The Academic Calendar Project will explore new term structures for coursework programs in the interests of providing options for students to accelerate their studies, and to increase the utilisation of the University’s teaching resources and facilities.
Assessment practices are improving at UWA. The new Assessment Policy will be implemented in phases from January 2016 to Semester 1, 2018. Main changes will include: a 2-hour limit on exams; maximum 15-day turnaround for feedback on assessments; late submission penalties of 5 percent per day and a mark of 0 after 7 days; and exam feedback given through LMS.
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