Manual of Policies and Procedures

2008 MOPP Updates

January/February
March/April
May/June
July/August
September/October
November
December

January/February

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

A/4.1 Academic organisational structure - Revised to reflect current faculty structures

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

No updates

CHAPTER C - TEACHING AND LEARNING

C/1.3 Committee structure relating to teaching and learning – Revised to reflect different structure for Faculty of Information Technology Faculty Academic Board following faculty re-structure, effective from 01.01.08 (approved by Council 05.09.07)

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

No updates

CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

No updates

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

No updates

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

No updates

CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

No updates

CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

No updates

APPENDICES

Appendix 5 QUT Organisational Structure – Revised to include new position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Teaching Quality), effective from 04.02.08 (approved by Vice-Chancellor 06.09.07); revised organisational structure for Faculty of Information Technology, effective from 01.01.08 (approved by Council 05.09.07); revised organisational structure for Division of Finance and Resource Planning, effective from 03.12.07 (approved by Vice-Chancellor 18.10.07)

OTHER

Global changes to reflect new terminology changes:

- DEST (Department of Education, Science and Training) replaced with DEEWR (Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations)

- DIMA (Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs) and DIMIA (Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs) replaced with DIAC (Department of Immigration and Citizenship)

Updated position titles of various officers following restructure of Division of Finance and Resource Planning, effective from 03.12.07 (approved by Vice-Chancellor 18.10.07)

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March/April

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

A/3.1 QUT Council - Revised role of Chancellor relating to transition arrangements for management of the University; disestablished Honorary Doctorates Committee (recommendations for award of Doctor of the University now made by Chancellor's Committee) (approved by Council 27.02.08)

A/3.2 QUT committees structure - Revised membership provisions of University Academic Board (to be chaired by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) and to include new position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Teaching Quality) (approved by Council 27.02.08); revised terms of reference of Chancellor's Committee (relating to honorary doctorates) (approved by Council 27.02.08); revised membership of Vice-Chancellor's Advisory Committee (to include new position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Teaching Quality) (approved by Vice-Chancellor 26.02.08)

A/4.1 Academic organisational structure - Removed references to QUT Carseldine; updated references to Faculty of Information Technology and Creative Industries Faculty consistent with new structures

A/4.2 Non-academic organisational structure - Policy updated (to clarify the term independent section and to remove reference to Executive Office from Chancellery structure) (approved by Vice-Chancellor 04.03.08)

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

B/1.1 Enterprise agreements and legislative environment - Updated policy to remove references to Australian Workplace Agreements consistent with current industrial environment (approved by Human Resources Director 10.03.08); policy renamed (formerly "Workplace agreements and legislative environment")

B/12.2 Staff orientation - Revised policy (approved by Vice-Chancellor 04.03.08)

B/3.2 Position descriptions - Updated to remove references to Appendix 6 and to refer instead to Enterprise Bargaining Agreements

B/4.11New Professors Scheme – Revised policy (approved by Vice-Chancellor 04.03.08); policy renumbered (formerly B/12.8)

B/5.2 Vice-Chancellor's Performance Fund - Revised policy to include casual professional staff (approved by Vice-Chancellor 04.03.08)

B/5.4 Promotion for academic staff (Level A to Level B) - Minor editorial amendment to clarify eligibility relating to research only academic staff (approved by Human Resources Director 12.03.08)

B/8.7 Acceptable use of information facilities – DELETED – policy now incorporated into F/1.1 Provision and use of information resources and services (approved by Vice-Chancellor 19.03.08)

CHAPTER C - TEACHING AND LEARNING

C/1.3 Committee structure relating to teaching and learning - Revised membership provisions of Teaching and Learning Committee (to be chaired by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Teaching Quality)) (approved by Council 27.02.08); minor variation for Faculty of Information Technology academic board consistent with new faculty structure (approved by Council 05.09.07)

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

D/1.1 Research and development - Revised policy to reflect current organisational arrangements (incorporates former policies D/2.2, D/2.3 and D/2.4) (approved by University Academic Board 04.04.08)

CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

E/4.1 Student admission - Revised policy to provide additional information on special entry programs (approved by Registrar 27.02.08)

