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The Quality and Collaboration Unit (QCU) have compiled a list of frequently asked questions that have either arisen through the University Induction Seminars or via email contact.  This is a working document that will continue to be added to.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - External Examiners (PDF 1,119K, Downloads file)

Useful links

  • JISC is a free online discussion forum for those who are interested in taking up work in the area of External Examining.  Follow this link for JISC User Guidance (Word doc 14k)
  • Policies & Regulations for the following:

Assessment Handbook 2015-16 (for Moderation Guidelines)

Assessment Handbook Appendix 1 (for Performance/Grade Descriptors)