Frequently asked questions

Who is my course convenor?

Your course convenor will be noted on your course outline and on Wattle. You may also find a list of all our courses and convenors here.

Where is my lecture?

The venue of your lecture is usually noted on your course outline and on Wattle. You may also find the venue of your lecture using the ANU Timetabling website and map.

Where do I submit my assignment?

Unless otherwise stated, assignments are to be submitted to the assignment boxes located next to the Student Office on Level 1 of the HW Arndt Building. An assignment cover sheet or the group assessment cover sheet must be attached.

When is my exam?

Mid-semester examinations

Information will be posted on the noticeboard by the Student Office on Level 1 of the HW Arndt Building.

Final examinations

Details of the final examination timetable are available on the ANU Timetabling website. Students are expected to check the time of examinations themselves.

How do I view my exams?

There will be RSE Exam Viewing Session for Semester 2, 2017 courses on the following dates: 

  • Friday   1 December 2017  (2:00pm - 4:00pm)
  • Monday 4 December 2017  (2:00pm - 4:00pm)
  • Friday   16 February 2018  (2:00pm - 4:00pm)
  • Monday 19 February 2018  (2:00pm - 4:00pm)

Please sign up on the following webpage. Please specifiy if it is a Final, Deferred or Supplementary Exam paper. 

Please note, you must create an account to sign up. 

How do I apply for special consideration, or a deferred exam?

Special consideration and deferred examinations are organised centrally. Please refer to the relevant webpage below to apply.

When are deferred or supplementary exams held?

Deferred (DA grade) and Supplementary (PX grade) exams are held in the evenings during the 1st week of the following semester. Students are expected to be available for examination during this period. Holiday plans are not an acceptable excuse for missing an exam.

The Central Examinations Office manage the Deferred and Supplamentary Exams. If you have received a grade of PX or DA the Examinations Office will send and an email to your ANU email advising you of the date, time and location of your exam.

If you have any further questions, please contact the Central Examinations Office

All Supplemenatry and Deferred Exam Results will be published on ISIS.

Can I contact my course convenor or tutor between the exam period and the notification of results?

Students must not communicate with a course examiner about an examination you have undertaken in the period between sitting the examination and the formal release of results. Students who have received an interim grade of PX or DA must not communicate with a course examiner until their final result is released following the supplementary or deferred exam.

Please visit the ANU webpage for more details. 

How do I apply to be a tutor?

Please send your CV, statement of results, and previous SELTS (if any) to enquiries.rse@anu.edu.au. Applicants must have a Bachelors degree in Economics. Students who are studying towards a Bachelors of Economics will also be considered provided they are in their final year, and have achieved a HD mark in the course they wish to tutor in.

How do I change my tutorial enrolment?

Students may only change their tutorial enrolment where there is an unavoidable clash due to legitimate reasons. Please email your request to enquiries.rse@anu.edu.au with supporting documentation and at least 3 alternative sessions you are available to attend.

How do I change my course or program enrolment?

The CBE Student Administration Office provides assistance with program and course selection, enrolment, change of program, variation to enrolment, status and other general matters.

Visit the reception at Level 2, CBE Building 26C, phone +61 2 612 53807 or email info.cbe@anu.edu.au.

Students wishing to vary their enrolment after the ISIS deadline are required to complete an enrolment variation form and submit it to info.cbe@anu.edu.au

How do I make a complaint?

Please visit our student feedback webpage for our complaints resolution process.

Start of semester

Where do I find the Semester Dates? 
How do I enrol in my courses?
What if I need to swap or drop a course?
Who is my course convenor?
How do I get a student card?
How do I view my timetable?
What if I have a clash?
How do I enrol in tutorials?
How do I get access to course material?

Where do I find the Semester Dates? 

All the dates that you need to know for the year can be found here

How do I enrol in my courses?

If you are enrolling for the first time, follow these steps to complete your enrolment succesfully. You will need to complete the Task Wizard on ISIS before you will be able to enrol in your courses. 

