The Examinations Section provides centralised services and support to ensure consistent and high-quality conduct of examinations across all campuses of the University.

Information for:


Team members

Barbara Sheahan

Manager (Acting)
Assistant Secretary, Assessment Sub-Committee

Rod Whybird

Senior Administrative Officer
Secretary, GPAM Working Party

Keippa Newton

Administrative Officer

Caleb Wong

Administrative Officer (Rotational)


Sarah Scott

Administrative Officer

Loan Doan

Administrative Officer

Charlotte Liehr

Examinations Assistant


Key responsibilities

  • Schedule and supervise exams across all UQ campuses for central exams
  • Manage exam papers for central exams; including printing, distribution to venues, and delivery of completed exam scripts to Schools for marking
  • Train and recruit casual exam supervisors
  • Facilitate alternative exam arrangements for students who are unable to sit their exams with the main cohort
  • Facilitate arrangements for UQ students to sit exams off-campus, where applicable
  • Host exams at a UQ campus for other institutions
  • Provide advice to students and staff about exam matters.


  Opening hours

8am–5pm (Monday–Friday)
Note: The office is open for extended hours during the end of semester examination periods, Monday to Saturday.

All face-to-face student enquiries must be directed to the Student Centre.

Students are encouraged to find information via my.UQ, in the first instance; or contact us using the number or email address below.

  +61 7 3365 2488