SOAS University of London


Visiting Examiners' Resources

Please find below the various forms and documents Visiting Examiners may need:

Right to Work

Under the terms of the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, we are required to make basic checks on everyone we intend to engage to undertake work. Please note that the School will not able to make any payment until a Visiting Examiner's eligibility to work in the UK has been verified.

For detailed information please refer here.


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Personal Information & Starter Declaration Form

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Expenses Claim Form

For each occasion when a Visiting Examiner is required to travel from his/ her usual place of residence to attend practical or oral examinations or examiners' meetings, or to perform other duties necessitated by examination work, expenses may be claimed using this form. Expense claims should be made within 3 months of the expenses being incurred.
Also refer to the Fees and Expenses for Examiners document.

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Fees and expenses for examiners

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Nomination Form

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Visiting Examiner Nomination Form

This form needs to be completed only once, as part of the initial nomination.
Parts A to E to be completed by the Visiting Examiner.
Part F to be completed by the Chair of the nominating Sub-Board.
Once all the above sections have been completed, please forward to the Quality Assurance Office, Registry.

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Visiting Examiner report

A separate form should be completed for each Sub-Board of Examiners for which a Visiting Examiner acted and emailed to the Quality Assurance Office ( within fourteen days of the final examiners' meeting.
Please note that no fee payment will be processed until the Visiting Examiner's report has been received.

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