What if I need to swap or drop a course?

Most variations to your enrolment can be made using ISIS. More information can be found here. It is important to take note of the semester dates to ensure you change your enrolment before census date. 

International students may be enrolled full-time (4 courses) to comply with Visa requirements. 

Who is my course convenor?

Your course convenor will be noted on your course outline and on Wattle. A list of courses and convenors is also available here

How do I get a student card?

Student cards are used for a number of purposes whilst you are studying at ANU. To find out how to obtain a student card, visit this page

How do I view my timetable?

All Timetabling information is available via this page, including new teaching venues, timetable changes, tutorial locations and the 'Timetable Viewer' - which will list all tutorials, lectures and seminars run for the semester. 

Not sure where your class is being held? View the campus map.  

What if I have a clash?

In some instances students may experience a clash between their courses. If you expereince a clash for your lectures, contact the School/s running the course (CBE list of courses available here) to see if other students have experienced the same clash and if the course is likely to be moved. If you have expereinced a clash between a tutorial and lecture you will need to enrol in a different tutorial. 
NOTE: For RSE courses where student enrolments are very large or only 1 student is affected by a clash, the lecture time will not be shifted. 

How do I enrol in tutorials?

Tutorial enrolments are done in Wattle. Once you have enrolled in your course via ISIS you will automatically get access to that course in Wattle (this can take up to 48 hours). Generally tutorial enrolments are opened after the first lecture, but see the corresponding course outline to confrim this. 

How do I get access to course material?

There are a number of places that you can get information about a course. Programs and Courses will give a general overview of the course, the RSE Courses webpage has course outlines available and once you have enrolled in the course all material will be uploaded to Wattle

Other enrolment related information i.e. Prerequisite Waivers, Retaking a course, Electives, Overloading and Late enrolment can be found here

During semester

Where do I get Program Advice?
Where are tutor consults?
Where do I submit assignments?

Where do I get Program Advice?

The College of Business and Economics offers appointments for program advice, you can make an appointment here

Where are tutor consults?

Lecturers and tutors often offer consult hours for students to attend, the times and locations of these consults are available in your course outline. If the consult takes place in room 1002 or 1025 in the HW Arndt Building, go to level 1 and ask reception where these rooms are. 

Where do I submit assignments?

Unless otherwise stated, assignments are to be submitted in the assignment boxes located next to the Student office on Level 1 in the HW Arndt Building. an assignment cover sheet or group assessment cover sheet must be attached. 

End of semester

How do I view my exam?
When are results released?
How do I find out about Graduation?

How do I view my exam?

RSE offers exam viewings to their students, generally midesemester exam viewings are run in consult times during the semester and final exam viewings are run immediately after results are released and the first week of the following semester. Check your course Wattle page or contact RSE to find out when these sessions will be held.

Below is information on Final Exam viewing times and how to sign up. 


There will be RSE Exam Viewing Session for Semester 2, 2017 courses on the following dates: 

  • Friday   1 December 2017  (2:00pm - 4:00pm)
  • Monday 4 December 2017  (2:00pm - 4:00pm)
  • Friday   16 February 2018  (2:00pm - 4:00pm)
  • Monday 19 February 2018  (2:00pm - 4:00pm)

Please sign up on the following webpagePlease specifiy if it is a Final, Deferred or Supplementary Exam paper. 

Please note, you must create an account to sign up. 

When are results released?

You can find out when results will be released on the ANU Calendar. 

How do I find out about Graduation?

Everything that you need to know about Graduation can be found here, including how to prepare for graduation, applying, academic dress etc. 

Contacts

Timetabling

Contact the Timetabling office if there is an issue with you timetable or if your relevant College or School cannot assist. 

Examinations

Contact the Examinations office if you need to ask questions about examinations times, locations or results. 

Graduations

Contact the Graduations office if ou have questions about ceremonies and conferrals.

