Sydney Nursing School forms

Request for special arrangements
Application for one-week extension
Application for re-marking
Application for special consideration
Statutory declaration
Fitness for Practice Certificate

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  • Application for credit
  • Application for suspension of candidature
  • Application for variation of enrolment (Changing units of study)
  • Applying for a transfer
  • Re-enrolling after suspension of candidature
  • Request for discontinuation of studies
  • Returning to University after discontinuation

FORMS

Request for special arrangements (pdf)

Please follow ALL instructions on the form before you submit it to nursing.forms@sydney.edu.au. If the forms are incomplete or required documentation is not provided, your form may not be assessed.

All requests for special arrangements need to be submitted by the HECS census date for each semester (or in the case of clinical placements that occur before the HECS census date, 7 weeks prior to the effected placement).

If you are applying for special arrangements, you must also fill in a statutory declaration form.
*NOTE: Forms for special arrangements MUST BE SUBMITTED BY EMAIL, all forms and supporting documentation must be submitted as ONE PDF document, no other formats accepted. These forms will not be accepted in person.

Application for one-week extension

Applications for one week extensions will be assessed by the relevant Unit of Study Coordinator, from Monday 9am – Friday 3pm only. Extension requests received later than 3pm Friday will not be considered until the Unit of Study Coordinator’s next working day.

All students are expected to work on their assignments throughout the semester and assignments must be submitted by the due date, unless written approval for late submission has been obtained. Only one extension of time will be permitted for each assignment item.

An informal application for special consideration (simple extension) may be made in relation to a non-examination task prior to the due date of the assessment, which may result in an extension of up to 5 working days.

An extension application must be submitted to the appropriate unit study coordinator via email only. Students must clearly state out the basis of the extension.

The unit coordinator will respond to the extension request with an outcome via email within 3 working days.

The outcome of your extension will be recorded in the My Grades tool in BlackBoard in the relevant unit of study. Students can access My Grades from the Tools menu after logging into BlackBoard.

NOTE: Subject line of the email must contain the following to be received by the unit of study coordinator:

Re: Extension, UoS Code, Assessment No, Assessment title, Student Name & SID

Example: Extension, NURS5007, Essay, Joe Smith SID 100000000

If the request for an extension is not accepted, the student may apply for special consideration.

Application for re-marking (pdf)

This form is for students who wish to seek a re-mark of an assessment item. When submitting this form, you must include the following documentation: the original, marked piece of work; a clean copy of the piece of work to be re-marked, should the re-marking be approved; and a letter detailing why you believe a re-mark of your work should be undertaken.

Application for special consideration (pdf)

Refer to the Assessment Policy 2011.

Please follow ALL instructions on the special consideration application form before submitting to nursing.forms@sydney.edu.au. If the forms are incomplete or required documentation is not provided, your special consideration application may not be assessed.

If you are applying for special consideration, you also need to complete and sumbit a statutory declaration specifically for special consideration.

*NOTE: Special consideration applications MUST BE SUBMITTED BY EMAIL, all forms and supporting documentation must be submitted as ONE PDF document, no other formats accepted. . These forms will not be accepted in person.

Statutory declarations

If you are applying for special consideration or special arrangements you will also need to fill in a statutory declaration. A statutory declaration is a formal statement, made on oath. Lying on oath may constitute misconduct and may have disciplinary consequences.

Fitness for Practice Certificate

Some students may be requested to provide a Fitness for Practice Certificate The University has responsibilities under work health and safety laws to protect the health and safety of those for whom it has a duty of care, including students themselves, and fellow students, staff and patients at placement sites with whom a student may interact with as part of a clinical placement.

In order to comply with those responsibilities in respect of the above named student’s clinical placement, the University requires a medical practitioner to complete this certificate. This must be completed by the treating physician who knows the student and relevant case history.