External examination is a pivotal tool in the maintenance of quality in academic standards and the student experience.  External Examiner Induction is an opportunity for you to familiarise yourself with the strategic approach to learning and teaching in Ulster University, with a particular focus on assessment and feedback.

This synchronous online webinar includes an overview of Ulster University, the external examination role at Ulster and academic quality standards facilitated by the PVC Academic Quality and Student experience.

A detailed overview of how students are presented at board’s of examiners is facilitated by experienced course directors and discussion opportunities with the course director are presented, (the course director associated with the course(s) you are examining is also invited to participate).

The day offers an opportunity for external examiners to feel confident about their role and contribution and raise any questions they might have regarding the University’s procedures and arrangements.

Next External Examiners' Induction is:

  • 16th September 2022 from 10.00am – 13.15pm
  • Joining link will be sent along with your letter of appointment from the Examinations Office

For any queries regarding the induction please email cherp@ulster.ac.uk or Brian McGowan External Examiners' Induction Lead brian.mcgowan@ulster.ac.uk

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