Exams

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Exam times and locations

UNSW Sydney holds exams at the end of each of the three terms.  

UNSW Canberra students should see UNSW Canberra Key Dates

Resolving issues about exam times

If there are problems with your exam timetable you should contact UNSW as soon as possible. 

Alternative exam arrangements

  • You can make alternative exam arrangements for religious reasons
  • Students with disabilities may in certain circumstances be eligible for exam adjustments.
  • School or faculty-based (internal) assessments must be arranged with the relevant academic staff member or school/faculty administrative officer in conjunction with Disability Services
  • Formal end-of-term examinations must be arranged with Disability Services who will liaise with the Examinations Team within Student Administration.
  • Students with a temporary disability that puts them at a disadvantage in written examinations should see a Disability Advisor in Disability Services immediately after their disability is known. They will need to provide supporting medical documentation.

Rules

There are serious penalties for breaking the rules about exams. You are expected to know the relevant rules and policies before sitting a formal exam. 

 

Exams for non-UNSW students

UNSW conducts exams for students on behalf of other institutions.