Last day of the 2015 SQA exam diet

Today is the last day of the 2015 National Qualifications Examination Diet.  Candidates sitting Higher Building Construction, Higher Early Education and Childcare and Intermediate 1, Intermediate 2 and Higher Managing Environmental Resources today are the last to complete their assessments this year.

Over 500,000 examinations have been completed this year, assessing National 5, Intermediate, current Higher and Advanced Higher and the new Higher qualifications. In addition to this were coursework-based assessments completed by candidates studying for a range of National 1 to National 4 qualifications, Awards, Skills for Work, National Progression Awards and National Certificates.

All candidates will recieve their National Courses or Awards results by first class post on Tuesday 4 August. Candidates still have the opportunity to register with MySQA and can choose to receive their exam results by email or text on results day.

Candidates who want their results by email or text they must sign up by 5pm on 13 July and activate their account by 5pm on 15 July. This is in addition to receiving their reuslts by post and may be helpful if they will be away from home when the results are due. 

For information on siging up for MySQA, visit our results pages.

The video below features Angela Constance, Minister for Education and Lifelong Learning, marking the last day of the exam diet.