Change your exam date

  • If you are unable to attend an exam at scheduled date/time, you can apply for a changed assessment arrangement by Week 10 of the given semester if it your reason is one of the following:

    • religious observance
    • military service
    • international/University representation in a sports event
    • similar activities undertaken by a dependent of the student for which there is a demonstrable support requirement on the student
    • Undertaking voluntary or paid work related to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic - Deadline for Semester 2 Examinations in 2020 is week 11

    Notable exclusions

    • Holidays, weddings, job interviews, work experience and travel arrangements (eg going home).

    Evidence required

    • A letter from an official of the given authority/organization.

    The changed examination date will normally be within the relevant resit examination session. If you need to change a resit examination date, then an alternative date that enables your progression will be agreed.

    How to apply

    Step 1 Get a letter from your sports coach, minister of faith, military supervisor or NHS or similar
    supervisor stating the reason you cannot attend the examination and the dates when you will be unavailable.
    Step 2 Complete the Change Exam Date/Time Application Form, making sure you have provided all details
    Step 3 Send the letter to the exams office.
    Step 4 You will be emailed to confirm that your application has been approved and what the alternative arrangement will be. Ensure that you are able to attend the new date
    Step 5 Check your results on Student Information to ensure that the module is showing a ZE grade if your date has been moved to the resit session.

    Changing your coursework deadline

    It is also possible to request a coursework deadline change for the same reasons. You should download and complete the coursework extension form and submit it with suitable evidence to the module leader.