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COVID-Safe Exams Frequently Asked Questions

I am currently self-isolating due to the recent COVID outbreak in Victoria and cannot attend my exam. What do I do?

  • If you have a face-to-face exam that you are not able to attend due to mandatory isolation, please apply for special consideration. You will need to provide documentation to support your application.
  • If you have an online assessment and feel your preparation has been severely disadvantaged due to mandatory isolation, you may also apply for special consideration. Applications will require supporting documentation and will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

What if my exam is cancelled due to COVID?

If face-to-face exams need to be cancelled or rescheduled, students will be contacted via their student email and SMS. Please ensure your details are up to date in Student Online so we can contact you with important information. Updates will also be provided by Subject Coordinators via the LMS.

How will face-to-face exams be COVID-Safe?

Cleaning

The venue will be deep cleaned before all exams including bathrooms and high touch areas.

Masks

Mask wearing will apply as per the current Victorian Government's restrictions. Find information about wearing a face mask in Victoria.

Sanitising stations

Hand sanitising stations will be available at various locations throughout the venue. Handwash facilities will also be available in all bathrooms.

Known case locations

Please ensure you are familiar with any known case locations and follow the public health orders relating to testing and mandatory quarantine arrangements.

Physical distancing

Physical distancing of 1.5 m will apply.  We have reduced the number of people allowed in each space throughout the venue accordingly.

Allocated seating

Seating for students will be allocated and adequately distanced. Venue staff will be on hand to help manage this.