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.

Awarding With Distinction Guideline

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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 1st January 2015 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 1st January 2015 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 Hoffman
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) and Vice President
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

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

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it was subjected to reformatting, including the application of a new numbering system and removal of reference to Rules rescinded via Council Resolution on 7 March 2018.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:

1 January 2015 - Academic Senate - 26 November 2014 - Academic Senate approved the revised Awarding with Distinction Guidelines take effect from 1 January 2015 for anyone completing their programs from Trimester 1, 2015/Block 1, 2015/Semester 1, 2015.

11 March 2013 - Governance and Policy Amended clause 3.2.1 to include undergraduate, Governance and Policy 11 March 2013.

17 September 2012 - President of Academic Senate - Addition of clause 3.5.3. to exclude the professional doctorate programs, approved by President of Academic Senate under delegated authority, 17 September 2012.

22 August 2012 - Governance and Policy - Minor amendments to update Essential Supporting documents with 000845, Governance and Policy, 22 August 2012.

23 March 2012 - Council - Bachelor of Psychological Science Schedule 000824 (listed in section 4) was rescinded and replaced with the Bachelor of Psychology and Bachelor of Psychological Science Schedule 000979, approved by Council resolution (C12:049) 23 March 2012.

20 December 2011 - Academic Registrar - Amendments to Clause 3.5.1. and 3.5.2. Approved 20 December 2011.

14 December 2011 - Academic Registrar - GPA calculation transferred to separate guideline - Approved 14 December 2011.

15 September 2011 - Academic Registrar - First edition

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