E/4.3 Enrolment programs - Revised policy to provide additional information relating to students in special entry programs (approved by Registrar 27.02.08)

E/6.3 Alternative arrangements for assessment - Revised policy to provide additional information relating to students in special entry programs (approved by Registrar 27.02.08)

E/7.4 Student Financial Assistance Scheme Committee - Revised membership provisions relating to student representation (approved by Vice-Chancellor 26.02.08)

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

F/1.1 Provision and use of information resources and services - Revised policy to include reference to Schedule 1 of Information Facilities Rules as policy applying to all staff and students, and to indicate that QUT routinely logs network activity (incorporates former policy B/8.7 Acceptable use of information facilities) (approved by Vice-Chancellor 19.03.08)

F/3.1 Marketing strategy and planning - Revised to remove reference to Marketing Committee (disestablished by Vice-Chancellor 26.02.08)

F/3.2 Marketing Committee – DELETED - Committee disestablished by Vice-Chancellor 26.02.08

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

G/5.5 Travel policy - Revised policy to include new position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Teaching Quality) as eligible for Business Class travel (approved by Vice-Chancellor 28.02.08)

CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

No updates

CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

I/2.1 International Steering Committee - Revised membership provisions to include Chairs of Regional Reference Groups (approved by Vice-Chancellor 26.02.08)

I/2.5 Engagement Committee - Revised membership provisions to include new position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Teaching Quality) (approved by Vice-Chancellor 26.02.08)

APPENDICES

Appendix 3 Schedule of Authorities and Delegations - Revised to include new authority relating to transitional arrangements when Vice-Chancellor’s position vacant (approved by Council 27.02.08)

Appendix 6 Position descriptions - DELETED following Vice-Chancellor's decision to no longer offer Australian Workplace Agreements (position descriptions are available in Enterprise Bargaining Agreements)

Appendix 8 QUT Committees Structure – Updated - Marketing Committee disestablished by Vice-Chancellor 26.02.08; Honorary Doctorates Committee disestablished by Council 27.02.08

OTHER

Various policies amended to reflect restructure within Division of Finance and Resource Planning (approved by Vice-Chancellor 18.10.07)

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May/June

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

A/3.2 QUT committees structure - Revised terms of reference of Audit and Risk Management Committee (approved by Council 30.04.08)

A/9.2 Health and safety management - University Health and Safety Committee disestablished (approved by Vice-Chancellor 14.04.08)

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

B/3.7 Visiting fellows - Deleted reference to QUT Visiting Research Fellowship scheme - no longer exists (advised by Director, Office of Research, 23.05.08)

B/7.13 Re-engagement following redundancy or early retirement - New policy (approved by Vice-Chancellor 13.05.08; endorsed by Vice-Chancellor's Advisory Committee 19.03.08)

B/12.4 Conference attendance for professional staff - Revised policy (approved by Vice-Chancellor 02.05.08); updated to clarify funding alternatives for conference attendance (authorised by Human Resources Director 23.06.08)

CHAPTER C - TEACHING AND LEARNING

No updates

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

D/2.1 University Research and Innovation Committee - Revised terms of reference and membership of University Research and Innovation Committee (approved by Council 25.06.08; endorsed by University Academic Board 30.05.08)

D/6 Research ethics - Revised research ethics policies (approved by University Academic Board 04.04.08; endorsed by University Research and Innovation Committee 07.03.08); revised terms of reference and membership provisions of University Human Research Ethics Committee, University Animal Ethics Committee and QUT Institute Biosafety Committee (approved by Vice-Chancellor 27.05.08; endorsed by University Academic Board 04.04.08 and University Research and Innovation Committee 07.03.08)

D/8.1 Intellectual property policy - Revised policy (approved by Council 30.04.08; endorsed by Planning and Resources Committee 16.04.08); policy renumbered to D/3.1 (formerly D/8.1)

D/8.2 Intellectual Property Policy Committee - Policy renumbered to D/3.2 (formerly D/8.2)

CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

E/1.1 Committees relating to student services and administration - Revised membership provisions of Academic Policy and Procedures Committee (approved by Council 30.04.08)

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

F/1.9 Telecommunications policy - New policy (approved by Vice-Chancellor 27.05.08; replaces former policies F/7.3 and F/7.4)

