Submitting answers for online exams

This guide outlines the technology and steps you should complete when uploading work for online exams.  
All students should read through this guide completely. Your School will provide you with information on the kind of answers they expect you to submit. Download all the listed technologies required well in advance of  exam start dates.  

It is a good idea to practise creating your exam submission in the required format ahead of time.

If you have any problems, please contact the IT Service desk.  


Before you start your exam

Make sure you can sign in, using your University account, to: 

You will need to access both of these to be able to download papers and submit answers.

If you’re unable to sign in, contact the IT Service Desk. Do not use personal (non-University) accounts for any mobile or online applications that you may need during the exam.   

If you’re using a laptop or mobile device to complete your exam, check that your charger is working.  

Preparing answers for submission

All answers must be uploaded as a single PDF for each exam.

Additional collation and upload time will be allocated outwith your exam duration and will be visible within the online exam platform and detailed in the steps below. 

These steps must be practised in advance.

Submitting your answers

This section will be updated with more detailed information when the exam practice sessions are open for students.

In general, once you've finished your exam you will need to: 

  • make sure your matriculation number and module code is displayed on each page (insert a header if using Word) 
  • number each page 
  • prepare your answers as a single PDF file 
  • upload your answers using MMS.