Universal assignment submission has arrived
The Office of the Dean of Students is an accessible, responsive, fair and impartial point of contact for students to provide feedback or express concerns about any aspect of their university experience.
For many students undertaking multiple units, variable assignment deadlines can cause confusion and sometimes stress. In response to student and academic feedback, and in consultation with DUSA, we have introduced a universal assignment submission time from Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020.
The deadline for all assignment submissions via a unit site Dropbox will be 8pm AEST (or AEDT), and late penalties will be applied for submissions after 11.59 pm (AEST or AEDT) on the due date. These parameters are outlined in your unit guides for non-exam assessment in Trimester 2/Semester 2.
Why the change?
- To ensure a consistent student experience across units; both in assessment submission deadlines and the time from which late penalties are applied.
- To allow students to submit their assessment during the hours in which IT Help is available (8am–8pm).
- To allow a short grace period (3 hours 59 minutes) for submitting in different times zones or should other difficulties arise.
- Academic penalties are only applied after 11.59pm (AEST or AEDT).
We value our ongoing partnership with DUSA that enables us to improve the experience for all students.
If you need assistance with any assessment, please access our Study Support services early and get the assistance and support you need.