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Invigilation

Please see below information for both external invigilators and internal (in school) invigilators along with the relevant application process.

Computer Aided Assessment:

ExamStart is an entry portal in to a computer aided assessment.  You will receive full training before you are expected to invigilate CAAs (usually after the end of your first whole exam period).

If you need a refresher on ExamStart please clcik on the link below to access the training video,

UserExamStart
Invigilator https://coursecast.soton.ac.uk/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=62368933-00ae-4a65-8ed0-49139b20672e

You can also view the ExamsStart Instruction booklet in the 'Useful Downloads' at the bottom of the page.

Would you like to become an invigilator?

The University of Southampton always welcomes applications to become invigilators. If you think this job is for you, please see the links below to view the job description and person specification; if you are interested then please complete the 'Application Form for invigilators' at the bottom of this page.

You may be invited for an informal chat with one of our team (not an interview but a chance to get to know you and establish what sort of training you may need). If you are successful you will be required to register with UniWorkforce who administer casual work assignments in the University, conduct right to work checks and issue Casual Worker Permits. Please click on UniWorkforce for further information.

Before you start work as an Invigilator you will be required to attend a group training session, these are usually held a few weeks before each exam period. You will then be required to attend one of the annual briefing sessions for all Invigilators before each exam period. You will be allocated a 'buddy' or mentor who will show you the ropes for the first few invigilator sessions. After your first exam period, you will be required to undertake further training to be able to invigilate computer-aided assessments or other specialist exams.

The standard rate of pay is £9.42 per hour rising to £12.65 per hour for Team Leaders.  In addition you will receive holiday pay. 

If you require further information about the position please don't hesitate to contact us by email at invig@southampton.ac.uk or by telephone on 02380 595319.

In School Invigilation:

The University of Southampton always welcomes applications from postgraduate research students to become invigilators.  If you think this job is for you then please contact your Faculty Office directly.  If you require further information about the position please don't hesitate to contact us by e-mail (invig@southampton.ac.uk) or by phone on 023 8059 25319.

Computer Aided Assessment:

ExamStart is an entry portal in to a computer aided assessment.  You will receive full training before you are expected to invigilate CAAs (usually after the end of your first whole exam period).

If you need a refresher on ExamStart please clcik on the link below to access the training video,

UserExamStart
Invigilator https://coursecast.soton.ac.uk/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=62368933-00ae-4a65-8ed0-49139b20672e

You can also view the ExamsStart Instruction booklet in the 'Useful Downloads' at the bottom of the page.

Forthcoming Exams:

2019/2020:

Semester 1 exams: Monday 13 January - Friday 24 January 2020 (but possibly including Saturday 18 and 25 January)
Semester 2 exams: Monday 18 May - Friday 5 June 2020 (excluding Bank Holiday Monday 25 May but possibly including Saturday 23 May and 30 May)
Supplementary exams: Monday 17 August - Friday 28 August 2020 (but possibly including Saturday 22 August and 29 August)

Pre-Sessional exams: Monday 24 August - Thursday 3 September (but possibly including Saturday 29 August)

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