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Special Assessment rule A.5.2.7

(a)  Within the assessment period the Faculty concerned may grant permission for a special assessment in the case of a student who has been prevented from completing any assessment task, due to –

(i)            Illness immediately preceding or on the day of the assessment, provided that a satisfactory medical certificate, specifying the nature and the duration of the illness, submitted; or

(ii)          Any other serious special circumstances, which may justify such special assessment, provided that satisfactory proof of such circumstances shall be produced.


To apply for Special Assessment click to download form [Download Supplementary Form 2016 .pdf]


(a) In accordance with the University’s Assessment Policy, Section B, item 5, a student repeating a module may be exempted from classes, register as an associate student and pay only examination/assessment fees, provided that the student has obtained a final mark of 40. Student may therefore make application in this regard.

For the full process and more information about the Application for Associate Status please see the attached document.

Associate Status final_2.pdf​Associate Status final_2.pdf

Closing Date:

Thursday, 7 July 2016

Cost: R670 per module applied for.

Module Amendments (ADD & DELETE of modules)

Closing date: 2nd Semester modules 25th - 29th July 2016


For queries & assistance; please contact the Faculty Office at 



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