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UEA to conduct extenuating circumstances review following “insensitive requests”

The university have committed to “conducting a full review of both the process and evidence requirements for extenuating circumstances” following a number of complaints from students. These complaints have centred around lack of support and guidance from Learning and Teaching Services (LTS) staff, severe delays in email responses, and inappropriate requests for evidence surrounding bereavements….

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Should we treat our degrees like consumer products?

Degrees, although an extreme example, can be said to be a consumer product. As students, we are paying for a service and an end product, and naturally this is expected to be of the highest standard possible. If a product is purchased from a retail business or service, and the quality is not up to…

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Extenuating circumstances to be reported online

From early this year, students who need to self-certify or submit details about their extenuating circumstances for an extension or delayed assessment will have to do so online by completing a task on e:Vision. On Tuesday 2 January, the Learning, Teaching and Support (LTS) Team announced to students via email that anybody needing to report…

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