This form will open at the release of the Semester 1, 2024 examination timetable – 15 April 2024.

If your exam is less than 24 hours away, you cannot apply for special adjustments

Please ensure you read and understand the information below prior to completing and submitting the Application for Special Adjustment/s – Central Examinations (SA) form.

If you are unable to attend your exam due to placement or already have an existing EIP in place, you need to apply for a deferred examination via the ‘Deferred Exam Applications Portal

This form is for an unexpected (recent) occurrence, which has caused a temporary medical condition. Please read the information below carefully before applying.

When NOT to use this form

  • Do not use this form if any of the following applies;
  • it is less than 24 hours until your exam
  • you cannot attend exams on the days and times they are currently scheduled (due to illness or other commitments)
  • you do not have medical documentation to verify your need for special adjustments.

    (In any of the above cases, you are not eligible for a Special Adjustment – but you may be eligible for a Deferred Examination.)
  • if the application is relevant to a School-based assessment item
  • you have a long term health condition or disability, adjustments for which can be provided for in an Education Inclusion Plan developed by Disability Services, and it is before week 12 (in this case, you must arrange to meet with a Disability Advisor before the Wednesday of week 12.)

When to use this form

If you require special adjustment/s for end of semester, central examination/s due to an unexpected (recent) occurrence, which has caused a temporary medical condition, for example, a broken bone resulting from an accident or your Education Inclusion Plan (EIP) is finalised or updated after mid-Week 12. If your application is successful your personal timetable will be updated overnight and you will receive a confirmation email from the central examinations team.

How to use this form

  • complete all Sections A, B and C of this form
  • attach an original medical certificate
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Section A - Personal Details

Section B - Details of Unit Examination/s requiring adjustment

You must enter all details for at least one exam. Important: Exam date must be more than 24hrs after the application date.

Section C - Requirements due to a Temporary Injury or Physical Condition

Do you have a temporary physical condition or injury but you believe an examination adjustment will allow you to sit your exam in the main exam round?

In the box below, suggest the adjustments that are necessary because of your injury/condition.

For example:

  • Injury to your writing hand:
    • permission to answer the examination paper on a PC
    • 5 or 10 minutes additional writing time


  • Injury to your leg:
    • permission to sit the exam in a wheelchair accessible venue due to mobility issues (on crutches)

Attach evidence of your condition and supporting documentation justifying your adjustment:

Note: Attach up to four (4) items; each file that you attach can be no larger than 3Mb. To reduce the file size, save the file with a ".jpg" extension before attaching.

Note: If you are unable to successfully attach electronic copies of supporting documentary evidence, you will need to submit those copies to the AskACU Hub on campus, along with the email confirmation you will receive after submitting this form.

PLEASE NOTE: If this application is relevant to an end of semester, central examination but it is less than 72 hours prior to the day of the relevant scheduled examination, we may not be able to accommodate your SA conditions in time. In this case, you will be required to sit a deferred examination.

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