Conduct incidents

  • Breaches of regulations include:

    • Disturbances - Mobile phones/smart devices going off will result in a fine.
    • Unauthorized item(s) on desk - Confiscated during the exam. See What you will need.
    • Unauthorized item(s) on person - Usually discovered and confiscated during toilet breaks.
    • Writing on hands - This will be photographed by the Exams Team. 
    • Writing before or after the end time - Your page will be marked at the time this was noticed. 


    • Incidents - Disturbances and forbidden items usually result in a fine. 
    • Costing - First offence £50. Subsequent offences increase by £50 per offence.  
    • All fines are reduced by 25% if paid within 10 working days.  

    Conduct investigations

    • Incidents - Including writing before/after the end time and unauthorized items such as notes. Your grades may be impacted.
    • Action - Students are invited to a conduct interview through their Brookes email.  
    • Consequences - Students are emailed with the outcome. 

    Contact the Exams Team or Student Investigation and Resolution Team for further assistance.