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Extenuating Circumstances Supporting Documentation

If you are lodging an application and need to provide evidence that you have experienced extenuating circumstances please refer to the table below of what documentation is required.

Reason for the circumstance

Examples of  relevant supporting documentation

Further information

Medical reasons and/or Psychological reasons

Doctor’s certificate/mental health practitioner certificate.

Students with Disabilities Policy

Compassionate or emergency grounds

(bereavement, hardship, trauma, family breakdown, sudden loss of income, victim of crime)

Police report, bereavement notice, correspondence from a JCU Sexual Misconduct Officer or a statutory declaration setting out the circumstances that are the basis of the application.

JCU’s Counselling Service. Also see: Domestic and Family Violence (Student Support) ProcedureBullying, Discrimination, Harassment and Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedures.

Unscheduled or unexpected Defence Force and National Service commitments

A statement signed by an authorised officer of the Australian Defence Force detailing the dates and times when attendance at an Australian Defence Force commitment is to take place; or

detailing full-time service (eg as part of a peacekeeping or humanitarian aid operation); or

The National Service enlistment notice (Singapore).

Defence Force, National Service and Elite Athlete Friendly University Procedure.

Unscheduled or unexpected elite athlete obligations

A statement signed by an authorised officer of their sporting organisation detailing training schedules and sporting commitment.

Defence Force, National Service and Elite Athlete Friendly University Procedure.

Emergency services situations, such as unscheduled or unexpected SES call-outs.

Statutory declaration setting out the circumstances that are the basis of the application.

 

Issues with technology during a timed online exam

Exam content query form through the LearnJCU subject page.

Examination Procedures

Unscheduled or unexpected religious observance and special cultural and religious considerations[1]

Statutory declaration setting out the circumstances that are the basis of the application.

 

Unscheduled or unexpected jury service, certain court appearances

Court summons

 

Your documentation will be submitted electronically with your application however please hold onto the originals as you may be requested to verify their authenticity by the University.

Documents must be issued by an independent third party and will not be accepted from family members.

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