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  Fit to Sit - Extenuating Circumstances

These regulations apply to all matriculated students of Edinburgh Napier University who believe that their ability to complete an assessment of any type has been adversely affected by extenuating circumstances that have had a detrimental effect on their academic studies or progression.

Please note that this information supersedes the extenuating circumstances information in section five of your programme handbook.

Extenuating Circumstances Procedures for 2018/19

Please click on the statements below to expand the boxes to access more information​​​​​​​ including the form to request an extension RE1 form and the links to apply online for a deferral of extenuating circumstances.​ Please click on the sentences (drop down boxes) below to access more information.

Deadlines for submitting extenuating circumstances (after the exam diets):

17/01/2019 – TR1

17/05/2019 – TR2

14/08/2019 – Re-assessment diet

06/09/2019  - TR3​

Fit to Sit
If you think you can still complete your assignments with a little more time
If you can’t do your assessments at all or become ill during an exam
If you realise later that you should have applied for deferral but didn’t
Students studying on Edinburgh Napier University programmes delivered with our international partner institutions

​For more information or to resolve any issues please email your school.


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