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If you are unable to attend your examination, or you sat your examination and think that your performance was impaired due to injury, illness, trauma or an exceptional circumstance beyond your control, you may apply for aegrotat consideration.
To be awarded an aegrotat pass:
• You must clearly be academically worthy of a pass.
• The circumstances for your application must be clearly unforeseen and unexpected.
You must also meet the criteria specified in the Open Polytechnic Academic Statute (PDF, 467KB, opens in new window).
The aegrotat consideration process is not available if you have previously failed that examination and are resitting the exam.
Note: There is a limit on the number of aegrotat passes that can be awarded per qualification.
To apply for aegrotat consideration you must:
Apply for Aegrotat Consideration (PDF, 298KB, opens in new window)
Aegrotat considerations apply to your ability to sit the examination on the day of the examination only. You cannot apply for aegrotat consideration if you have been unable to study or prepare for the examination.
If you have any questions about applying for aegrotat consideration, or have been unable to study and prepare for your exams due to illness, injury or trauma contact the Services Team, Academic Registry to discuss your options on email email@example.com or on freephone 0508 650 200.