Exams for OUA students

** New arrangements for OUA exams for the remainder of 2020 **

 Due to COVID-19 impacts, for the remainder of 2020, OUA exams are to be undertaken as unsupervised online exams in learnonline.  This is applicable for the following OUA exam periods:

  • Session 1 Deferred
  • Study Period 2
  • Session 2
  • Study Period 3

OUA will send you timetable information as soon as it is available.  Please visit the OUA key dates webpage for further information on exam key dates.

For specific information on your OUA unsupervised online exams, please go to your course site in learnonline.

As a result of these new arrangements, the information below is not applicable.


Important announcements

OUA Exam Services centrally manages the OUA exam timetable and options of exam venues for all OUA end of Study Period/Session written invigilated (supervised) exams.

Please visit the OUA Exams and Results dashboard for information about viewing your exam timetable and selecting an exam venue.

OUA Exam Services:
Email: exams@open.edu.au
Phone: 03 9902 7891

Exam arrangements

  • All written invigilated (supervised) exams will be organised by OUA
  • All exams will be held during business hours
  • The associated costs are covered as part of the student unit fees
  • All students will be given access to an easy to use OUA exam web service to view the exam timetable and select an exam venue
  • All students will be required to attend their written invigilated (supervised) exams at the venue they selected using the OUA exam web service

Exam venue

Students will select the exam venue closest to them using the OUA exam web service. An email from Exam Services will be sent to students recorded email address with OUA, advising when the venue selection period commences.

Special arrangements

For students needing special arrangements, please note the following: