T2 EXAMS: SETS, Special Exams & Special Consideration; What it means and how to apply
At this time of the Trimester we always have a bunch of questions about how Specials, SETS etc work, so here goes:
- Special Consideration means that your circumstances can be taken into account when your examination is marked. This is worth a maximum of three (3) per cent of your final grade for the unit.
- A Special Examination is a deferred exam or a chance to re-sit the exam, usually in the following exam period.
- Special Extension of Time is where you have not been able to complete your assignments or other assessment items (other than formal exams) on time due to illness or other circumstances beyond your control, you may be eligible for an extension.
The Counselling Staff have also prepared a great fact sheet to help – click here to download (pdf).
Source: Ed, Student Support Team (UNE)