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Student Guide

The Academic Registry is responsible for the running of all examinations in the University.

Student Exam Guidelines

You are asked to familiarise yourself with the guidelines for students at examinations and to follow all instructions given by invigilators during exam sessions.

My Exam Number

Your exam number is available at To obtain it, please log on to your portal, select My Exams and then select My Exam Number. Make sure to have this with you when entering any examination session.

Reasonable Accommodations

If you require reasonable accommodations at examinations please consult with the Disability Service.

Use of Calculators, Dictionaries and other Reference Materials in Examinations

The make and model number of any calculator used in an examination must be recorded by the candidate on each answer booklet. Other electronic devices, including programmable calculators and mobile phones, are not permitted in any examination venue.

The use of dictionaries is not permitted.

During an examination, candidates will be permitted to use only such reference materials as have been issued or authorised by the examiners.

My Results

Examination results are published on the portal and managed by your school/course office.

  • Appeal Process: For information on appealing your results please consult the Senior Tutor's Website
  • Recheck: Details on how to request a recheck can also be found on the Senior Tutor's Website
  • Erasmus and Visiting students: a transcript of your results will be sent to your home institution, which they in turn will forward to you. For Michaelmas term students transcripts will be sent in February, for Hilary and full year students this will take place in June providing all moules marks are entered by your School.

Gold Medals

Gold medals are awarded by the Board of Trinity College to candidates of the first class who have shown exceptional merit at degree examinations in honour or professional courses. The Board of Trinity College has approved specific Criteria for the Award of Gold Medals which should be incorporated into the examination regulations for each course.

Lucy Gwynn Prize

Please see below an excerpt from the calendar entry for the Lucy Gwynn Prize.

“This prize was founded in 1948 by subscription in memory of Lucy Gwynn, first Lady Registrar. It is awarded annually in Michaelmas term to a Junior Sophister woman student for distinction in her College course. Professional as well as arts studies are taken into account. The award is made by two women on the University staff nominated by the Board, and one of the tutors.”
The value of this prize is €1,207.

Applications can be made via the below link and no later than 5:00pm on Monday 15th November 2022. All applicants will be contacted regarding the outcome of their application.

Lucy Gwynn Prize Application Form

For more information, please contact your tutor or email