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  • Car Parking PolicyThis Policy outlines the fee-paying arrangements for car parking across University campuses and carpark areas on all University properties other than the Student Village, the commercially run carpark at City Flinders and non-campus sites such as Whitten Oval and the Sunshine Hospital.
  • Children on Campus PolicyThe purpose of this Policy is to ensure that:
    a. Staff and students are assisted and supported, wherever possible, to combine their life successfully, family, work and/or study responsibilities in proactive ways, contribute to staff development, career or educational progression for staff and support the University's operational requirements;
    b. The University is compliant with relevant anti-discrimination legislation and University policy by adopting a proactive approach to ensure that discrimination based on sex, marital status, parental or carer status does not occur;
    c. The University complies with occupational health and safety requirements to protect all persons (including children) from exposure to risk when on University campuses or associated sites;
    d. Guidance is provided to staff and students and their supervisors/managers/teaching staff about children on campus; and
    e. Staff and students are informed of their rights, responsibilities and obligations regarding bringing children onto University campuses or associated sites.
  • Children on Campus ProcedureThe purpose of this Procedure is to provide to staff and students and their supervisors/managers/teaching staff about children on campus and to inform them of their rights, responsibilities and obligations regarding bringing children onto University campuses or associated sites.
  • Clinical Care PolicyThe purpose of this Policy is to ensure the delivery of best practice clinical care across VU Clinics and to provide opportunities for students enrolled in health, allied health and social assistance courses at VU to undertake high-quality clinical experience in-house.
  • Common Seal Regulations 2016The purpose of Regulations is to make provision about keep and use of the Victoria University Common Seal, in accordance with the Act and the Governance, Academic and Student Affairs Statute 2013.
  • Compliance - Annual Declaration on Compliance / Notification of Material Change / FIT and Proper Person ProcedureThis Procedure outlines the responsibility for and processes, involved in, providing an annual declaration on compliance and the reporting material change, including employment of executive officers, within the University and sits under the Compliance Policy.
  • Compliance - Policy Development Procedurein this version the development and review of all policies, procedures and regulations have been consolidated into one Procedure which will now sit under the Compliance Policy.
  • Compliance PolicyThis version has been updated to include information on the determination of Policy and Procedure, Clause 16-19.
  • Contract Best Practice GuidelinesThis Guideline and is read in conjunction with and supports the Contracts Procedure and the Contracts Policy.
  • Contracts PolicyThe purpose of this Policy is to provide a streamlined and flexible process to empower you to grasp opportunities, be innovative and entrepreneurial in your work for VU, and importantly to allow you to take responsibility and accountability for your own contracts.
  • Contracts ProcedureThe purpose of this Procedure is to set high-level, generalised, basic processes which are to be followed when entering into or managing contracts or agreements.
  • Copyright PolicyThis Policy -
    a. establishes copyright compliance requirements for VU staff and students; and
    b. defines a clear protocol for using third party materials for the intellectual endeavour, innovation and delivering excellence without infringing the rights of others.
  • Copyright ProcedureThis Procedure outlines the protocol for using third party materials for the intellectual endeavour, innovation and delivering excellence without infringing the rights of others.
  • Council - Appointment, Performance and Removal of University Council Members and Senior Staff ProcedureThis Procedure outlines the governing appointment and removal of Council members.
  • Council - Conduct of Council Business and Standing Orders ProcedureThis Procedure outlines the governing of the Council business and Standing Orders.
  • Council - Council Induction, Development and Review ProcedureThis Procedure outlines the governing of the induction, development and review of Council members.
  • Council - Honorary Awards ProcedureThis Procedure outlines the process by which honorary awards are conferred to acknowledge and honour outstanding or significant personal achievement and/or contributions to the University or to the community.
  • Council - Implementation of Council Responsibilities GuidelinesThis Guideline provides guidance on the implementation of Council responsibilities.
  • Council - Remuneration and Reimbursement of Council Members ProcedureThis Procedure outlines the governing remuneration and reimbursement of Council members.
  • Council - Selection of Council Members GuidelinesThis Guideline outlines the guidance on the selection of Council members.
  • Council PolicyThis Policy outlines the principles governing Council governance at Victoria University.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Annual Monitoring of Courses ProcedureThis Procedure provides direction on the process, steps and approval required for Annual Course Monitoring.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Award Course Accreditation (HE) ProcedureThis Procedure provides direction on the requirements for the accreditation of new Higher Education (HE) Award courses, new majors, new minors and new units. It also provides direction on the re-accreditation process undertaken periodically for all HE Award courses.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Award Course Amendments (HE) ProcedureThis Procedure directs the process, steps and approvals for the making of major and minor changes to higher education award courses.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Award Course Approval (VET) ProcedureThis Procedure:
    a. provides direction regarding the process to be followed in adding a Vocational Education and Training (VET) Award Course to Victoria University's course offering;
    b. details the endorsement and approval steps to be undertaken for new and replacement VET Award Courses and;
    c. details the outcome of the VET Award Course approval process by confirming the VET Award Course has been added to the Register of Awards.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Award Course Design (HE) ProcedureThis Procedure provides the basis for Victoria University (VU) to comply with the requirement of the Higher Education Standards Framework (Threshold Standards) 2015 (HESF) Standard 3.1 in the design of all Higher Education (HE) Award course offerings and provides direction for the overall design of HE Award courses, including prescribing course structure, duration and credit point expectations.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Award Course Nomenclature and Coding ProcedureThis Procedure provides the standards used at Victoria University to:
    a. Name Higher Education (HE) Award Courses, Units, Majors and Minors.
