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

Status Current
Effective Date 5th December 2017
Review Date 31st December 2019
Approval Authority Academic Senate
Approval Date 5th December 2017
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Enquiries Contact Melanie Barlow
Senior Administrative Officer
+61 2 4921 7229

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

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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