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Support for students with dyslexia

Last modified on 05-04-2022
If you are dyslexic, you can request additional examination time. You must do this at least six weeks before the date of your assessment or examination.
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Requesting additional examination time

If you need more time to finish your exam because of your dyslexia, you can request extra time. You can do this by following the steps below. Put in your request at least 6 weeks before your examination. Otherwise you might not qualify for the extra time.

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Visit the Successful Studying page for useful tips, such as how to prepare for exams and assignments, and writing academic texts. Student Services offers workshops and training throughout the year.

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