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If Someone That's In My Student Accommodation Passes Away, Do You Automatically Pass? watch

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    Title is self-explanatory. And no-one has passed away, I've just heard mixed answers.
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    (Original post by tbeyan)
    Title is self-explanatory. And no-one has passed away, I've just heard mixed answers.
    No. Just use some common sense.

    You may claim for extenuating circumstances, but up to the department what they do about it.
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    (Original post by 999tigger)
    No. Just use some common sense.

    You may claim for extenuating circumstances, but up to the department what they do about it.
    ok, so theres no law about this then?
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    (Original post by tbeyan)
    ok, so theres no law about this then?
    No. There’s laws against murder though....
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    OP what are you going to do?
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    (Original post by tbeyan)
    Title is self-explanatory. And no-one has passed away, I've just heard mixed answers.
    No, it's not the sort of thing laws are made about!

    Chances are, if the student was in their final year and on track to pass, and the University felt it was important to the family, then they would probably have a format whereby they could award some form of degree. It's very far from automatic though, it would have to be close to finals and for there to be some reason why it was an appropriate response.
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    ok, so theres no law about this then?
    Why would there be a law about it? Why not ask the person who is saying there is to link you to a credible source? They are winding you up.
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    😂😂😂😂😂 this thread scarily hilarious wow!
    Like the above post said. You can file for mitigating circumstances, if the person was close to you, and you can “maybe” prove that.
    However, There used to be a small Cambridge rumor, that if a classmate dies during exams. Everyone automatically gets an A or a Pass. I’m not so sure.


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    There was a rumour many years ago at Oxford of the "dead man's first"; that anyone who died between Finals and the publication of results automatically received a first class degree. Alas, it wasn't true.
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    (Original post by nulli tertius)
    There was a rumour many years ago at Oxford of the "dead man's first"; that anyone who died between Finals and the publication of results automatically received a first class degree. Alas, it wasn't true.
    Well given they were dead, I don’t think a first class degree would do them much good.
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    Sounds like the person who started the high school “if the teacher isn’t here in ten minutes we can leave” rumour made it to university!
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    If somebody dies during the exam you get automatic passing grades is just one untrue legend. In my school we always used to say, right who’s going to take one for the team then?
 
 
 
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