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Exams and Results

At JCU, you will need to sit exams for all or part of your study.  This website will guide you through the changes and link you to the support pages to find out information about how your exams will be presented to you, how to apply to defer your exam, apply for special consideration in exam marking and your results.

As the University is still guided by restrictions under COVID-19 please review the information below with regard to the deliver of your exams

  • The formal exam period for Teaching Period 1, 2021 will deliver a combination of on campus and/or online exams, your timetable will provide specific information regarding which exam type you will be sitting.
  • An Assessment which will be run under exam conditions may be included in your timetable to prevent clashes with other exams.
  • All students sitting an exam will be contacted by their subject coordinator no later than 2 weeks from the start of the first day of their exams.

You are expected to sit formal exams for Study Period 1 and 2, or any supplementary or deferred exams for Study Period 1, on your home campus.
Speak to your lecturer as early as possible if you are or expect to experience difficulties.

Please refer to the Examinations Procedures (which came into effect 1 January 2021)

Exam Information and timetables
Exam rules and expectations
Tips for exam success
Deferring exams or applying for special consideration
Special requirements in exams

To reduce the impact of COVID-19 on your academic results, a variety of changes were introduced for Teaching Period 1, 2020; some of these changes may continue, in particular if you still have an outstanding result, please refer to:

Academic Safety Net.

If you have any questions or concerns relating to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 site and reach out to the Student Centre.

All JCU students must behave ethically and honestly when completing assessments. If you are found to have committed misconduct such as plagiarism or cheating, you may face serious penalties including expulsion from your course.

Student academic misconduct