Please note the following when applying for an extension:

  • Extension applications are only processed during office hours (10:00 - 15:00, Monday - Friday).
  • It may take up to 48 hours (2 working days) to process an extension application and for you to get a response. If you have not received a response after 48 hours, please follow up by sending an email to
  • Do not wait for the outcome of your application before beginning to work on your assignment.
  • Extensions are granted on medical and/or compassionate grounds only. Extension requests based on workload will not be considered.
  • Extension requests submitted more than 24 hours after the submission deadline may not be considered.
  • No further extensions will be granted on already extended deadlines
  • If you request 2 or more extensions, you need to submit separate applications.
  • This extension request form is for courses in the Department of Historical Studies only.
If you select "Other", please write the course code when you are stating why you are applying for an extension below. 
If you are a postgraduate student, please write the name of the course convenor. 
Please select 0 if you are a postgraduate student.
Please ensure that you submit a separate form for each extension request.
If you have medical and/or mental health reasons, you should attach a medical certificate or a letter from a mental health practitioner. If you are applying on compassionate grounds, you can attach documentation such as a death certificate, affidavit, or any other valid supporting documentation. Please do not attach your assignment or a blank document.
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One file only.
40 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, rtf, pdf, doc, docx, odt, ppt, pptx, odp, xls, xlsx, ods.

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