Formal Examinations

This page provides information on formal examinations only. Please refer to Canvas module topics and teaching timetables for information relating to the arrangements for any other types of assessment, such as in-class tests and time-constrained assessment.

Please ensure that you are registered for the correct modules. If you are unsure that you are correctly registered please contact your Faculty Student Services for further support. 


  • Students examined in the main period are provided with a personal exam timetable, available in e:Vision
  • Personal timetables will be available to students four weeks ahead of the main assessment period. 
  • Where exams are spread accross multiple venues, it is important that you check your personal timetable and go to the exam room you have been allocated. 
  • Failure to do this will result in disruption as venues may become over capacity. 





  • Morning exams begin promptly at 9:30am
  • Afternoon exams begin promptly at 2:00pm
  • Canvas examinations may start at alternative times, where exams are running in groups. 

You should arrive at the examination venue in good time, we recommend 15 minutes before the start of the examination.

You will be allowed into the examination room approximately 10 minutes before the start of the exam.

Exceptionally you may be able to enter the examination room up to 30 minutes after the official start time but no later than this.

If you arrive late, you will not be given extra time at the end of the examination.






  • Students who require reasonable adjustments for examinations must register Student Support and Wellbeing with in the first instance to be assessed.
  • The central exams team will contact students with registered requirements via email to confirm arrangements for exams. 
  • If you do not receive an email with your examination arrangements two weeks prior to exams starting, please email

Late or Temporary Reasonable Adjustment Arrangements

Students who require adapted arrangements after March will need to contact SSW urgently.

If a request cannot be put in place we suggest that candidates contact their Faculty Student Services and report to the exam venue as per their exam timetable on e:Vision.




All students are expected to adhere to the Examination Regulations for Students 

Exam regulations should be read in conjunction with the Fit to Sit and Extenuating Circumstances policy, and any other policy relating to individual conduct. 

By entering an examination you are declaring you are fit to sit the assessment and any claim for extenuating circumstances will become in-valid.