The Department for Governance and Academic Quality is responsible for administering the University's invigilation process for examinations.

Relevant procedures and guidance have been compiled into an Examinations Handbook - a hard copy of this is issued to all External Invigilators.  Each section of the Handbook can be accessed below, along with additional internal information relating to exams.

Additional information related to exams:

Procedure: Student Access to Examination Scripts (PDF 33KB)

Procedure: Viva Voce Examinations for Taught Courses (PDF 56KB)

Section 1: External Invigilator Role - Key Documents

Section 1 contains a range of guidance for External Invigilators on their duties related to written exams, including standard announcements.

Section 1 - External Invigilator Role - Key Documents (PDF 112KB)

Section 2: Guidelines and Guidance Notes

Section 2 contains a range of guidance for External Invigilators, staff and students on: the use of calculators, dictionaries and EDPAC sheets in exams, anonymous marking, and religious observance during exams.

Section 2 - Guidelines and Guidance Notes (PDF 110KB)

The undernoted key guidance note has been posted separately for ease of reference by students, who are encouraged to read this in advance of every examination diet. 

Guidance Notes for Candidates for Written Examinations (PDF 111KB)

Section 3: Examinations for Students with Alternative Arrangements

Section 3 provides guidance for External Invigilators on exams for students requiring alternative arrangements e.g. use of a computer, scribe, reader.

Section 3 - Examinations for Students with Alternative Arrangements (PDF 54KB)

Section 4: Health and Safety

Section 4 provides guidance for External Invigilators on health and safety issues e.g. medical issues arising in exams, fire evacuation, working in severe weather.

Section 4 - Health and Safety (PDF 67KB)

Section 5: Computer Aided Assessment (CAA) Examinations

Section 5 provides guidance for External Invigilators on students sitting Computer Aided Assessments, including exam announcements.

Section 5 - Computer Aided Assessment (CAA) Examinations (PDF 30KB)

Section 6: RGU Floorplans

Section 7: Examination Proformas and Exemplars