Information Services

Online Exams

Support for online exams

Exam formats

For 22/23 the majority of exams have been approved for in person delivery, although some exams will be online.  Your exam timetable will confirm which exams are in person and which are online. Your timetable will also confirm the duration for your exams.  

 

School advice for problems during the exam period

General guidance for reporting issues during exams

Make sure you provide the information needed in order to help solve the issue.  Information such as:

  • The exam you are sitting
  • Your name and student ID
  • A clear description of the issue with screenshots where relevant
  • If you've contacted Information Services, any call reference number you have been assigned
  • Please attach a copy of your exam if near the deadline

If you have a question about your exam more generally, please see the Exams Frequently Asked Questions.

 

Support information for particular Schools who are running online exams

Edinburgh College of Art

If you have any issues, please use the appropriate contact below:

Or for any subject area you can contact SASS via Teams during our virtual office hours (9-5 Monday to Friday).

Edinburgh Law School

For Undergraduate students, if you have any issues during the exam, please email Law.UGO@ed.ac.uk.

For Postgraduate students, please contact law.pg@ed.ac.uk.

For students on the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice, please contact Law.Diploma@ed.ac.uk.

Moray House School of Education

If you have any issues, please use the appropriate contact below:

BSc Applied Sport Science: AppSS@ed.ac.uk

MA Physical Education: Physical-Education@ed.ac.uk

MA Primary Education with Gaelic: MAPrimary@ed.ac.uk

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies If you have any issues during the exam, please email your Year/Programme Administrator (listed in Learn). 
School of Biological Sciences If you have any questions or problems with accessing or submitting an exam, contact the Course Administrator using the contact details that you will find in "Course Team" on Learn. Course email accounts will be regularly monitored during UK office hours while the exam is running.
School of Divinity If you have any issues during the exam, please email the Course Administrators (DivinityUGadmin@ed.ac.uk) in the first instance, and let us know you who you are and which exam you are having problems with.
School of Engineering

If you have any issues during the exam please email  Exams.Eng@ed.ac.uk stating which exam you are taking and your query in detail.

See more information on the School of Engineering's online exams web page.

School of Health in Social Sciences If you have any issues during the exam, please email hea.assessment@ed.ac.uk stating which exam you are taking and your query in detail.
School of History, Classics and Archaeology If you have any issues during the exam, please email the Course Administrators (listed in Learn).
School of Social and Political Sciences

If you have any issues during your exam, please refer in the first instance to the specific instructions as stated on the exam paper or in the exam guidance available on Learn. If, after doing this your query is unresolved, please email uto.sps@ed.ac.uk AND the course administrator (details can be found on Learn) stating which exam you are taking and your query in detail.

If you have any issues in submitting, you should email a copy of your completed exam to uto.sps@ed.ac.uk AND the relevant course administrator BEFORE the deadline.