1. Candidates are responsible for noting correctly the times and places of their examinations.
2. Candidates are responsible for bringing their University Smartcard to each examination for display on their desk.
3. Without the special permission of the Invigilators no candidate may enter the examination room more than half-an-hour after the examination has begun, or leave it until half-an-hour of the examination period has elapsed.
4. No candidate may leave their desk during the last fifteen minutes of any examination period without the special permission of the Invigilators. At the end of the examination, candidates should remain seated at their desks until the Invigilators have collected all the answer books.
5. All personal effects such as, bags, files etc., which are brought into the examination room, must be left with the Invigilators who will return them at the end of the examination.
6. No book or writing paper may be taken into the examination room, except where prescribed within specific examination arrangements as previously notified.
7. Answers to questions should be written legibly in ink.
8. No answer book or supplementary sheet may be taken from the examination room. A candidate in possession of a book or supplementary sheet will be liable to severe disciplinary action.
9. The use of bilingual dictionaries (e.g. French-English, English-German etc.) is permitted in all examinations other than those in which language translation itself is the skill being assessed. It is the responsibility of each candidate to supply themselves with a bilingual dictionary, if they so wish. Such dictionaries must not have been annotated in any way by the candidate or by any other person. The use of any other dictionary (which includes electronic versions) and the use of bilingual dictionaries in cases relating to translation skills is not permitted unless they are specifically allowed in the regulations for a particular examination.
10. Candidates may not pass off the work of another as their own or quote the work of others without acknowledgement. Such action will be liable to academic penalty and may also be liable to severe disciplinary action.
11. Candidates are forbidden to communicate with anyone except the Invigilator during the examination.
12. Candidates may only use a pocket calculator in an examination if that particular calculator appears on the University’s approved list. No other calculator or electronic device may be used in an examination. The approved list currently consists of the models listed below:-
Calculators with additional lettering after the model number (e.g. FX83 WA) are acceptable provided that their model number begins with either FX82, FX83, FX85 or FX115. *The Casio FX82 series is no longer in production, but candidates who possess such models are permitted to continue using them.
13. Candidates must switch off mobile phones during examinations. Mobile phones will not be used as clocks or alarms and should be completely inactive.
14. Smoking & eating are prohibited. Candidates may take a drink and a small packet of sweets into the examination room. All mobile telephones should be switched off during the examination.