Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Unit Head and document author and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Admissions Procedures (Coursework)

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 13th December 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 1st December 2024 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Strategy and Assurance) The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 13th December 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Responsible Officer Dominic Riordan
Director, Academic Quality and Standards
The position responsible for monitoring the effectiveness of a policy document and its review.
Responsible Executive Sue Bennett
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic and Student Life)
The position with overarching responsibility for ensuring implementation of, and compliance with, the policy document.
Enquiries Contact Academic Quality and Standards Division General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

This is the first document to be published in the University's new Policy Library. It is basically equivalent to the document that was approved and effect at the time the migration occurred, except for the numbering system and references, which have been updated to align with the new formatting and current requirements.

Version Control and Change History

Date Effective - Approved By - Amendment

1 - 1 April 2015 - University Council - First Version; replacing the Admissions and Advanced Standing Policy and the admissions rules within the General Course Rules.

2 - 2 December 2016 - Vice-Chancellor - Amendments related to nomenclature changes related to the School of Medicine (previously Graduate School of Medicine) and the MD offering.

3 - 20 April 2016 - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) - Amendments relating to:

-Admission to an onshore campus other than Wollongong.

-Underage admission of international students.

-Appeal against a decision of the Director, Student Services Division.

4 - 1 January 2020 - University Council - Major amendments made to improve transparency and clarity, including:

-New section on Transparency of Admissions.

-More detailed information on admission pathways including early admission. 

-More detailed information on English language requirements for admission.

Changes to delegations relating to (and new section on) Alternative Assessment of English Language Proficiency. More detailed section on offers including packaged offers. New section on admission to study abroad or exchange. More detailed section on roles and responsibilities. Change in delegated authority for considering admission appeals – from Director SSD to Student Ombudsman.

5 - 28 October 2020 - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) - Minor amendments to reflect language applies to online delivery and to reflect the new Student Recruitment Division.

6 - 18 December 2020 - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) - Administrative amendments to reflect divisional and faculty realignments.

7 - 2 June 2023 - Deputy Vice-Chancellor Strategy and Assurance. Minor Amendments to Align with current requirements and sector best practice.