Swansea University

7. Progression/Award Decisions

Extenuating Circumstances and Progression/Award Decisions

A decision taken by College Special Circumstances Committees (or other appropriate Committee) or the University Academic Regulations and Cases Board (or Board nominees) in relation to extenuating circumstances shall be forwarded to the appropriate Examining Board as a recommendation.  The Examining Board shall consider any recommendation with reference to a student’s overall academic profile and the assessment regulations.  Normally the application of the assessment regulations shall take precedence. 

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