Introduction to University
For details regarding the University including information on the academic colleges and departments, please view our organisational structure. The University’s academic calendar details the exam and re-sit periods for all UG taught provision. Programme-specific information and key dates can be obtained from your programme contact.
Key contact details for External Examiners can be found in the Key Contacts document. The appointment letter you received on the induction CD details the programme contacts for your area.
Roles and Responsibilities
Please see our short summary on the different Roles in operation at the University and the associated expectations. You can also find further information in this extract from the Department of Learning Enhancement Handbook 7: External Examiners. This can also be found in the University regulations and in your induction CD.
The following guidance material is also available to support External Examiners:
The Department of Learning Enhancement runs online Q&A sessions accessible to all External Examiners. Examiners will be sent details on the dates and times of sessions by email.
Processes and Regulations
Detail on the processes for how the University manages its External Examiner system can be found in Handbook 7 - External Examiners.
For external examiners:
- Acceptance of Appointment
- External Examiners report form (for completing your annual report)
- External Moderators report form
- Chief External Examiners report form
- External Personnel Claim Form(for claiming fees and expenses)
For University staff: