Special Consideration is a request for:
- Extensions of the due date for an assessment task, other than an examination
- Special Consideration (Special Consideration in relation to a Completed Assessment Task, including an end-of-unit Examination)
- A Special Exam (An examination in lieu of normal examination)
If you would like to make an application for Special Consideration click here, complete the attached forms and return to the school responsible for the unit for which you are requesting Special Consideration.
Requests for special consideration in relation to assessment tasks shall only be considered on the following grounds: health (including impacts of religious fasting); compassionate circumstances; religious observances or celebrations; serious unforeseen personal events; selection in State, national or international sporting or cultural events; rendering genuine and unforeseen emergency service in a professional or voluntary capacity; or rendering any service (including undertaking training) in the Defence Reserves.
For more information see the following sections of Rule 3 – Coursework Awards – Student Assessment and Examinations: