School Special Circumstances Committees

Schools are required to hold their examinations and assessments in accordance with University principles (standard School Special Circumstances Committee terms of reference, template agenda and minutes are provided for this purpose).

Schools are responsible for ensuring that their examinations and assessments are held in accordance with:

  1. the requirements of the relevant Curricular Ordinances and Regulations and General Academic Regulations;

  2. the approved assessment arrangements as published in the University’s Rules for Award;
  3. the approved Programme Specification as published in the programme catalogue; and
  4. the provisions published in the relevant Faculty/School Code of Practice on Assessment

For more information refer to the School Responsibilities for Examinations and Assessments download.

Terms of Reference

There are standard Terms of Reference for School Special Circumstances Committees.

Agenda and minutes

Template Agendas and Minutes can be found on the Assessment Process Management SharePoint site. Please note: staff will be required to login to this site using their University of Leeds username and password. If you are unsure of how to access the site, please contact the Assessment Operational Delivery Lead for your Faculty.