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Other institution exams
Western Sydney University supports exams for students from other institutions and is committed to providing the highest quality exam supervision.
We cater for individual and multiple students, and provide a high level of student comfort during exams. Exams are invigilated by trained exam supervisors to maintain the integrity of the exam.
Exam location and times
Exams for other institutions at Western Sydney University can be arranged at times and locations detailed below.
|Time of year||Campus||Start/finish times||Exam days|
Early June and November
(Western Sydney University main exam sessions)
|Exams normally start at 8.30am, 1.45pm and 5.30pm|
Monday to Friday.
Saturday 8.30am and 1.45pm only.
|All other times||Penrith (Kingswood)||Exams must not start before 9.30am and must be finished by 5.00pm||Monday to Friday|
Students may sit their exam with students from Western Sydney University or other institutions, subject to any special requirements.
Exam supervision is subject to the availability of exam rooms and supervisors.
Where students are responsible for payment, this will be required two weeks before the exam. We will provide details to students on how to make payment through our Onestop system after their institution has booked your exam. Students will need to coordinate with their own institution to confirm that our venue is suitable and the institution will then book the exam and send the exam paperwork to Western Sydney University.
If an exam is cancelled with less than 48 hours' notice, the full charge remains and a refund can only be offered under extenuating circumstances. If exam papers are not received within 48 hours of the exam, the booking may be cancelled and the full charge payable.
Booking an exam
All exam requests should be received no later than three weeks before the exam.
To register, the institution must go to the online Exam Request Form.
We will advise within two working days of receiving your request if we can accommodate the exam.
Only if the student email address is provided, will we contact students with details of their exams times and room otherwise it is the other institutions responsibility to ensure their students have all the correct details.
Delivering exam papers
All exam papers should come with return postage – i.e. prepaid self-addressed courier satchels or Australia Post self-addressed Express Post envelopes.
Any unused postage items will be returned at the end of the exam period. At a minimum, please provide one prepaid return satchel per exam session. Additional administration and postage charges may apply if prepaid satchels are not provided.
All exam papers should be addressed to:
Western Sydney University - Penrith campus (Kingswood)
Locked Bag 1797
Penrith, NSW, 2751
Courier delivery address:
Western Sydney University
Corner Second Avenue and O'Connell Street
Kingswood, NSW, 2747
On exam day - Information for students
Allow plenty of time to get to the exam and plan for public transport and traffic delays. A paid parking system applies at all our campuses, and parking may be limited.
Bring one form of current photo identification - a Student Identification Card, current driver's license or passport.
If you need help, go to Campus Safety and Security or Student Central located on each campus.
For more information, contact the Examinations Team on +61 2 4736 0600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.