Exams for other institutions

The University of Wollongong is pleased to be able to conduct exams for students enrolled at other institutions and living in the Wollongong area.

Please read the terms and conditions below, then complete the application form and return it by email or fax (+61 2) 4221 4691.

Terms and conditions

Day and time

Exams are scheduled to start at either 9am or 1:30pm, Monday to Friday. Reading time, if permitted, will begin at this time. Students are advised to arrive at the venue 15 minutes before the start of the exam. In rare cases Saturday and evening exams can be arranged but usually only conducted during our UOW final exam periods.

Timetable and venue

There are two UOW campuses in Wollongong; the main Wollongong campus on Northfields Ave, Keiraville and the Innovation Campus on Squires Way, North Wollongong. Students should pay close attention to the timetable to make sure they arrive at the correct campus.

Students can view their timetable and venue details 72 hours prior to their exam on the Exam timetable for other institutions page.


A fee of $220 (including GST) per student per exam will be charged for most exams. A fee of $275 (including GST) per student per exam will be charged for; students who require special arrangements (computer, scribe, extra time, separate rooms), and students who are from overseas (international) institutions.

The fee covers administration, exam supervision, venue hire fee, postage for the return of exam scripts and fax charges. This charge can be invoiced to the institution or paid at least one week in advance by you (as the student).  Invoices will be sent the following month.

If more than 10 students from one institution are sitting in the same session, a separate quote can be arranged depending on the circumstances.

Sending exam materials

Exam papers and material must be sent to the address below at least one week prior to the exam, or any exam arrangements made may be cancelled. Exam papers will not be accepted by email. 

Examinations Team
Student Services Division
University of Wollongong
Wollongong NSW 2522

The home institution should provide self-addressed envelopes, courier pouches or make other such arrangements for the return of worked scripts and other exam materials. UOW does not photocopy worked exam scripts. Material should be clearly labelled by the home institution and include; the subject code, exam title, scheduled date, time and length of the examination. Detailed instructions for the supervisor should also be provided. Where possible, the instructions and rules of the home institution will be followed.

Student attendance

UOW does not require students to confirm in advance their intention to sit their exam. We do request that students provide at least 24 hours’ notice of non-attendance by either phone or email.