Extra time in exams (ENTEXT)

Some students (for example, Indigenous students and those of non-English speaking background) are entitled to:

  • extra time for reading or writing. This will be an extra ten minutes per hour for every hour of standard examination time, and
  • the use of an English language or bilingual print dictionary (without annotations).

This is in accordance with section 7.2 of the Assessment Policy and Procedures Manual which states that students who are Indigenous or who have identified themselves as coming from a Non English speaking background (NESB) are entitled to extra support during exams, unless otherwise specified in the course information booklet.

How can I get extra time in exams (ENTEXT)?

If you identified yourself as an Indigenous Australian student or a Student from a non-English speaking background when you enrolled, your ENTEXT (Entitlement to Extra Time in Exams) will be displayed by a red 'E' on your student ID card. You must bring this card with you to all examinations.

If you did not identify yourself as an Indigenous Australian student or student from a non-English speaking background when you enrolled, and you wish to have ENTEXT entitlements, you need to contact Campus Central to amend your records.

If you require further assistance, please make an appointment with a Counsellor at the Student Engagement Unit.