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Assessment and academic feedback

In response to your feedback:

  • You can now self-certify for minor illnesses and other extenuating circumstances which might have an impact on your performance at assessment.

  • Our new Interruptions of Study process aims to support you before, during and after you take time out from your studies.

  • Student feedback has played a crucial role in helping us to develop and refine our new, cutting edge online assessment platform, AssessmentUCL.

You said

  • Exam timetables should be shared earlier in order to allow easier revision planning for students. 

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  • The schedule for third-semester exams is now released in late February, giving students extra time to plan ahead. 

You said

  • You wanted clearer information on regulations around exams, degree classifications and extenuating circumstances.

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  • Students who have failed exams or have extenuating circumstances have to wait until the next exam cycle to complete their resits. 

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  • UCL has introduced late summer assessments which run from mid-August until early September. This aligns UCL with most other UK universities. 

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  • The rules on academic misconduct and plagiarism are hard to understand. 

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  • Students can now complete the Academic Integrity course on Moodle to understand how to avoid academic malpractice and plagiarism.