How will COVID 19 impact my OBU RAP submission?

OBU has sent out an important update regarding their guidance and support during these difficult times.

It is crucial that mentors and students follow local health authority guidance. OBU requires that all mentoring is conducted remotely.  They have provided guidance for mentors and students on how this might be achieved – for example, how students might make their presentation remotely.  In the event that alternatives such as Skype, Zoom are not possible, the student can send their mentor their slides and have a telephone conversation.   

OBU is offering mitigation in three ways:

  • Extension of Period 40 submission window until 27 May 2020
  • P40 Industry sectors (for topics 8 & 15) will be valid for P41
  • If P40 was your last opportunity to submit, under the 10 year rule, and you are unable to do so, then you will have an automatic extension to P41. 

OBU has provided the following Information sheets:

  1. COVID 19 Mentoring
  2. COVID 19 Mitigating circumstances

Students who have been affected by their own individual circumstances can also use the existing mitigating circumstances to request an extension.

Stay safe!