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.

Special Studies Program Procedure

Status Current
Effective Date 12th May 2015
Review Date 31st December 2020
Approval Authority Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) and Vice President
Approval Date 12th May 2015
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Enquiries Contact Martin Sainsbury
Chief People and Culture Officer
martin.sainsbury@newcastle.edu.au
HR Support
4033 9999

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

25 March 2021: Definition of School updated to reflect College rather than Faculty. Administrative amendment, approved by University Secretary.


25 March 2021: Faculty changed to College throughout.  Approved as administrative amendment, University Secretary.


22 March 2021: Definition of “University business” and “University Traveller” updated. Approved as administrative amendment by University Secretary.


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


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


17 March 2020:  Director People and Workforce Strategy amended to Chief People and Culture Officer. Approved as an administrative amendment, 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.


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: 12/05/2015 - DVC(A) - Insertion of Clause 5.1.2 22/08/2014 - Vice-Chancellor - Full review by Office of DVC(A) 28/08/2013 - DVC(A) - Amendment to Clause 3.4.ii. to reflect fringe benefit tax legislative changes - same change to SSP Policy clause 4.7ii 22/02/2013 - Minor amendments - Minor amendments to Date Last Amended and reference to DVC (Academic) in Schedule A (now Section 9) 22/02/2013 - DVC(A) - Amended 22 February 2013 to bring the Procedure in line with changes in travel insurance 3/2010 - Reviewed: Schedule A - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic & Global Relations) 28/08/2007 - Vice-Chancellor - Updated 23/04/2007 - Vice-Chancellor - First Edition



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