The Student and Corporate Services area of the University
Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Significant impact activity
An Activity that is qualitatively significant to the University due to the nature of the Activity and its potential to impact the operations, reputation or risk profile of the University, including:
a. a collaboration involving the provision of teaching or teaching materials, with revenue exceeding $11 million or expenditure exceeding $1.1 million
b. creating a new course that is not a sub-speciality in an existing field in which the University offers courses and that requires
i. substantial additional resources
ii. external accreditation in order to be recognised
c. establishing or acquiring another institute
d. closing a campus or major course
e. real property acquisition and disposal outside items nominated in the capital (CIMP) budget
f. establishing a new campus location
g. spending $5 million or more on a new building outside items nominated in the capital (CIMP) budget
h. real property lease with an NPV of $5 million or more (includes option periods) outside items nominated in the capital (CIMP) budget
i. borrowing money
j. amending the use of or applying for a new trade mark in the name of the University
k. becoming a member of, forming, managing or participating in a company, association, trust, partnership, or entering into a joint venture for a purpose other than pursuing research and related activities
Refer to R.44 of the Academic Courses Regulations.
“Student” is defined by section 3 of the Swinburne University of Technology Act 2010 as:
a. a person enrolled at the University in a course leading to a degree, diploma, certificate, licence or other award; or
b. a person who is designated as a student or is of a class of persons designated as students by the Council
On 5 March 2012, the Council designated the following classes of persons as students for the purposes of the application of the student misconduct provisions of the Governance and Administration Statute 2012 and proceedings under the Student Academic Misconduct Regulations 2012, Student General Misconduct Regulations 2012 and Review and Appeals Regulations 2012:
a. a prospective student who engages in general misconduct, academic misconduct or otherwise breaches University legislation and then becomes an enrolled student;
b. a suspended or excluded student;
c. a person who is on leave of absence from or who has deferred enrolment in a course or course of study;
d. a person who has completed a course and graduated but still has access to University facilities or resources;
e. a person who is granted temporary or on-going rights of access to University premises and facilities to study or for other related University purpose.
The Academic Courses Regulations (R.12), the Student Administration Regulations (R.15) and the Student Administration Policy provide for the application of a genuine student test.
Defined in the Review and Appeals Regulations. Means a statement by a person expressing disagreement or dissatisfaction relating to conduct of the University in respect of the person at a time when he or she was a student, being a statement that requires action or response.
It does not include a request for service, information or clarification in the first instance, or a remonstrance about service where there are service alterations due to unavoidable external factors, eg. disruption to university services or emergencies due to natural events or health crises in relation to which the university will put into place suitable alternative arrangements.
Student misconduct is defined in the Academic and Student Affairs Statute, Student Academic Misconduct Regulations and Student General Misconduct Regulations.
Given periodically to determine at a particular point in time what students know and do not know. Many associate summative assessments only with standardised tests such as state assessments, but they are also used at and are an important part of district and classroom courses. Summative assessment at the district/classroom level is an accountability measure that is generally used as part of the grading process.