Inspera Assessment is an online assessment tool used in courses at UQ. Inspera has a wide range of question types, accessibility provisions, and assessment in non-English speaking languages. Inspera is cloud-based, works with a device with an up-to-date browser, and caches your responses so that you will not lose your assessment if you experience internet instability.

Log in to Inspera Assessment

Assessment throughout the semester

For assessment tasks other than exams:

  • Log into Inspera via Learn.UQ (Blackboard).
  • You will find the link in the relevant assessment folder in your course. As you will already be logged into Learn.UQ (Blackboard), you will automatically be logged into Inspera.

Mid-semester and end-of-semester exams

  • Log directly into Inspera Assessment using your UQ login
  • We recommend that you log in prior to your examination date as it can simplify your on-the-day process if you are already logged in or know how to log in.
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On-campus invigilated exams in Inspera

On-campus invigilated exams in Inspera explains how to use Safe Exam Browser for assessments in Inspera.

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Device requirements

  • Recommended browsers are Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Make sure your browser is updated to the latest version.
  • UQ recommends using PCs and Mac laptops with the latest operating system installed but these earlier versions are still supported: Windows 7, 8.1/8.2, 10; macOS 10.12 and newer.

Check Inspera System requirements to make sure that your device meets the required specifications and view the full supported list of operating systems.

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Get familiar with Inspera

Use this demo test to familiarise yourself with some of the types of questions available within Inspera and its features. As this is a demo test, you can complete it multiple times. No details of how many times you have completed the test will be recorded and your answers will not be stored.

Access the Inspera Assessment demo test

Note: You do not need to log in to do the demo test.

Students in courses using Inspera will also have an opportunity to practice completing any additional types of question types which are relevant to their course.

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Check when assessments are scheduled

Assessments throughout the semester

  • Your Electronic Course Profile (ECP) will have details about the assessment you need to complete in your course.
  • Further information will be available in the Assessment folder in your Learn.UQ (Blackboard) course.

Mid-semester and end-of-semester exams

Centrally timetabled exams

For your centrally timetabled exams, refer to your Personal Exam Timetable for the date, time and location of your exam.

To access your exam:

  1. Go to your Inspera dashboard at Inspera Assessment
  2. Click the My tests tab.

You can enter the exam at the start date and time (not before).

The title, start date and time, time limit and a Click here to get ready button will be on the entry page in the My tests tab.
The start and end date for your exam will show on the My tests tab. Click for a larger version of the image.

On-campus invigilated exams

On-campus invigilated exams in Inspera explains how to use Safe Exam Browser. You will not be able to commence the exam until you have been provided with the Safe Exam Browser password in the exam venue.

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Additional time to complete an assessment

If you have approved additional time for an assessment, you can view your additional time on your Inspera dashboard under My tests.

The dashboard under My Tests will show exam start time, standard end time, standard time limit (including reading time), approved extra time and adjusted exam end time
The dashboard under My tests will show the exam time details. Click to view a larger image.

Find out more about:

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Submitting assessments

At home assessments

When completing an assessment at home, Inspera will auto-submit your answers at the designated test end time, even if you have NOT clicked the Submit now button.

The message - You submitted a few seconds ago - appears after you submit your at home test.
When you submit your at home test, a message will show that is has been submitted. Click for a larger version of the image.

If you have NOT submitted your at home assessment by the test end time, a message will appear on your screen:

This message will show - Timed out! Test window is closed. You have submitted. You can now return to your Dashboard. Back to Dashboard button
Your at home test will auto-submit at the test end time. Click for a larger version of the image.


On-campus invigilated assessment

You have to manually submit your assessment if you are taking an on-campus invigilated exam in Inspera.

Do NOT forget to click Submit now, once you are happy with your answers, to finish your assessment.

You will need to do this to be able to exit Safe Exam Browser. Once you have clicked the Submit now button you can no longer edit your responses.

This message will show - Timed out! Ready to submit? You have (insert number) unattempted questions. All questions (insert number) Not attempted (insert number). Submit now button.
You must click Submit now at the end time of your on-campus invigilated exam. Click for a larger version of the image.
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Accessing assessment feedback

You can see your feedback on your Student Dashboard once your Course Coordinator has released it. There are a wide range of feedback options in Inspera Assessment which will vary according to the assessment and the settings chosen by your Course Coordinator.

Click Archive, on the Inspera dashboard, to view the results of any assessments you have taken.

The Inspera dashboard will show your name and 3 tabs - My tests, Archive and Demo tests.
View test results under the Archive tab. Click for a larger version of the image. Click for a larger version of the image.

When scores/grades are available they will also appear in your Learn.UQ (Blackboard) course site under My Grades. 

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Access to a laptop

If you don’t have access to a suitable device for your studies or the Inspera Assessment, you can:

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Diversity, Disability, and Inclusion

If you have a disability, mental health or medical condition, illness, injury or exceptional circumstance, there are services available to assist you in your studies, including for doing assessments in Inspera. Students with primary carer responsibilities may also be eligible for services.

You can meet with one of the Diversity, Disability, and Inclusion Advisers to discuss your options. Diversity, disability and inclusion has information about the services available.

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Get support

Contact AskUs for technical support for any issues you experience with your assessment in Inspera.

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