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Preparing for your exams and assessments

Assessments are a big part of your studies and there’s a lot of information that you need to be aware of. It’s your responsibility to make sure you’ve read all the information and to ask us if you’re not sure about anything.

Your pre-assessment check list

  1. Check your course registrations

  2. Read the Instructions to Candidates

  3. View your Candidate Number

  4. Register for Exam Access Arrangements (if you need them)

  5. Check your exam timetable

  6. Practice with a past exam paper

Important dates

  • Deadline for checking Term 1 and Full Year course registrations*: Friday 14 October 2016
  • Deadline for checking Term 2 and 3 course registrations*: Friday 20 January 2017
  • Deadline for applying for Exam Access Arrangements: Friday 20 January 2017
  • Examination timetable published: Wednesday 22 March 2017
  • 2016/17 Spring examination period: Tuesday 25 April to 26 May 2017

* Be aware that these are College deadlines. You should check with your department or school in case they have any additional deadlines.


Worried about your exams?

We’ve created an exams video to give you an idea of what to expect – take a look!