Assessment Update

Update regarding assessments and information about late penalties from Professor Gavin Brown, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education:

“We will be emailing students this week with more detailed information about the package of assessment support measures we will implement this year.

“We are keen to make sure you have all the information you need so thanks for your patience whilst we work through these issues together with the Guild.

“We know time is pressing, so we can confirm now that all Semester 1 coursework due in January or February 2021 which is or has been submitted within 5 days of the original deadline will automatically be granted exemption from late penalties (ELP) without the need for an application.

“If you submit your coursework after those 5 days, it would then need to be supported by an ELP application.

“We are also taking away the requirement to submit medical evidence when requesting exemption from late penalties due to personal illness for the rest of this academic year, bringing this process in line with the change we have already made to the extenuating circumstances process.

“Please keep an eye on your emails this week for a full update.”