Alternative examination conditions
If you require alternative examination conditions due to a disability or medical condition, you need to register with the Student Equity and Diversity Officer. The Student Equity and Diversity Officer will assess your needs and recommend the conditions you require to assist you.
- Check the services available to students with a disability
- Advise of medical condition or disability
- Request for alternative examinations conditions
- Using a Scribe in an examination (PDF, 1.2mb)
The Board of Examiners determine where you will be offered a supplementary exam, refer to the rules in Admission, Enrolment and Academic Progress Rules.
If you have been granted a supplementary exam and are not able to attend at the designated time, you may apply to the Faculty for special consideration to sit the exam at an alternative time. In the application you will provide sufficient written evidence to support your application. Application for special consideration must be made prior to the exam and where circumstances make this impossible applications must be submitted no later than three days after the examination to the Student Information Office.
You will be notified of the outcome via email to your ECU student email account.
Use of bilingual dictionaries
Where your unit permits you to use, a bilingual dictionary if English is not your first language, the following examination procedures will apply.
Prior to the commencement of the examination, the invigilators will:
- Ask if you intend to use a bilingual dictionary
- Check the dictionaries to ensure they have not been tampered with
Calculator certification procedure
Some units permit the use of calculators in examinations. If you wish to take a calculator into your examination but you are not sure if your type of calculator is permitted, please contact your tutor for clarification.
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