If illness or other personal circumstances have caused you to miss classes, or may have affected your performance in all or part of an assessment, you must submit written details to allow these circumstances to be taken into consideration.

Absence from Exams or Affected Exam Performance:

If you believe that illness and/or other personal circumstances may have affected your performance in an examination, or you have been unable to attend an examination, you must submit details through MyAberdeen Absence reporting on the day of the exam and certainly no later than three days following the date of which you were expected to appear for the exam concerned. This is as per the University’s Policy and Procedures on Student Absence.

You should complete the relevant aspects of the Absence Form in MyAberdeen.

Absence from Classes:

You must report your absence if:-

(i) You are absent for any period of more than seven consecutive days;

(ii) You are absent for a period of less than seven consecutive days but during this time they:

  1. fail to attend an examination;
  2. do not submit a piece of in-course assessment by the required deadline;
  3. are unable to attend a compulsory teaching session (e.g. tutorial, laboratory or seminar).

Absence Policy Link : Policy and Procedures on Student Absence

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