Information on Resit Examinations 2014
When and where are the resit examinations?
All RESIT examinations will be held
between 1 and 5
will be taken at the
University of Essex and abroad at specific British
Council locations, please see the following link for resit abroad
The resit timetable will be published by
August 2014 on the Exams Office web pages. The
timetable will detail the date and time of each resit examination.
The Exams Office will no longer be issuing
exam entry forms to students studying at the Colchester campus.
Instead we have developed an online system that will enable you to:
· View and print your exam timetable
· View any individual exam arrangements
that have been put in place for you
· Report any exam errors to the exams
office (e.g. you are not scheduled for the correct exams, you have
exam clashes, your individual arrangements have not been put in
· View exam FAQ’s
View the student handbook for exams
· View exam room maps and seating plans
To view your online exam timetable
You will need to bring the
form with your Registration Card to each examination.
Where is my form sent?
All resit information is
accessed online please visit: https://www.essex.ac.uk/examtimes
What are the fees for resit exams?
Re-examination and re-submission of coursework
Masters dissertation re-submission
If you are
required to pay a fee an email will be sent to your Essex account with
details of how to pay. Fees must be paid before you take your resit examination or
at the time of resubmitting coursework.
I had Individual Arrangements for my Summer
exams, are these still applicable?
Yes. If you received individual arrangements for
the main examinations, the same arrangements will apply for the resit
Can I stay at the University during my resit
If you require accommodation during the resit
period, please contact the
When are resit exam results published?
The results of the resit examinations will
usually be available 2 working days following the Board of Examiners
meetings a the following link
. If you have not been permitted to proceed you will be
informed by letter, at the same time as the results are made
available. If you wish to bring to the attention of the Board of
Examiners any extenuating circumstances which have affected the resit
examinations, undergraduate students should complete an
Extenuating Circumstances Form, which must be returned to the
Registry by Monday 8 September 2014,
at 4.00pm. Postgraduate students must complete an
Circumstances Form, which must be returned to the Graduate
Secretary in your Department/Centre by the deadline published by them.
Both forms can be downloaded from our web pages using the links
What is voluntary reassessment?
Voluntary reassessment web page
Why was my June exam mark reinstated after I took a resit in
You were originally given the chance to take a voluntary resit by the
June/July Board of Examiners. However, the mark you obtained in
September was lower than your original mark. As this was a
voluntary resit and not a compulsory resit, the Board agreed to
reinstate your June mark. If you are a second year student, you
should note that only a maximum of 30 credits can be regarded as a
voluntary resit. So if you had to take more than 30 credits'
worth of resits in September the Board could only reinstate a maximum
of 30 credits' worth of June marks.
Student Guide to Examinations
Undergraduate Rules of Assessment
If you have any questions about the resit
examinations, please contact the Examinations Office
email@example.com or calling +44 1206 87 2439.
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