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Assessment Timetables


The assessment periods will comprise of closed book and online assessments. 

Academic year 2022/23 assessment dates:

Semester One assessment: Monday 16 January - Friday 27 January 2023 (possibly including Saturday 21 and 28 January).

Semester Two assessment: Monday 22 May - Friday 9 June 2023 (excluding Public Holiday Monday 29 May but possibly including Saturday 27 May and Saturday 3 June).

Supplementary assessment: Monday 21 August - Friday 1 September 2023 (possibly including Saturday 26 August).

Generic timetable - Semester two assessments 2023

The timetable showing dates and times for the semester two assessment period (due to run from Monday 22 May - Friday 9 June, excluding public holiday Monday 29 May but possibly including Saturday 27 May and Saturday 3 June), is now published and can be found under 'Useful downloads' at the bottom of this page.

 The timetable remains subject to change due to 'exceptional circumstances' so please keep an eye on this webpage until your individual timetable is published.

Individual assessment timetables : Semester two assessments 2023

Your individual timetable will be published by Friday 28 April. It can be accessed via your SUSSED account by clicking on the ‘Exam Timetable’ icon or via the My Southampton app.

Your individual timetable shows a definitive time/date. If your assessment is in person you will also see the location and seat number. Please use the seating plans which can be found at the bottom of this page to determine your exact location. If you have a missing assessment or have been scheduled for the wrong assessment, please  contact us  by email or phone 0044 (0) 23 8059 2823 so we can help you.

Important notice:

If assessments need to be cancelled due to extraordinary circumstances (e.g. inclement weather, sudden loss of venues), they may need to be  rescheduled at short notice to an alternative term time date.  If you plan to leave the University during term time, you risk being unable to attend your assessment. This may affect your academic progress.


Dictionaries and other assessment regulations

Please make sure you read the information about what sort of dictionary you can use in your assessment, and all other assessment regulations which can be found under ‘Assessment Regulations’ page.

If you have any questions, please contact us on or by phone 0044 (0) 23 8059 2823.


Online exams

ExamStart is an entry portal to a computer aided assessment - whether you are completing a computer-aided assessment or completing your exam on a PC rather than by hand.  If you want to preview how the software works please use the links in the table below:


Word Exam

Perception Exam



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Useful Downloads

Assessment Room Plans

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