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    Changes to extenuating and mitigating circumstances

      Changes to extenuating and mitigating circumstances have been affecting almost 10% of third year Biology Students, and many second year students. Resits are not guaranteed to students, if they pass with a bad mark, which may be due to problems or issues outside their control or being ill. Majority of students think that they should have been given options in such cases, or situations, as they cannot put their 100% effort. Few students have met with Academic regulations and compliance, but they've just brushed them off. We know the reason for the changes, which is fair enough, however, it is not fair to change these circumstances in the middle of the year. It would be better if it go back to what it was before or options for resits be available, if the students have problems outside their control during exams or assessments.
    William Fulton
    2:22pm on 22 Jan 18 Hi Fariba, which changes do you mean? Could you be more specific with regards to what has become more difficult about the process? Thanks :)
    Fariba Husini
    3:52pm on 22 Jan 18 Hi William, I have updated my post, maybe its a bit more clear. Thanks
    Nicholas Heywood
    5:51pm on 26 Apr 18 agreed, if anything, they should have been implemented next academic year at least.

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