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Assessment Timetables


We are anticipating that some closed book exams will take place on campus in 2022 and some assessments will continue online. 

Academic Year 2021/22 Assessment Dates:

Semester 1 assessment: Monday 17 January - Friday 28 January 2022 (possibly including Saturday 22 and 29 January).

Semester 2 assessment: Monday 23 May - Friday 10 June 2022 (excluding Public Holidays Thursday 2 June and Friday 3 June 2022 but possibly including Saturday 28 May 2022).

Supplementary Assessment: Monday 22 August - Friday 2 September 2022 (possibly including Saturday 27 August 2022).

Semester 1 Assessments 2022 Timetable

Individual student timetables are now published and can be viewed via SUSSED on the 'Exam Timetable' icon, this will show you your room and seat number which you will need.

We would advise that this is still subject to change due to 'exceptional circumstances' so please check this website frequently until your individual timetable is published.

Individual Assessment Timetables : Semester 1 assessments

Your individual timetable will be published no later than Monday 20 December 2021 and you will be able to access your timetable via your SUSSED account.  

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 onto the wrong assessment please do not worry but you will need to contact us either by email or by phone 0044 (0) 23 8059 2823.

Important Notice:

If assessments have to be cancelled due to extraordinary circumstances (e.g. inclement weather, sudden loss of venues) they may be rescheduled at short notice to an alternative date within term time. If you plan to leave the campus 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



Do you need help or support with your assessment?

If you are experiencing unmanageable levels of stress or anxiety, for which you need support, please contact the First Support team who are the initial point of contact in supporting students experiencing significant difficulties.  Visit the Disability and Inclusion Team webpages for further information on mental health and wellbeing support.


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