Common Questions

  • Supplementary assessment or examination is automatically available to all students under the following conditions, unless supplementary assessment or examination had not been approved for the course: if the student has achieved a final grade between...
  • You can apply for secondary assessment where they are unexpected or exceptional circumstances that impact upon your ability to attend or perform well in your exam or final assessment piece. You need to apply for secondary assessment within five days of...
  • Before applying for secondary assessment you should ensure that: you are available for an exam in both the secondary assessment period and the next main exam round (SP2 or SP5). Dates are available on the academic calendar. An additional exam may be...
  • Course results are released on a specific date for each study period. If your results are not available after this date, please check with your Course Coordinator to find out when they will be posted. Due to University policy, only the final course...
  • Your grade achieved so far in the course will be displayed in myUniSA until the secondary assessment grade is finalised. Academic Review will not be performed on your record until after the secondary assessment period. When you are granted a secondary...
  • Many students often request their final marks as well as their final grade and question why the grade only is reported on the transcript. For high achieving students concern is often expressed that the grade alone does not recognise exceptional...
  • You can access both the course timetable and a personalised timetable in the student portal, myUnisa. Navigate to the myCurrentStudies section and select the myExams link. Prior to the examination period you will receive your personalised exam timetable...
  • Marked papers are not returned to students (originals or a copy). You are allowed to make an appointment with your course coordinator to receive feedback on a summative examination. This must take place within 10 days of the finalisation of your result...
  • *This question is specific to OUA students only* Please refer to Section C of the form for examples of supporting documents. When the supporting documentation is a medical certificate it must: be a signed statement from a registered medical...
  • Online exams are taken on your own computer in your own home, however regular exam conditions and rules still apply. This means you must be in a room on your own with no unauthorised materials present. Your computer will require a webcam and microphone...
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