In general terms, the Extenuating Circumstances procedure is intended to support you if you experience exceptional, unforeseeable, short-term circumstances which affect your ability to study or take assessments. The procedures should be reserved for circumstances with a genuine, significant and demonstrable negative impact. There are some.
Mitigating circumstances You should use this form where you did not know in advance that you would be unable to take an assessment, and the deadline for deferral has already passed. You should also this form where you experience unexpected difficulty in undertaking or completing your assessments due to COVID-19-related issues.