Students impacted by COVID-19

If your studies have been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19), you might need extra time to complete your assessments. You can request an extension of time for these assessments of up to 21 days (instead of the usual 7 days). To apply, complete the Application for extension of time form and submit it to your school.

If you need an extension of time beyond 21 days, you should apply for special consideration

If you have:

Type of adjustment you can apply for:

  • a disability or long-term medical or mental health condition
  • primary carer responsibility for a family member with a disability or long-term medical or mental health condition
  • an unavoidable employment, family, cultural, religious or elite sporting commitment known in advance
  • unexpected short-term physical or mental ill-health
  • other unexpected circumstances outside your control, such as:
    • a bereavement
    • unexpected carer responsibility for an immediate family member
    • being the victim of a crime or other trauma,
    • severe disruption of living arrangements
    • financial hardship, such as sudden loss of employment or income.