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.

Adverse Circumstances Affecting Assessment Items Policy

Status Current
Effective Date 30th March 2020
Review Date 30th June 2020
Approval Authority Academic Senate
Approval Date 27th March 2020
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Enquiries Contact Cathie Shanahan
Senior Manager, Academic Governance & Compliance

Student Central

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

16 March 2021. update to Covid19 advice (Clause 16). Approved by President Academic Senate.


2 February 2021:  update to Covid19 advice (Clause 16). Approved by President Academic Senate.


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


23 June 2020: Definition of “course” updated. Administrative amendment.


22 June 2020:  Administrative amendment to text after Clause 16. Approved by Director, Assurance Services.


Additional measures have been added for provision of supporting documentation for adverse circumstances applications whilst the University is in the midst of the Covid-19 Pandemic Response.



Clauses Amended:Policy/Schedule: Section 4 (between clause 16 and 17)