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Various Chapter G policies reviewed and updated as part of scheduled policy review process (approved by Executive Director, Finance and Resource Planning 19.06.08)

G/5.3 Purchasing policy - Updated in accordance with revised legislation (State Purchasing Policy 2000 replaced by State Procurement Policy 2008) (approved by Director, Corporate Finance, 17.06.08)

CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

No updates

CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

No updates

APPENDICES

Appendix 3 Schedule of Authorities and Delegations - Revised Schedule of Authorities and Delegations (approved by Council 30.04.08 and Vice-Chancellor 02.05.08)

OTHER

Various policies amended to reflect organisational structure change – Academic Policy and Programs Unit re-named to Office of Teaching Quality;  position of Director, Academic Policy and Programs replaced by Dean of Studies, Office of Teaching Quality (approved by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Teaching Quality) 19.06.08)

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July/August

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

A/2.2 University Planning Framework - Revised policy (approved by Council 20.08.08, endorsed by Planning and Resources Committee 06.08.08 and Vice-Chancellor's Advisory Committee 16.07.08)

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

B/4.3 Selection panels - Revised to include selection panel details for course coordinators (formerly B/4.7.1) (approved by Vice-Chancellor 20.08.08)

B/4.7 Appointment of course coordinators - DELETED (rescinded by Vice-Chancellor 20.08.08; selection panels for course coordinators incorporated into B/4.3)

B/6.2 Recreation leave - Revised policy to clarify arrangements relating to staff transferring to another position within the University (approved by Vice-Chancellor 20.08.08)

B/6.4 Long service leave - Updated to remove reference to prior accrual dates (authorised by Director, Governance Services, on advice from Human Resources Department)

B/6.5 Leave without pay - Revised policy consistent with B/6.6 Parental leave policy (approved by Vice-Chancellor 20.08.08)

B/6.6 Parental leave - Revised policy to clarify maternity leave entitlement following a period of leave without pay (approved by Vice-Chancellor 20.08.08)

B/8.6 Corruption and fraud control policy - Revised policy (approved by Council 20.08.08, endorsed by Vice-Chancellor's Advisory Committee 30.07.08 and Audit and Risk Management Committee 13.06.08)

B/12.1 Staff Development at QUT - Revised policy (approved by Vice-Chancellor 28.04.08) (incorporates former policies B/12.13 and B/12.16)

CHAPTER C - TEACHING AND LEARNING

C/1.3 Committee structure relating to teaching and learning - Teaching and Learning Committee re-named to University Teaching and Learning Committee, revised membership of University Teaching and Learning Committee to include Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) and revised terms of reference effective from 01.01.09 (approved by Council 20.08.08, endorsed by University Academic Board 25.07.08)

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

No updates

CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

No updates

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

No updates

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

No updates

CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

No updates

CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

No updates

APPENDICES

Appendix 1b QUT Statutes - Queensland University of Technology (QUT Alumni) Statute 2008 (replaces former Queensland University of Technology Statute No 4 (QUT Alumni) 1999 – approved by Council 25.06.08, gazetted 01.08.08); Queensland University of Technology (Conduct of elections for elected members of Council) Amendment Statute 2008 (amends former Queensland University of Technology Statute No 5 (QUT Conduct of elections for elected members of Council) 2003 – approved by Council 25.06.08, gazetted 08.08.08)

Appendix 3 Schedule of Authorities and Delegations - Revised to clarify approval authorities relating to creation of positions and approval of appointments (approved by Vice-Chancellor 20.08.08)

OTHER

Various policies amended to reflect revised position and committee titles – position of Dean of Graduate Studies re-named to Dean of Research and Research Training (advised by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Commercialisation) 26.08.08 following Vice-Chancellor’s approval); Teaching and Learning Committee re-named to University Teaching and Learning Committee (approved by Council 20.08.08)

Created website for policies that are approved but awaiting implementation at a later date – policies on this site can be accessed at: http://www.governance.qut.edu.au/resources/mopp/policies.jsp

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September/October

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

A/2.3 Corporate reviews - Revised policy (approved by Council 15.10.08; endorsed by Planning and Resources Committee 07.10.08 and Vice-Chancellor's Advisory Committee 16.07.08)

