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Durham University

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Serious Adverse Circumstances (SACs) and Covid-19

Serious adverse circumstances are defined as exceptional personal circumstances, outside your control, that have prevented you from either acquiring or demonstrating the skills, knowledge or competencies required to meet the learning outcomes associated with an assessment that contributes to the qualification for which you are studying notwithstanding your best efforts, in consultation with your Department/school and College, to mitigate those circumstances