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Assignment and examination administration

Examination dates and timetables

A student's study units for each academic period must be selected in such a manner that the examination dates do not clash NO CLASHES WILL BE PERMITTED.

Examination dates are subject to change by the University. Dates cannot be changed at the request of students.

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The final examination timetable will be send to students prior to the applicable examination by post and will contain the following information:

  • A list of the study units in which students qualify for admission to write examinations.
  • A list of study units (if any) in which students do NOT qualify for the examination.
  • Particulars of date(s) and time(s) of examination(s).
  • Particulars of the examination centre, address and details of the invigilator.
  • General instructions in respect of examinations.

The examination timetable must be read VERY CAREFULLY. On no account will misreading of examination dates or times be considered as a reason for granting admission to a supplementary examination.

The examination instructions appear on the other side of the timetable. Contravention of these instructions could result in the application of the Disciplinary Code for Students.

Click here to view and print the examination instructions (PDF): English - Afrikaans

May/June Semester Examination

On 20 April the FINAL TIMETABLE for the May semester examinations will be posted to all candidates concerned.
Any candidate who has NOT received his / her final timetable by 26 April must IMMEDIATELY contact the Examination Administration Division by sending a sms to 43584 with your student number.

October/November Examination

On 20 SEPTEMBER the FINAL TIMETABLE for the October examination will be posted to all candidates concerned.
The examinations in study units for the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting are also conducted in October/November and those for the Postgraduate Diploma in Auditing in September.

Any candidate who has NOT received his/her final timetable by 4 October, must IMMEDIATELY contact the Examination Administration Division by sending a sms to 43584 with your student number.

January / February examination (including supplementary, aegrotat and special examination)

The examinations in study units for the Further Diploma in Education and the postgraduate diploma in Advanced Nursing Science, Distance Education, Telecommunications and Information Policy, Tertiary Education, and Translation are conducted in January/February. They begin on or about 08 January and are spread over a period of 4 weeks.

On 30 NOVEMBER the FINAL TIMETABLE will be posted to all candidates in the form of a letter. If you have NOT received this timetable by 15 December, you must contact Examination Arrangements immediately to get a duplicate copy.
The examination timetable for the supplementary, aegrotat and special Examinations is posted to candidates together with their examination results.

If a student cancels his / her registration or examination entry for ALL his / her study units on on or before the undermentioned dates, the year will NOT count as a year of registration for purposes of re-admission to studies:

First semester modules:          31 March
Second semester modules:   30 August
Year course / modules:            31 August

If the students were registered for the first time at this University and such registration was cancelled in full before the relevant, abovementioned date(s), their next application for registration is also regarded as a first registration, inter alia, for the purpose of possible restrictions on the number of study units for which they may enrol.