Replacement Assessment – Religious Assessment Concession

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      According to The IIE’s Assessment Strategy and Policy, you may apply for a replacement assessment if the sitting of an assessment written under examination conditions is scheduled on a religious holiday OTHER than a Christian religious day or on the following additional religious holidays:


      • Diwali


      • Pesach (Passover)
      • Shavuot (Feast of Weeks)
      • Rosh Hashanah (New Year)
      • Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)


      • Eid al-Fitr
      • Eid al-Adha
      • You must submit an application for a replacement summative assessment via the Student Hub least 10 working days before the religious holiday.
      • This concession will be to write your assessment in the next available sitting.

      There are NO concessions for submission dates for assessments NOT written under examination conditions for religious reasons.

      Letter from Religious Head

      Varsity College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education (Pty) Ltd which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act,1997 (reg. no. 2007/HE07/002). Company registration number: 1987/004754/07.