Swinburne student charterPart 2
2.1. Expectations of Swinburne
Students will be supported in their learning through:
- course content, facilities, resources, educational technologies and learning activities that are up-to-date and relevant
- teaching staff who are appropriately qualified, well prepared and use appropriate methods and technologies to maximise opportunities for learning and scholarship.
- academic support that gives feedback on progress, provides opportunities to improve academic performance and skills and helps students in difficulty
- access to the information needed for successful study
- opportunities for industry, research, community and international experiences
- access to other student support services for personal and other difficulties.
- respect and courtesy to students
- opportunities to provide feedback on the student experience at Swinburne.
Student development and counselling process overview
Table of roles and responsibilities (VC delegation)
|Role/Decision/Action||Responsibility*||Conditions and limitations|
|Provision by University of student services (including counselling, disability, equity, health, housing, development, faith)||Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education, Experience and Employability)||
|Establishment of student loan and grant schemes for students experiencing financial difficulty||Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education, Experience and Employability)||Terms and conditions of schemes must be published
* (Staff holding, acting in or performing the responsible position or office).
2.2. Expectations of students
Students are expected to:
- attend formal learning activities punctually, and participate actively and positively in their own learning
- engage with their studies, including all self-directed learning tasks, and meet assessment requirements and administrative deadlines
- monitor their own progress and use feedback from staff to improve learning
- be accountable for their own learning
- work responsibly and collaboratively to achieve study outcomes that require group activity, and avoid behaviour that interferes with the study experience of others
- be honest and respectful
- treat other students and staff with honesty, respect and courtesy in a safe manner, and refrain from harassing them or discriminating against them
- respect University property and facilities, including library, computing and laboratory resources, and recognise the right of others to use these facilities and services
- demonstrate professional behaviour while undertaking industry placements, projects or fieldwork, and respect the privacy of the client and any commercial information made available.
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