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Student Indebtedness Policy

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Section 1 - Introduction

(1) This policy supports The Awards and Graduation Policy and the University's procedures in relation to re-enrolment.

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Section 2 - Policy Intent

(2) To identify the constraints that student indebtedness imposes on students and graduates.

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Section 3 - Policy

(3) A student may become indebted to the University as a consequence of failure to:

  1. pay certain approved charges;
  2. pay penalties associated with breaches of University policies and regulations relating, but not confined to traffic and parking, or the use of the library; and/or
  3. meet repayments on loans granted to the student.

(4) No candidate for a degree or diploma of the University shall:

  1. be admitted to that degree or awarded that diploma; or
  2. be given documentary evidence of his/her academic record or standing in the University. If the candidate has not discharged or has not made arrangements acceptable to one of the following: the Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) or the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation)) for the discharge of any such indebtedness.

(5) Students who are indebted will not be allowed to access results or (with the exception of Research Higher Degree candidates) be permitted to re-enrol, unless they have made arrangements acceptable to one of the following: the Vice-Chancellor; the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) or the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) for the discharge of any such debt.

(6) Research Higher Degree candidates will be permitted to re-enrol provided their debt is no more than $250.