students cannot be admitted to an exam after the first hour.

    For general queries about marks, please contact your Module Leader. If you want to appeal your marks, please view information from Academic Appeals, Student Complaints and Conduct Regulations: Regulation C3
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