Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this version of the document. It also contains information contact details for the subject matter expert.  To the right, a brief summary of the changes between this and the previous version is provided.

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 17th December 2012 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 31st December 2019 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Academic Senate The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 17th December 2012 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Responsible Executive David Donnelly
Associate Director, Student and Academic Administration
4921 5389
This is the senior officer with responsibility for the document.
Enquiries Contact Cathie Shanahan
Senior Manager, Academic Governance & Compliance

Student Central
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

25 March 2021: Faculty changed to College throughout.  Approved as administrative amendment, University Secretary.


16 July 2020:  Definition of “award” updated. Administrative amendment.


24 September 2019:  Definition of “Enabling Program” amended. Approved as a minor administrative amendment by Director Assurance Services, Michelle Jarvie.


15 January 2019 – Minor administrative amendment – approval authority amended to Academic Senate, approved via email by University Secretary, 9 January 2019.


10 January 2019 – Minor administrative amendment – “Schedule to the Awards and Graduation Policy” added for clarity, approved via email by University Secretary, 9 January 2019.


This is the first version of this document to be published in the new UON Policy Library. For all intents and purposes, this version is reflective of the version that was approved, published and in effect at the time the new Policy Library was launched. In migrating the document to the new Policy Library it was subjected to reformatting, including the application of a new numbering system and removal of reference to Rules rescinded by Council resolution on 7 March 2018.


The following information details the history of changes to the document prior to its publication in the new UON Policy Library:


Minor Amendment - Replaced Policy Sponsor with Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Governance and Policy, 18 January 2013. Amendment to Clauses 4.1, 4.2, 4.2.1, 4.3, 4.3.1 and 8 to align the Research Higher Degree duration to the Australian Government's Research Training Scheme Grant conditions approved by President of Academic Senate, under delegated authority, 17 December 2012.


Program Management Policy and Procedure Manual - Coursework added to Introduction and Coursework added in clause 8, 26 March 2012.


Amendment Clause 4.1.1.e - correction of time for completion of Professional Doctorate from 5 to 10 years, approved President of Academic Senate under AUB1 8 March 2012.


Approved Council, 14 October 2011.



Clauses Amended:Policy/Schedule: All