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.

Student Conduct Rule

Status Current
Effective Date 9th October 2015
Review Date 31st December 2019
Approval Authority University Council
Approval Date 9th October 2015
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Enquiries Contact Louisa Connors
Executive Officer, Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
+61 2 492 15135

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

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. 


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:


17/11/17 – Minor administrative amendments to update position titles and terminology.


15/03/2017 - University Secretary - Minor administrative update to correct cross referencing error within sections 23 and 24.


03/02/2016 - Director Council Services and Chancellery - This Student Conduct Rule reformatted for consistency with current template; no change to content; numbering updated to reflect current format.


09/10/2015 - University Council - Document name updated to Student Conduct Rule per University Council approval (C11:097)


23/10/2014 - Director Council Services and Chancellery - Minor administrative amendments to correct position titles and hyperlinks.


23/08/2013 - University Council - Amendments, to align this rule with practice, approved by Council (Resolution C13:133) (Doc N13:040a)


14/12/2012 - Governance and Policy - Change to appeals period from 10 to 20 days (Clauses 21.3, 21.4, 21.5 and 21.6) approved by Council (Resolution C12:219) 7 December 2012; and change from DVC (Academic & Global Relations) to DVC (Academic).


01/06/2012 - Governance and Policy - Minor amendments.


23/02/2012 - Vice- Chancellor - Change to appeals period from 25 to 10 days (Clauses 21.3, 21.4, 21.5 and 21.6) and inclusion of information regarding appointment of SACOs (Section 3, Relevant Definitions), approved by Vice-Chancellor 16 February 2012; effected by the Governance and Policy Unit.


22/11/2011 - Governance and Policy - Minor Amendment Clause 26.1 now two sentences to improve clarity.


25/07/2011 - University Council - Renamed Student Misconduct Rule, approved by Council - 27 May 2011 (C11:097), for commencement on 25 July 2011. It replaces and rescinds: Student Discipline Rules


21/08/1992 - University Council - Student Discipline Rule first approved by Council.



Clauses Amended:Rule: All