Information is sent out to all students sitting public examinations in the Hilary term preceding their examination. The information for 2017/2018 is available from the links below. This includes the Examination Conventions and A Guide to Preparing for Exams.
The Examination Conventions reflect the practice of the examiners during the examination process. The Conventions are updated annually by the Academic Committee, with input from the Board of Examiners, for Materials, for Materials Science and Prelims Conventions, and by the E(M)EM Standing Committee, with input from the Board of Examiners, for the MEM Conventions.