Guidance for staff on student administration and support
Students with disabilities may apply for adjustments to be made to their transfer and confirmation assessments and final viva arrangements using the GSO.19 form. Form GSO.19c gives information on the application process for students and staff. All of the adjustments outlined below may be approved by the DGS, except where it is indicated that the approval of the Proctors is required.
This guidance is given in three parts:
While these adjustments will address the needs of most disabled candidates, please note that they are not exhaustive and it might be that different adjustments are necessary.
It is assumed that all candidates will have had ample opportunity to discuss the nature of the examination with their supervisor prior to the assessment. The following practical arrangements will help remove barriers for disabled candidates, and if embedded in routine practice will eliminate the need for disabled candidates to specially request them:
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