This website uses cookies to function correctly.
You may delete cookies at any time but doing so may result in some parts of the site not working correctly.
 

Noticeboard

Nov-2017: 495 people failed to attend their GP/Nurse appointment! This is equal to 82.5 hours of wasted appointments!
PLEASE - if you do not need it or cannot make it, cancel it so we can offer it to someone else.

Hepatitis A & B vaccine shortage - There is a global shortage of Hep A and Hep B vaccines, expected to last until early  2018.  In line with the recommendations from Public Health England, we are currently unable to offer these vaccines.

UEA Deadline Assessments - Medical Certificates

We can only issue medical certificates for students registered with us. If you are not registered with us please consult your own GP.

University regulations, approved in June 2013, clarify how students can report ‘extenuating circumstances’ in relation to different types of assessment.  For the full university guidance please see www.uea.ac.uk/learningandteaching/documents/assessment

An ‘extenuating circumstance’ is a factor outside the student’s control which affects an assessment.

The following are described as ‘deadline assessments’:

  • Coursework 
  • Written assignment
  • Dissertation
  • Project
  • Presentation
 
In the first instance, students must self-certify their first episode of illness in each academic year. Forms are available www.uea.ac.uk/learningandteaching/students/forms
 
Further extension requests within one semester must be supported by acceptable evidence (so if it is medical reason you will need a medical certificate). 

Please make a routine doctor’s appointment by ringing reception on 01603 251600 if you need a medical certificate to support your extenuating circumstances on medical grounds. If you have already seen a doctor about the problem concerned recently then please complete this form: Request for medical certificate form

Completed medical certificates are emailed directly to your Hub. Please note that while we endeavour to process medical certificates as soon as possible they can take up to 2 weeks to be sent. To prevent fraudulent application for medical certificates we reserve the right to check on all details given to us. Fraudulent applications will be reported to the University. 

 

 

 
Call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergencyNHS ChoicesThis site is brought to you by My Surgery Website