    b. Apply codes to HE Award Courses, Units, Majors and Minors.
    c. Ensure Vocational Education and Training (VET) Award Courses and Units are titled and coded exactly as per external endorsement/accreditation.
    d. Apply abbreviations to all HE and VET Awards.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Comprehensive Review of Courses ProcedureThis Procedure directs the process, steps and approvals required for the comprehensive review of courses.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Concept Proposal and Business Case (HE) ProcedureThis Procedure provides requirements for the development of the Concept Proposal and Business Case for new:
    a. Higher Education (HE) Award courses
    b. majors in a HE Award course,
    c. Non-Award courses (for HE Colleges only)
    d. interstate or overseas delivery of a HE Award course or major
    e. online delivery of a HE Award course
    f. dual Awards
    g. joint Awards
    h. double degrees
    i. double qualifications
  • Courses Lifecycle - Course Approval Procedure - Higher Degrees by ResearchThis Procedure specifies key development, consultation, endorsement and approval steps and responsibilities involved in the internal accreditation of higher degrees by research courses at Victoria University (VU) and outlines a key component within the lifecycle of VU internally-accredited courses.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Course Cessation and Student Transition (HE) ProcedureThis Procedure specifies:
    a. key steps and responsibilities involved in ceasing to offer a HE Award or Non-Award:
    i. Course
    ii. Major
    iii. Delivery location
    iv. Course delivered with a partner to commencing and prospective students onshore and/or offshore; and
    b. Specifies the approval steps and responsibilities for student transition and/or teach out arrangements.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Course Review (Professional Accreditation-Recognition) ProcedureThis Procedure is part of the Courses and Pathways Lifecycle policy suite. It prescribes the process, steps and approvals involved in obtaining professional recognition / accreditation for courses.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Higher Degrees by Research Annual Course Monitoring ProcedureThis is the placeholder for the Higher Degrees by Research Annual Course Monitoring Procedure, which forms part of the Courses and Pathways Lifecycle policy suite. THIS PROCEDURE IS UNDER REVIEW.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Management of the CRICOS Register (HE) ProcedureThis Procedure specifies the key approval stages and responsibilities involved in the management of the CRICOS Register for Higher Education (HE) Award and Non-Award courses and ensures VU's compliance with the National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 (The National Code 2018).
  • Courses Lifecycle - Management of the CRICOS Register (VET) ProcedureThis Procedure specifies the key approval stages and responsibilities involved in the management of the CRICOS Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET) Award and Non-Award courses.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Managing the Register of Awards ProcedureThis Procedure specifies the key approval stages and responsibilities involved in the management of the Victoria University Register of Awards.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Non-Award Course Approval (HE) ProcedureThis Procedure defines the requirements for the approval and amendment of Higher Education (HE) Non-Award courses.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Non-Award Course Approval (VET) ProcedureThis Procedure -
    a. Provides direction regarding the process to be followed in adding a Vocational Education and Training (VET) Non-Award Course to Victoria University's course offering and;
    b. Details the endorsement and approval steps to be undertaken for new and replacement VET Non-Award Courses.
  • Courses Lifecycle PolicyThis Policy provides direction on the creation, review, monitoring, approval, modification and disestablishment of courses at Victoria University.
  • Credit - Advanced Standing Procedure (HE)This Procedure provides a framework for assessing and granting advanced standing for higher education courses at Victoria University.
  • Credit - Dual and Joint Awards ProcedureThis Procedure provides directions for the proposal, establishment, monitoring and termination of Higher Education Dual and Joint Awards involving Victoria University and partner institution/s.
  • Credit - Pathways ProcedureThe purpose of this Procedure establishes the purpose, structure and constraints within which Victoria University (VU) engages in developing, offering and managing pathways.
  • Credit PolicyThis Policy provides a principled basis for the granting of credit towards Victoria University (VU) Awards and accredited courses and units on the basis of formal, informal and non-formal learning, through credit transfer, advanced standing, recognition of prior learning, and recognition of current compete competency.
  • Critical Incident, Emergency Planning and Business Continuity PolicyThis Policy states how Victoria University will respond in a planned and controlled manner to potential or actual disruptive incidents, whether on or off-shore, that have an impact on the Victoria University community or activities.
  • Critical Incident, Emergency Planning and Business Continuity ProcedureThis Procedure states how Victoria University will manage critical incidents, emergency planning and business continuity.