Step-by-step guide to preparing for the May/June 2023 Online Examinations

It is that time of the year and we are ready to commence the May/June 2023 online examination period which will start on 8 May 2023.   We wish all our students well as they prepare for the May/June 2023 online examinations.

As you prepare, please follow the below steps to ensure that you are ready for the online examination:

  1. It is important that you know ahead of time when your module is written by accessing your examination timetable.

  2. All your examination question papers will be available on the myExams platform.  Test your access prior to the sitting of the examination by clicking on your module code on the day of your examination.  To access your examination question paper or multiple-choice questions visit the myExams platform.

  3. It’s equally important to determine the proctoring tool that will be utilised for your examination by following the proctoring tool link and inserting your module code.

  4. Adequately prepare yourself for the exams by attending the Course: Basic Skills for Online Exams
    1. Course: Basic Skills for Online Exams (May/June 2023)
    2. Training Schedule
    3. RSVP here to book your place in the Basic Skills for Online Exams course
  5. Read the May/June 2023 online examination rules thoroughly to familiarise yourself with the Do’s and Don’ts prior to your examination sitting.

  6. The following resources are made available to assist with your preparations of your online examinations on the Essential tips for online examinations webpage.
    1. Student guidelines on online assessment on myExams
    2. Training videos and student guidelines for navigating on Invigilation tools
    3. Training videos for online examinations navigation
    4. Other technical resources

  7. If you have password problems, refer to the link for password reset guidelines: Procedure to reset your myUnisa password.

  8. Students are reminded that the University have zero tolerance for plagiarism and cheating during online examinations. Please refer to our policies and procedures:
    1. Plagiarism during the examinations
    2. Unisa students – Take action against contract cheating
    3. Unisa has a zero tolerance for any form of dishonesty or cheating activity related to exams
  1. Access to a reliable desktop/laptop/mobile with a stable internet connection and camera is essential. Students should make use of their mobile browsers and not the Unisa myModules app. Students are advised to download and register on the Invigilator App three days prior to their examinations.

  2. Be prepared for your online examinations against planned loadshedding schedules.

  3. Students experiencing technical challenges should contact the SCSC on 080 000 1870 or via e-mail or refer to the Get- Help resource for the list of additional contact numbers. Communication received from your myLife account will be considered.

Publish date: 2023/04/28