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.

Procedure for Managing Alleged General Misconduct by a Student

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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 7th November 2022 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 Trish Mundy
Chief Integrity Officer
The position responsible for monitoring the effectiveness of a policy document and its review.
Responsible Executive Sean Brawley
Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Strategy and Assurance)
The position with overarching responsibility for ensuring implementation of, and compliance with, the policy document.
Enquiries Contact Integrity Division
+61 2 4221 3344
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 January 2008 - University Council - Procedure for Managing Alleged General Misconduct by a Student accompanies Student Conduct Rules and replaces Rules for Student Conduct & Discipline.

2 - 1 January 2008 - Vice-Principal (Administration) - Minor editorial amendments - Tables 5.1 and 7.1: “IT Director” changed to “Deputy Vice-Principal (Finance and IT)”; Clause 7.42 “ten working days” changed to “twenty working days” to be compliant with National Code.

3 - 5 February 2009 - Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) - Migrated to UOW Procedure Template as per Policy Directory Refresh.

4 - 6 February 2009 - University Council - Minor amendment to High-Level Outcomes for Other Misconduct: additional outcome “Mark penalty in assessment and/or subject where the misconduct could affect academic performance”.

5 - 5 February 2010 - University Council - References to Council Committee of Appeal (Student Discipline) amended to Council Committee of Appeal, and committee membership details amended, as per University Council resolution 2010/03.

6 - Autumn Session 2011 - University Council – 15 October 2010 - Major review.

7 - Autumn Session 2011 - University Council - Updated to reflect rescission of Code of Practice - Students

8 - 7 December 2012 - University Council - Consequential amendment resulting from the introduction of the Student Conduct in Residences Policy. Template update.

9 - 16 Jan 2013 - Vice-Principal (Administration) - Updated to reflect title change from DVC(A) to DVC(E).

10 - 4 March 2013 - Vice-Principal (Administration) - Updated to reflect title change from DVP(F&IT) to Chief Finance Officer.

11 - 11 September 2013 - Chief Administrative Officer - Updated to reflect title change from VP(A) to CAO.  Updated to reflect title change from University Librarian to Director, Library Services.

12 - 21 July 2017 - Vice-Chancellor - Updated to reflect name change to specific roles and responsibility (ARD to Student Services Division); updated to include definition for respondent.

13 - 1 May 2020 - Chief Operating Officer - Administrative amendment to update Senior Executive titles.

14 - 18 December 2020 - Chief Operating Officer - Administrative amendments to reflect divisional and faculty realignments.

15 - 23 July 2021 - Vice Chancellor - Administrative amendment to reflect consequential amendment following rescission of Library Code of Conduct.

16 - 29 September 2021 - Vice Chancellor - Administrative amendments reflecting organisational structure changes, and role and title changes.

17 - 24 January 2022 - Vice-Chancellor - Administrative amendments reflecting organisational structure changes, and role and title changes.

18 - 14 February 2023 - Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Administrative amendments reflecting organisational structure changes, and role and title changes.



23/11/2023: Position name changed from Senior Manager Governance (SM Gov) to Deputy University Secretary (DUS)

24/05/2024: Position Group name changed from Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC) to Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (DVC)