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.

English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy

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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 5th December 2017 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 5th December 2017 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 Mark Jones
Pro Vice-Chancellor Education Innovation
+61 2 49215798
This is the senior officer with responsibility for the document.
Enquiries Contact Cathie Shanahan
Senior Manager, Academic Governance & Compliance
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

8 November 2021:  Position title Director, Student Experience and Administration and Academic Registrar updated to Pro Vice-Chancellor, Student Experience and Academic Registrar, in accordance with Academic Division organisational change endorsed by the Vice-Chancellor on 8 June, 2021. Administrative amendment.


12 July 2021:  English Language Proficiency Tables updated. Approved by Academic Senate 11 May 2021.


July 2020:  Academic Registrar position title updated. Administrative amendment.


2 July 2020:  UON changed to University throughout.  Approved, Director Assurance Services.


4 March 2020:  Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) amended to Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) and Vice President.  Approved as an administrative amendment, Director Assurance Services.


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


4 February 2019:  Minor Administrative Amendment, Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor Research and Innovation amended to Deputy Vice Chancellor Research and Innovation, following positional changes within the University. Approved by Director, Assurance Services.


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. The following information details the history of changes to the document prior to its publication in the new UON Policy Library: 5 December 2017 - President of Academic Senate (AUB2) - Amendments to the English Language Proficiency Requirements Tables. 15 November 2017 - Academic Senate - Minor administrative amendments to remove reference to transition information. Change of "Applicant" to "Admission Applicant" to better define the type of applicant in preparation for the forthcoming implementation of the UON Policy Glossary. Various dates 9 April 2015 - 21 June 2017 - DVCA / PVCL&T - Amendments to the English Language Proficiency Requirements Tables. 1 January 2015 for 2016 admissions - Academic Senate - First version



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