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Covid-19 Update

Alternative arrangements for current exams have been published via Blackboard Module sites. For more information check your student portal.

Northumbria University exam processes are coordinated centrally by the Examinations and Awards team based within the Registry Records and Returns section of Academic Registry.

The main areas of responsibility the team cover are:

  • Examinations - Student data extraction, exam requirement data collection and verification, internal and external room allocation, hire and set up, scheduling of examinations throughout the year including the compilation and publication of the major examination period schedules to the web.
  • Individual student examination requirement - Organisation of individual resource support for any student with registered additional requirements.
  • Invigilation - Recruitment and training, allocation to exams, management and payment.
  • Optical Marks Recognition Exams and Evaluations - Form ordering, pre-printing, receipting, scanning, marking/verification and electronic marks/analysis return. Specific detail relating to when and where Northumbria examinations take place and student guidance of rules, responsibilities and regulations can be accessed using the page links to the right.

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