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Examinations

Examinations for Other Institutions

Facilitation and Invoice Agreement

Prior to accepting requests, a Facilitation and Invoice Agreement must be completed in accordance with the Terms and Conditions.

The agreement is applicable for 12 months from 1 January - 31 December.

Request for Facilitation of Examination

If you are responsible for organising and making payment for your own examination, you will be required to submit a Request for Facilitation of Examination to the Examinations Office.

Curtin University Examinations Office facilitates examinations for various Australian and overseas universities, colleges, institutions of further education and training, and other certified course providers who have students studying in Western Australia.

Most participating institutions are responsible for organising and paying for students to sit their examinations at Curtin. However, Curtin University also provides a service for students who are responsible for organising the payment and scheduling of their own examinations.

Information for Institutions organising student's examinations

How to organise exams

Prior to accepting requests, a Facilitation and Invoice Agreement must be completed in accordance with the Terms and Conditions and submitted to the Examinations Office.

Cost

Effective 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017:

Curtin's charges are as follows:

  • For examination durations of less than 3 hours - $197 for the first student.
  • For examination durations of 3 hours or greater - $251 for the first student.
  • For examination durations equal to or greater than 4 hours - $305 for the first student.
  • For Institutions only - Where there is more than 1 student from the same institution at an examination session - $99 for every additional student for all examination durations.
  • Note: All prices are inclusive of GST.

Please note, the duration must include reading time. For example if your exam is 2.5 hours and you have half an hour reading time, you will be charged for a 3 hour duration.

For any additional information, please contact the Examinations Office.

Payment

Curtin will invoice institutions at the conclusion of each month and payment is required within 30 days from the invoice issue date. Payment details can be located on the invoice.

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Terms & Conditions

  • The institution must complete a Facilitation and Invoice Agreement for the current year. The agreements are valid from January 1st to December 31st only.
  • The Institution should forward a list of all students' full details including name and student number, examination title and code, scheduled date, time and length of the examination, and also specific reading times or special conditions of examinations or instructions to supervisors.
  • It is the responsibility of the Institution to ensure that all examination papers and relevant materials are sent to Curtin University within a minimum of 48 hours of the scheduled date/time to allow timely facilitation of examinations. If examination papers/materials are not received within this timeframe, Curtin reserves the right to cancel the exam.
  • The Institution should provide return envelopes or courier satchels for the return of the examinations. Curtin University will return the completed scripts immediately following the examination(s). If return envelopes are not provided a courier fee will be charged to the Institution.
  • Curtin does not provide a photocopying/scanning service for completed examination papers as part of the stipulated costs. Should you require any of these services, please contact our office and a quote will be provided.
  • Students who are unable to attend their examination must inform their Institution immediately. Curtin should be advised by email from the Institution of a student's cancellation of their examination.
  • Where 24 hours' notice is given for a student who will not be attending, there will be no charge for the examination.

Information for Individuals organising their own examinations

How to organise exams

If you are responsible for organising and making payment for your own examination, you will be required to complete a Request for Facilitation of Examination and submit it to the Examinations Office.

Cost

Effective 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017:

Curtin's charges are as follows:

  • For examination durations of less than 3 hours - $197 per examination.
  • For examination durations of 3 hours or greater - $251 per examination.
  • For examination durations equal to or greater than 4 hours - $305 per examination
  • Courier costs for the return of completed examination papers to your home institution for each examination scheduled. If your examination is to be completed online, no courier charges will apply.
  • Note: All prices are inclusive of GST.

Please note, the duration must include reading time. For example if your exam is 2.5 hours and you have half an hour reading time, you will be charged for a 3 hour duration.

For any additional information, please contact the Examinations Office.

Payment

Once you have submitted a Request for Facilitation of Examination, the Examination Office will provide you with a cost of your exam/s and a web link to an online payment system where the necessary payment can be made.

Payment must be made no later than 5 working days prior to the examination date.

Upon receipt of payment, the Examinations Office will contact you to confirm the final arrangements for your examination.

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Terms & Conditions

  • Students must complete a Request for Facilitation of Examination.
  • Students who are unable to attend their examination must contact Curtin University at least 24 hours before the date of the examination. Where 24 hours' notice is provided, there will be no charge for the examination and any monies paid for that examination will be refunded accordingly.
  • On the day of the examination, students must report to the Student Service Office, Building 101 no later than half an hour prior to the start of their examination, i.e. 8.30am or 1.30pm.
  • Payment must be made no later than 5 working days prior to the examination date.
  • It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that their home institution sends the examination paper/materials within a minimum of 48 hours of the scheduled date/time to allow timely facilitation of examinations. If examination papers/materials are not received within this timeframe, Curtin reserves the right to cancel the exam.
  • Curtin does not provide a photocopying/scanning service for completed examination papers as part of the stipulated costs. Should you require any of these services, please contact our office and a quote will be provided.

When does Curtin facilitate examinations

Curtin University can arrange examinations on any working day excluding Western Australian Public Holidays and the University Christmas shutdown. Students can arrange to sit their examinations at either of two daily sessions:

  • Morning session - examinations commence at 9:00am (Students must arrive at Building 101 prior to 8:30am)
  • Afternoon session - examinations commence at 2:00pm (Students must arrive at Building 101 prior to 1:30pm)

Students will be escorted to the examination venue by the Examination Supervisor.

Where are we?

Location

The Bentley campus of Curtin University is located approximately 6 kilometres south of the central CBD of Perth and is easily accessible by public transport. The Student Service Centre is located at Building 101, level 2.

Students are required to meet at the front entrance of the building at least half an hour prior to the commencement time of their examination. They will be escorted to the examination venue by the Examination Supervisor.

Public Transport

A bus service operates between Curtin University and the Oat Street train station, and also Curtin University and the Canning Bridge train station, so students may catch the train to either station and then take a bus to the Curtin Bus Terminal on Hayman Road.

Visit the Transperth InfoLine or call 13 62 13 for more information on train times and bus routes.

Parking

It is recommended that you use Car Park B13 (undercover) as this is located closest to Building 101 where you are required to meet for your exam.

Alternative parking is available in Car Park D3 (1st row of parking closest to the centre of the campus). Please be aware of signage and look for paid parking signs.

Refer to the Bentley campus parking map for more details.

Please note, visitor parking incurs an hourly fee - please display your ticket clearly on the dashboard of your car.

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