Exams

Upcoming Important Dates

All 2021 dates for exams, results and progression, for all terms, can be found on the Important Dates Page.


Online Exams

Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, for safety reasons, all exams are now being held online.  Online exams may be held in different formats; vUWS only or Live+ with Proctor U. Please refer to your timetable or vUWS site for information on how your final exam/s will be run.  You may not have the same format for all your exams.  More information on online exams can be found here.

Exam Timetable

Your exam timetable will be released approximately 2 weeks prior to your final exams and you will be advised via email.  Your exam timetable will indicate your exam date and time and exam delivery details.  When checking your exam timetable, please make sure you are choosing the correct exam event eg Spring/2H or you will not be able to view your personalised timetable. More information on accessing your exam timetable can be found here. You can find the dates for future exam events on the Important Dates page.

Deferred Exams

If you are unable to attend a final exam due to a serious illness, misadventure or other exceptional circumstances beyond your control you can apply for a deferred exam. A Deferred Exam Application must be lodged online no later than 5.00pm on the second working day after your scheduled exam. Deferred exam applications are completed using the Deferred Exam electronic eForm. Please ensure you have all the relevant supporting documentation prior to submitting your form.  More information on Deferred Exams can be found here.

Supplementary Exams

A supplementary exam may be granted as an outcome of a Special Consideration application.  Supplementary Exams are organised by your Subject Coordinator and School administration staff.  A Special Consideration Application must be lodged online no later than 5.00 pm on the second working day after your scheduled exam.  Special Consideration applications are completed using the Special Consideration electronic eForm. More information on Special Consideration can be found here.

WSU Online students - please request a Supplementary assessment by emailing help@westernsydneyonline.edu.au

Are you a WSU Trimester student?

Please note that if you are studying  entirely with Western Sydney University Online in Trimester terms, they have different exam arrangements and you should contact the WSU Online student support team for assistance or email exams@westernsydneyonline.edu.au.

Are you an overseas student?

If you are currently located overseas and have firewall issues preventing you from completing a Proctored exam, please contact the examinations team at examinations@westernsydney.edu.au for advice on how to complete your final exams.

KB0016537– I am an external student, how do I complete my online exams?