Extensions and Special Circumstances Service
Welcome to the Extensions and Special Circumstances service!
We are within the turnaround of 2 working days for extensions, and 5 working days for special circumstances applications.
Student guidance on technical issues during an online exam
Please read the attached guidance on what to do if you experience a technical issue during your online exam. The guidance outlines the steps you need to take, and what evidence you will need to submit if you decide to apply for special circumstances.
The University will close on Thursday 22 December 2022, and reopen on Wednesday 4 January 2023. During this time, the ESC service will be closed, and the team will be unable to process applications or to answer emails.
Extensions: approved extensions that result in revised deadlines between 22nd December 2022, 5PM and 4th January 2023, 9AM should be viewed as due by Thursday, 5th January 2023, 9AM.
Get the right support
|Extension||Special circumstances||Learning adjustments|
For when you require a short amount of extra time to complete an assessment.
For when an adverse situation has significantly impacted your ability to complete an assessment and may have resulted in underperformance.
For when you have a registered learning adjustment with Disability and Learning Support Service that permits extra time on submissions and you'd like to access your extra time.
Not sure what to apply for? Please review your options in the guide below:
Information for Students
Information for Staff (secured)
Special circumstances deadlines
Meet the Team
Report a technical issue (secured)
What we're working on (secured)
ESC review (secured)
Experiencing a technical issue with the Assessment Support tool? Let us know about it: Report a technical issue (secured)