Examinations for other institutions

Curtin University (Curtin) facilitates examinations for various Australian and overseas universities, colleges, institutions of further education and training, and other certified course providers who have students studying in Western Australia.

Most participating institutions are responsible for organising and paying for students to sit their examinations at Curtin. However, Curtin also provides a service for students who are responsible for organising the payment and scheduling of their own examinations.

Scheduling for examinations When does Curtin facilitate examinations?

Curtin can arrange examinations on any working day excluding Western Australian Public Holidays and the University Christmas shutdown period. Examinations can be arranged for either of two daily sessions:

  • Morning session – examinations commence at 9:00am
    Students must arrive at Curtin Connect Building 102 on Bentley Campus prior to 8:30am
  • Afternoon session – examinations commence at 2:00pm
    Students must arrive at Curtin Connect Building 102 on Bentley Campus prior to 1:30pm

Institutions organising student's examinations How to organise exams, cost, payment, terms and conditions

Institution who are organising examinations on behalf of their students must follow these terms and conditions:

  • The institution must complete a Facilitation and Invoice Agreemen [62KB .pdf] for the current year. The agreements are valid from January 1st to December 31st only.
  • Completed agreements must be submitted to Examinations and Progression Management.
  • The institution should forward a list of all students’ full details including name and student number, examination title and code, scheduled date, time and length of the examination, and also specific reading times or special conditions of examinations or instructions to invigilators.
  • It is the responsibility of the institution to ensure that all examination papers and relevant materials are sent to Curtin within a minimum of 48 hours of the scheduled date and time to allow timely facilitation of examinations. If examination papers and materials are not received within this timeframe, Curtin reserves the right to cancel the exam.
  • The institution should provide return envelopes or courier satchels for the return of the examinations. Curtin will return the completed scripts immediately following the examinations. If return envelopes are not provided a courier fee will be charged to the institution .
  • Curtin does not provide a photocopying or scanning service for completed examination papers as part of the stipulated costs. If these services are required, contact Examinations and Progression Management and a quote will be provided.
  • Students who are unable to attend their examination must inform their institution immediately. Curtin should be advised by email from the institution of a student’s cancellation of their examination.
  • Where 24 hours’ notice is given for a student who will not be attending, there will be no charge for the examination.

Cost

The following charges are effective from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018:

  • For examination durations of less than three hours – $140 per student sitting
  • For examination durations of three hours or greater – $160 per student sitting
  • For examination durations equal to or greater than four hours – $180 per student sitting.

The above durations are inclusive of any reading time and GST.

For additional information, contact Examinations and Progression Management.

Payment

Curtin will provide invoices at the conclusion of each month and payment is required within 30 days from the invoice issue date. Payment details are on the invoice.

Organising your own examination How to organise exams, cost, payment, terms and conditions

If you are responsible for organising and making payment for your own examination, you will need to follow these terms and conditions:

  • You must complete a Request for Facilitation of Examination [134KB .pdf].
  • Payment must be made no later than 5 working days prior to the examination date.
  • If you are unable to attend your examination must contact Curtin at least 24 hours before the date of the examination. Where 24 hours’ notice is provided, there will be no charge for the examination and any monies paid for that examination will be refunded.
  • On the day of the examination, you must report to Curtin Connect Building 102 on Bentley Campus no later than half an hour prior to the start of your examination.
  • Ensure that your institution sends the examination paper and materials to Curtin a minimum of 48 hours prior to the scheduled date and time.
  • If examination papers and materials are not received at least 48 hours prior, Curtin reserves the right to cancel the exam.
  • Curtin does not provide a photocopying and scanning service for completed examination papers as part of the stipulated costs. If this service is required, contact Examinations and Progression Management to request a quote.

Cost

The following costs are effective 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018:

  • For examination durations of less than three hours – $140 per student sitting
  • For examination durations of equal to three hours and less than four hours – $160 per student sitting
  • For examination durations equal to or greater than four hours – $180 per student sitting

The above durations are inclusive of any reading time and GST.

For additional information, contact Examinations and Progression Management.

Payment

Once you have submitted a Request for Facilitation of Examination, you will be provided with the cost of your exams and a link to an online payment system where the payment can be made.

Payment must be made no later than five working days prior to the examination date.

Upon receipt of payment, you will be contacted to confirm the final arrangements for your examination.

Venue location, transport and parking Where are we? - Location, public transport, parking

The Curtin Bentley Campus is located approximately 6 kilometres south of the central CBD of Perth and is easily accessible by public transport. Curtin Connect is located at Building 102 on Bentley Campus.

Students are required to meet inside Building 102 Curtin Connect and will be escorted to the examination venue by the examination invigilator. Refer to the Bentley Campus map for more details.

Public transport

A bus service to Curtin operates from either Oat Street or Canning Bridge train stations, so students may catch the train to either station and then take a bus to the Curtin bus terminal on Hayman Road.

Visit Transperth website or call Transperth on 136213 for information on train times and bus routes.

Parking

It is recommended that you use the undercover visitor car park B13 accessible from Beazley Avenue as this is located closest to Building 102 where you are required to meet for your exam.  Hourly fees apply.

To find about other parking options, payment methods and maps visit Curtin Parking.