A/3.2 QUT committees structure - various committees renumbered and relocated as follows:

  • Audit and Risk Management Committee - now A/3.3
  • Chancellor’s Committee – now A/3.4
  • Planning and Resources Committee – now A/3.5
  • University Academic Board – now A/3.6
  • Faculty academic boards – now A/3.7
  • Faculty and school advisory committees – now A/3.8
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Advisory Committee – now A/3.9

A/3.3 Principal and senior officers - Renumbered and relocated to A/5.1 (formerly A/3.3)

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

B/8.3 Whistleblowers protection management policy - Updated policy consistent with legislative amendments to Whistleblowers Protection Act 1994 (approved by Registrar 16.09.08)

CHAPTER C - TEACHING AND LEARNING

C/1.3 Committee structure relating to teaching and learning – committees renumbered and relocated as follows:

  • Faculty academic boards – now A/3.7
  • Faculty and school advisory committees – now A/3.8

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

D/2.1 University Research and Innovation Committee - Editorial amendment (updated title of Assistant Deans (Research) Working Party to Assistant Deans (Research) / Institute Directors Working Party - authorised by Director, Governance Services 24.09.08 following advice from Executive Officer, Division of Research and Commercialisation)

CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

E/1 Committees relating to student services and administration – committees renumbered and relocated as follows:

  • Academic Policy and Procedures Committee – now E/1.1
  • Appeals Committee – now E/1.2

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

No updates

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

No updates

CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

No updates

CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

I/3.1 International cooperation agreements - Revised policy relating to review of agreements (approved by Vice-Chancellor 23.09.08)

I/5.1 Alumni - Updated policy consistent with QUT Alumni Statute 2008 and Alumni Board terms of reference and membership (approved by Council 15.10.08, endorsed by Alumni Board 28.08.08)

I/5.2 QUT Outstanding Alumni Awards - Revised policy (approved by Council 15.10.08, endorsed by Alumni Board 28.08.08)

APPENDICES

No updates

OTHER

No updates

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November

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

No updates

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

No updates

CHAPTER C - TEACHING AND LEARNING

No updates

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

D/3.2 Intellectual Property Policy Committee - Intellectual Property Policy Committee disestablished by Vice-Chancellor 06.11.08

CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

E/5.1 Class timetabling, allocation and registration policy - Revised policy, effective from 01.01.2009 (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08, endorsed by Academic Policy and Procedures Committee 23.06.08)

E/6.5 Allocation and release of results - Added notation to E/6.5.4 Special Consideration, indicating that previous version of policy is current for S2, 2008 applications for special consideration

E/6.5 Allocation and release of results - Revised policy relating to special consideration (effective from Summer Semester 2008) (approved by University Academic Board 12.09.08, endorsed by Academic Policy and Procedures Committee 25.08.08)

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

No updates

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

No updates

CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

No updates

CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

No updates

APPENDICES

Appendix 3 Schedule of Authorities and Delegations - Revised delegations relating to signing of agreements and deeds by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Commercialisation) under power of attorney (authorised by Council 25.06.08)

Appendix 8 QUT Committees Structure - Intellectual Property Policy Committee disestablished by Vice-Chancellor 06.11.08

OTHER

No updates

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December

CHAPTER A - GOVERNANCE AND ORGANISATION

A/2.4 Quality Framework - Revised QUT Quality Framework (approved by Council 10.12.08, endorsed by Vice-Chancellor’s Advisory Committee 09.10.08 and Planning and Resources Committee 05.11.08)

A/4.1 Academic organisational structure - Faculty of Science and Faculty of Information Technology disestablished (effective from 31.12.08) and new Faculty of Science and Technology established (effective from 01.01.09) (approved by Council 15.10.08)

CHAPTER B - HUMAN RESOURCES

No updates

CHAPTER C - TEACHING AND LEARNING

A major review and restructure of Chapter C was undertaken, with significant changes made to the policies shown below. A large number of policies were re-numbered and content of some policies was relocated to guidelines on the Office of Teaching Quality website.

