Failing an exchange unit

What happens if I fail an exchange unit?

You'll receive an ungraded fail (UF) for the exchange unit, rather than an ungraded pass (UP).  Depending on the weighting of that particular unit (ie how many credit points it's worth at the host institution) your Faculty will need to work out how many UWA credit points it is equivalent to. This will happen when UWA receives the transcript back from the host institution.

If it’s just the one unit that you fail and you pass everything else, then you should consult your allocated office for course advice if that unit was a prerequisite for a unit at UWA.  If you fail a lot of classes, you can be deemed by the Study Abroad Scholarships Committee to have not successfully completed your exchange, in which case you may be required to repay part or all of your study abroad scholarship, at the discretion of the Scholarships Committee.

All your exchange grades are annotated in the system of the host university at the bottom of your official UWA transcript.

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