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2020 Secondary | Supplementary | Late exams

Secondary, Supplementary and Late exams will be held over three days next week - Wednesday 27 May, Thursday 28 May and Friday 29 May.

There will be two sessions per day, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

An email will be sent to all eligible students with the details of the Exam/s they will be sitting, and outlining the date and time relating to them, on Friday 22 of May. 

Information on how to 'sit' an online exam is available on this page and we recommend you familiarize yourself with this prior to your exam.


Useful information

Prepare for your online exam using the:


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Supplementary assessments and exams

This section only applies to Higher Education courses

Supplementary assessments and exams give you the opportunity to receive a supplementary pass for a subject you failed if:

A) You attempted all assessments AND recorded a final mark between 45% and 49%


B) You were granted special consideration

It is your responsibility to know if you are granted a supplementary exam or assessment and to be available during the secondary exam period.

Special consideration Application forms and policies

If you think you are eligible for special consideration you can apply to:

  • extend an assessment deadline,
  • submit a supplementary assessment,
  • re-sit an exam or resubmit an assessment,
  • sit an exam at a later date,or
  • make modified assessment arrangements

When do I need to submit the form?

Unless it is impossible to do so, the following deadlines apply:

  • Exams: If you can't sit an exam due to circumstances beyond your control you must apply within 2 working days of the scheduled exam.
  • Exams: If there is a clash in your exam timetable you must notify Student Services within 5 working days of the timetable release.
  • Assessment extensions: To extend a deadline you must apply at least 1 working day before the assessment due date


When are extensions and resubmissions due? When are deferred and re-sit exams held?

Usually within 10 working days from the date you are advised in writing that your application for special consideration was successful.

If you seek more than 10 working days your application will be referred to your Program Director for a decision.

Find further information in Section 9 of the assessment policy that applies to you:

Upcoming exams

Important to know

You must sit your exams at the scheduled date and time irrespective of any conflict with a planned holiday or special event.

If you can't sit an exam due to circumstances beyond your control you must submit an Application for Assessment Special Consideration Form. Please review the Special Consideration Application forms and policies section below.

How do I know if I am eligable to sit a supplementary exam?

You will receive an email to your student email account - so make sure your contact details are up to date.

You should check your results (in Blackboard) as soon as they are available.

Special consideration

If circumstances outside your control, such as illness or a death in the family, affect your performance you can apply for special consideration.