C/1.1 Approach to and context of teaching and learning – Policy unchanged (will be reviewed in 2009)

C/1.2 Learning and Teaching Plan – Policy unchanged

C/1.3 Learning and teaching development grants - Revised and renumbered policy to C/1.3 (formerly C/2.1) (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08, endorsed by University Teaching and Learning Committee 21.10.08)

C/2.1 University Teaching and Learning Committee - Revised terms of reference of University Teaching and Learning Committee, effective from 01.01.09 (approved by Council 20.08.08, endorsed by University Academic Board 25.07.08)

C/3.1 Courses and awards - Revised policy, effective from 01.01.09 (replaces former policies C/3.1, C/3.4, C/7.3, C/7.9, C/10.1) (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08, endorsed by University Teaching and Learning Committee 21.10.08)

C/3.2 Award classifications - Revised policy (replaces former policies C/3.2, C/3.3, C/3.5, C/3.6, C/4.3, C/4.4, C/4.5, C/4.7 and C/10.2) (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08, endorsed by University Teaching and Learning Committee 21.10.08)

C/3.3 Non-award courses and studies – Revised and renumbered policy (formerly C/5.1)

C/3.4 Customised education - Revised policy and renumbered to C/3.4 (formerly C/5.3; incorporates former C/5.2 Continuing education) (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08, endorsed by University Teaching and Learning Committee 19.08.08)

C/3.5 Transnational award courses - Revised policy, effective from 01.01.09; renumbered to C/3.5 (formerly C/4.8) (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08, endorsed by University Teaching and Learning Committee 21.10.08)

C/4.1 Curriculum development and approval - Revised policy, effective from 01.01.09 (replaces former policies C/4.1, C/4.2, C/4.6, C/4.8, C/4.9 and C/4.11) (approved by University Academic Board 25.07.08, endorsed by Teaching and      Learning Committee 24.06.08 and Vice-Chancellor’s Advisory Committee 16.07.08)

C/4.2 Curriculum design - New policy currently under development

C/4.3 Graduate capabilities - Policy renumbered to C/4.3 (formerly C/1.4) (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08)

C/4.4 Work-integrated learning - Policy renumbered to C/4.4 (formerly C/6.1) (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08)

C/4.5 Units - Revised and renumbered policy to C/4.5 - effective from 01.01.09 (incorporates former policies C/7.10 Unit outlines, C/7.1 Course and unit viability, and C/7.2 Responsibility for teaching units)        (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08, endorsed by University Teaching and Learning Committee 21.10.08)

C/4.6 Course quality assurance - Revised policy, effective from 01.01.09; renumbered to C/4.6 (formerly C/4.10; also incorporates former C/7.1) (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08, endorsed by Teaching and Learning Committee 19.08.08)

C/4.7 - Evaluation of courses, units, teaching and student experience - Policy renumbered to C/4.7 (formerly C/7.7) (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08)

C/5.1 Assessment policy - Policy renumbered to C/5.1 (formerly C/9.1) (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08) (to be further reviewed in 2009)

C/5.2 QUT Grading system - Revised and renumbered policy to C/5.2, effective from 01.01.09 (formerly C/9.2, E/6.5.8, E/6.5.9 and E/6.5.10) (approved by University Academic Board, endorsed by University Teaching and Learning Committee 21.10.08)

C/5.3 Procedures for academic dishonesty - Policy renumbered to C/5.3 (formerly C/9.3) (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08) (to be further reviewed in 2009)

C/6.1 Learning environments - New policy currently under development

C/6.2 The First Year Experience - Revised and renumbered policy to C/6.2 (formerly C/1.5) (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08, endorsed by University Teaching and Learning Committee 21.10.08)

C/6.3 Flexible Delivery - Policy renumbered to C/6.3 (formerly C/7.5) (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08) (to be further reviewed in 2009)

C/6.4 Recording of lectures - Policy renumbered to C/6.4 (formerly C/7.11) (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08) (to be further reviewed in 2009)

C/7.1 QUT Teaching Capabilities Framework - Policy renumbered to C/7.1 (formerly C/7.8) (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08) (to be further reviewed in 2009)

CHAPTER D - RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

D/5.5 Grievance resolution procedures for postgraduate research students - Revised grievance resolution procedures (approved by Chair, University Academic Board 28.11.08, endorsed by University Academic Board 14.11.08, Research Degrees Committee 02.06.08 and University Research and Innovation Committee 27.06.08)

