The University of Exeter has changed its mitigation and extension policies for this academic year.
Several students have voiced their anger and dismay regarding Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) no longer counting as evidence for mitigation. This year the University has given all students four self-certified one week extensions which require no mitigation forms or evidence, and unlimited self-certified extensions for students with ILPs. However, it appears the system has changed […]
The grade safety net world we lived in last year is no longer, and although there are some merits to this policy, its replacement is inappropriate. Through a look at the Students for academic mitigation’s work, this account of uncertainty from a final year perspective will make you feel less alone.
As the editors of Russell Group student newspapers, we are writing collectively to request a reversal of the Russell Group’s statement, 7 January 2020, ‘on ensuring fair assessment and protecting the integrity of degrees.’
Students have responded in outrage after seeing leaked emails of the Head of Education Services equating an email campaign from Students for Academic Mitigation to “cyber terrorism”.
A Student Idea on the Guild website has proposed that the university should introduce compulsory staff training for mental health, with the intention to improve student-staff relationships through knowing how to deal with its effects on learning. The anonymous student who proposed the idea claimed that they were influenced by Exeposé’s investigation into mitigation policies […]
Criticism upon criticism has been thrown at the Wellbeing Centre over the years, and we’ve deﬁnitely done our fair share of levelling concern. We thought it was time that we spoke to those leading the service to see how such complaints are aﬀecting them on a practical level. The response was nuanced, but it’s clear […]