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Academic Advice Service



Extenuating Circumstance Update

I'm am applying for extenuating circumstances for a medical condition, unrelated to Covid-19 - Do I still need to get medical evidence from my doctor?

Please don't worry, and please don't try to get evidence from your doctor, as we know they are exceptionally busy at the moment and that the Government have advised us all to stay at home. In these exceptional circumstances (from 24 March 2020 to 31 July 2020) we will accept an application for extenuating circumstances without medical evidence. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact

For the latest university updates on Covid-19, click here

If you’d like to book a 45-minute appointment, you can drop into our welcome centre or fill out the request form below.


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