College of Business and Economics

Contact the College office if you are a CBE student who has program questions or needs program advice. They have a reception office on Level 2, Building 26c or you can call them on (02) 6125 3807. 

Library 

Contact the library if you need to ask questions about available books and services. 

Wattle Support

You can either visit the AskANU desk in the Chifley library, call IT Service Desk on (02) 6125 4321 or log a job with IT if you are expereincing technical difficulties. 

ANU Security

ANU Security offer a range of services but if you need to contact them quickly, dial (02) 6125 2249.

If the emergency is life threatening always call 000. 

ANUSA 

'The ANU Students’ Association or ‘ANUSA’ is the peak representative body for all undergraduate students at ANU'

'ANUSA is made up of forty elected student representatives and a team of professional staff members. This includes two lawyers and two Student Assistance Officers who are here to provide free and confidential services to you!'

ANU Service Desk 

The ANU Service Desk provides IT support for all ANU staff and students. To request support, log in to the ANU Service Desk using your ANU ID and  Horus/ISIS password and submit your IT support request.

How do I complain?

Please visit our student feedback webpage for our complaints resolution process.

Exams/Assessments

What if I can't attend my exam?
What if extenuating circumstances affected my performance in an exam?
When are results released?
How do I find the exam Timetable?
How do I view my exam?
Where do I submit assignments?
What is general examination conduct at ANU?
When are Deferred or Supplementary Exams held? 

What if I can't attend my exam?

If you are unable to attend your exam, either midsemester or final exam, then you need to apply for a Deferred Examination. More information on how to apply and FAQ's can be found here

NOTE: Generally RSE does not offer makeup exams for approved deferred midsemester exams, please refer to your Course Outline for more information. 

What if extenuating circumstances affected my performance in an exam?

If you attended your exam or submitted an assignment that you feel you did not perform your best in because of extenuating circumstances then you may apply for Special Assessment Consideration. More information on criteria and how to apply is available here

When are results released?

To find out when results are released, please refer to the ANU Calendar

How do I find the exam Timetable?

Centrally run exams i.e. not run in class or by your lecturer or tutor can be found here. This includes midsemester, final, deferred and supplementary exams. 

How do I view my exam?

RSE offers exam viewings to their students, generally midesemester exam viewings are run in consult times during the semester and final exam viewings are run immediately after results are released and the first week of the following semester. Check your course Wattle page or contact RSE to find out when these sessions will be held.

Below is information on Final Exam viewing times and how to sign up. 

There will be RSE Exam Viewing Session for Semester 2, 2017 courses on the following dates: 

  • Friday   1 December 2017  (2:00pm - 4:00pm)
  • Monday 4 December 2017  (2:00pm - 4:00pm)
  • Friday   16 February 2018  (2:00pm - 4:00pm)
  • Monday 19 February 2018  (2:00pm - 4:00pm)

Please sign up on the following webpagePlease specifiy if it is a Final, Deferred or Supplementary Exam paper. 

Please note, you must create an account to sign up. 

Where do I submit assignments?

Unless otherwise stated, assignments are to be submitted to the assignment boxes located next to the Student Office on Level 1 of the HW Arndt Building. An assignment cover sheet or the group assessment cover sheet must be attached.

What is general examination conduct at ANU?

ANU Examination conduct, including admission to the room, permitted materials, seating arrangements, misconduct eetc. can be found here.   

When are Deferred or Supplementary Exams held? 

Deferred (DA grade) and Supplementary (PX grade) exams are held in the evenings during the 1st week of the following semester. Students are expected to be available for examination during this period. Holiday plans are not an acceptable excuse for missing an exam.

The Central Examinations Office manage the Deferred and Supplamentary Exams. If you have received a grade of PX or DA the Examinations Office will send and an email to your ANU email advising you of the date, time and location of your exam.

If you have any further questions, please contact the Central Examinations Office

All Supplemenatry and Deferred Exam Results will be published on ISIS.

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Updated:   15 January 2018 / Responsible Officer:  Dean, Business & Economics / Page Contact:  College Web Team