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What to do when you fail an assignment

Failing a university assignment is disappointing and frustrating. But what should you do next? And how can you overcome this feedback?
Amy Dopson

Failing a university assignment is disappointing and frustrating. But what should you do next? And how can you overcome this feedback?

In this video, tutor and nurse Amy Dopson explains the steps you should take including:

  • Recognise but avoid acting on your emotions.
  • Carefully consider the feedback using assignment criteria.
  • Think about possible quick wins to regain lost marks.
  • Speak to your tutor.
  • See if youre entitled to extra time and support if needed.

Failing a university assignment is disappointing and frustrating. But what should you do next? And how can you overcome this feedback?

In this video, tutor and nurse Amy Dopson explains the steps you should take including:

  • Recognise but avoid acting on your emotions.
  • Carefully consider the feedback using assignment criteria.
  • Think about possible ‘quick wins’ to regain lost marks.
  • Speak to your tutor.
  • See if you’re entitled to extra time and support if needed.

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