All you need to know about assessment, exams and grades

Find out about different types of assessment, how to submit an assignment, when and where your exams will take place, how to view your grades and what to do if you can't complete your exams or an assessment.

Information about academic performance, academic integrity and the review and appeals process is also available.

ASSESSMENT AND ASSIGNMENTS

At the beginning of each trimester, you will receive a Course Profile for every course you are enrolled in. This will outline all the assignments, assessment tasks and exams you will be required to complete, along with information such as marking criteria, word lengths, weighting of assignments and the duration of your exams.

You can find your Course Profiles in myGriffith.

EXAMS

Exams are typically held during the middle and end of trimester but may vary depending on your course.

Learn about exam procedures, when and where they will be held and how to prepare yourself for success.

GRADES

Your grades can be viewed in myGriffith.

Learn about grade publication dates and grades awarded.

Unable to complete your assessment or sit your exam?

We are here to help you. You can apply for an assignment extension, an alternate exam sitting or a deferred assessment.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

You can apply for special consideration if you have been seriously disadvantaged or affected when completing an assessment item or all assessment items for a course.

ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

The Academic Standing process is run twice per year (late June–July and late December–January) to review your academic performance and degree progress and to recommend appropriate support for your studies.

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY

Carry out your studies honestly, ethically and in accordance with the standards of academic conduct.

REVIEW AND APPEAL

Academic and administration decisions can be reviewed and appealed, including:

  • final grades
  • progression
  • honours classification
  • exclusion
  • termination of candidature
  • eligibility to graduate
  • special consideration
  • deferred exams
  • fees
  • admission
  • enrolment
  • termination of scholarship.

SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS

No matter what the reason, reach out and get the help you need

CONTACT US

Connect with us via Ask Us, live chat, over the phone or at your nearest Student Centre