Marks, Decisions, GPA and Cum Laude: user resources

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User resources to support your End of Session preparation and processing during Main and Supplementary assessment periods.

From 2018/19, GPA and Cum Laude must be calculated for students on eligible undergraduate programmes.

How to calculate GPA and Cum Laude


PGT Dissertation Assessment Period


  • Marks and recommendations into BIRMS - N/A
  • Release of decisions and marksNoon on Friday 25 October 2019


Training presentations:

 Marks and Recommendations (UG and GT)



Weighted Marks Reckoners

  • The standard weighted marks reckoner and how-to guidance can be used to support you in manual calculation of ARTs and Institutional Honours (for UG students) or Departmental Honours (for GT students) for standard programmes.


Other resources

To support you in entering/importing component marks and auto-calculating module marks and recommendations:

For information on the legislation governing End of Session processing:


BOXI - reporting and checking

For information about BOXI for End of Session/exam board reporting:

Key BOXI reports can be run via BIRMS pages:




Professional Services