News - April 30, 2020

Bathroom visit permitted during online exam

Luuk Zegers

Students who are worried about bathroom breaks during online exams need not be concerned: a five-minute ‘bio-break’ is permitted.

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This decision was made by dean of education Arnold Bregt and rector magnificus Arthur Mol on Thursday 30 April. The decision was communicated to all WUR-students. ‘We received many questions and concerns about whether or not bathroom visits would be allowed during online exams. In consultation with the exam committee, we have decided to allow a single five-minute break during the exams, so that students can visit the bathroom.’

Students will be allowed to leave their laptop in their rooms, and need not submit a scan of the bathroom for the exam.

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