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Please refer to the 'Academic adjustments for disabled students Guidance for staff' consisting on guidance on the following:

  • Definition of Disability 
  • HESA Disability Codes
  • Student Services Disability Team
  • Student Support Plans and the Disabilities Tab on MMS
  • Competence Standards and Reasonable Adjustments
  • Individual Reasonable Adjustments
  • Common Adjustments in Support Plans
  • Process for Requesting an Alternative Mode of Assessment
  • Examination Specific Adjustments
  • Reasonable Adjustments for a Viva Voce Examination
  • Differential Marking
  • Anticipatory Adjustments to Teaching and Assessment
  • Inclusive Practice in Teaching
  • Inclusive Practice in Assessment
  • Inclusive Practice in a viva voce examination
  • An example of an inclusive approach to assessment


Updated: 7 Oct 2019 




Human Resources

University of St Andrews
The Old Burgh School

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St Andrews
KY16 9LB
Scotland, United Kingdom

Tel: +44(0)1334 463096