CHAPTER E - STUDENT SERVICES AND ADMINISTRATION

E/4.1 Student admission - Revised admission criteria relating to English proficiency (approved by Chair, University Academic Board 04.12.08, endorsed by Vice-Chancellor’s Advisory Committee 02.12.08)

E/4.2 Academic credit - Revised policy, effective from 01.01.2009 (approved by University Academic Board 22.06.07)

E/4.4 Time limits for completion of an award course - Revised policy relating to periods of exclusion, effective from 01.01.09 (approved by University Academic Board 04.04.08, endorsed by Academic Policy and Procedures Committee 10.03.08)

E/6.3 Alternative arrangements for assessment - Revised policy, effective from 01.01.09 (approved by University Academic Board 04.04.08, endorsed by Academic Policy and Procedures Committee 10.03.08)

E/6.4 Supplementary assessment - Revised policy, effective from 01.01.09 (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08 and 04.04.08, endorsed by Academic Policy and Procedures Committee 27.10.08 and 10.03.08)

E/6.5 Allocation and release of results - Revised policy, effective from 01.01.09 (approved by University Academic Board 04.04.08, endorsed by Academic Policy and Procedures Committee 10.03.08)

E/6.7 Unsatisfactory academic performance and exclusion - Revised policy, effective from 01.01.09 (approved by University Academic Board 04.04.08, endorsed by Academic Policy and Procedures Committee 10.03.08 and 27.10.08)

E/10.1 Graduation requirements - Revised policy, effective from 01.01.09 (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08 and 04.04.08, endorsed by Academic Policy and Procedures Committee 10.03.08)

E/10.2 Award parchments - Revised policy to clarify conditions for replacement or substitute awards (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08)

E/10.3 Academic dress - Revised policy to update University and faculty colours (approved by Chair, University Academic Board 21.11.08) (new colour for Faculty of Science and Technology, effective from 01.01.09; replaced QUT Carseldine with Humanities Program; updated University colour to PMS541 Blue)

E/10.4 University medals - Revised policy consistent with procedures for awarding University medals as outlined in policy E/10.1 Graduation requirements (approved by University Academic Board 14.11.08)

CHAPTER F - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

F/1.10 Policy on library treatment of student project reports, dissertations and theses - Policy renumbered to F/1.10 (formerly C/10.3)

CHAPTER G - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

No updates

CHAPTER H - PHYSICAL FACILITIES

No updates

CHAPTER I - INTERNATIONAL AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

I/1.1 QUT International Framework Policy - Reviewed, minor editorial changes only (approved by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International and Development) 28.11.08)

I/2.4 Alumni Board - Revised terms of reference and membership provisions of Alumni Board, effective from commencement of Council’s 2008-2012 term (approved by Council 20.08.08, endorsed by Alumni Board 26.06.08)

I/3.2 International recruitment representatives - Policy reviewed - minor editorial changes only (approved by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International and Development) 09.12.08)

I/4.1 Student exchange program - Policy reviewed - minor editorial changes only (approved by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International and Development) 28.11.08)

APPENDICES

Appendix 1c Student Rules - Amended Student Rules 1, 36, 38, 39, 40, 41, 43 and 44 relating to Student and Academic Management System (SAMS), effective from 01.01.09 (approved by Council 10.12.08)

Appendix 2 QUT Council Procedures - Approved new Council Procedure 2 - Reappointment of the Vice-Chancellor (approved by Council 10.12.08)

Appendix 3 Schedule of Authorities and Delegations - Revised delegations relating to course development and approval (approved by Council 15.10.08), customised education, and graduation and conferral of awards (delegations C100, C135, C136, C139 refer) (approved by Council 10.12.07)

Appendix 10 Course documentation and proformas - DELETED (rescinded by University Academic Board 14.11.08)

OTHER

Faculty of Science and Faculty of Information Technology disestablished (effective from 31.12.08) and new Faculty of Science and Technology established (effective from 01.01.09) (approved by Council 15.10.08) Faculty of Science and Faculty of IT replaced by new Faculty of Science and Technology (effective from 01.01.2009)

Name change - School of Nursing to School of Nursing and Midwifery (effective from 01.01.09) (approved by Council 10.12.08)

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