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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.
  • Collection Development PolicyThe Policy establishes the principles and guidelines to develop and manage the collection to support the University’s teaching, learning and research programs, to help provide an exceptional user experience.
  • 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 - Audit Procedure (VET)This Procedure outlines the responsibility for and processes involved in, informing staff of responsibilities and regulatory requirements in relation to internal and external audits within VET programs at Victoria University to ensure compliance.
  • Compliance - Policy Development ProcedureThis version has updates to reflect changes to the Academic Board Regulations 2021, in particular, Academic Board approving academic policy and procedure.
  • Compliance PolicyThis version has been updated to include information on the determination of Policy and Procedure, Clause 16-19.
  • 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 was updated to incorporate the “Safe Harbour’ provisions in the Copyright Act amendments passed in 2018.
  • Copyright ProcedureThe Procedure has been updated to incorporate the “Safe Harbour’ provisions is the Copyright Act amendments passed in 2018.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Annual Course Monitoring (HE) 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) ProcedureThe Procedures have been reviewed and changes have been made as follows:
    -accountability and responsibility contacts and titles
    -position titles and responsibilities in the Polytechnic

  • 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 Course Review (HE) ProcedureThis Procedure specifies the key stages and responsibilities involved in the comprehensive review of Higher Education coursework courses at Victoria University.

  • Courses Lifecycle - Concept Proposal and Business Case (HE) ProcedureThe Procedure provides requirements for the development of the Concept Proposal and the 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 or Higher Degrees by Research course;
    e) new mode of delivery of a HE award course;
    f) dual awards;
    g) joint awards;
    h) double degrees; and, and,
    i) double qualifications.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Continuous Improvement of Training and Assessment (VET) ProcedureThis Procedure documents the processes and related procedures that contribute to meeting Victoria Polytechnic's commitment to continuously improve all aspects of its training and assessment.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Course Approval Procedure - Higher Degrees by ResearchThis Procedure has been updated to reflect current organisational structure and approval processes.
  • 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 Cessation and Student Transition (VET) ProcedureThis Procedure:
    a. Specifies key steps and responsibilities involved in ceasing to offer a Vocational Education and Training course, specialisation or unit to commencing and prospective students onshore and/or offshore;
    b. Specifies the approval steps and responsibilities for student transition and/or teach out arrangements.
  • Courses Lifecycle - 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.
  • Courses Lifecycle - External Referencing ProcedureThis Procedure provides direction on the use of external referencing at Victoria University to assist with maintaining and evidencing the quality of courses, units, teaching methods, assessment models, student progress, student experience, and graduate outcomes.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Higher Degree by Research Comprehensive Review of Courses ProcedureThis Procedure outlines the process for undertaking a comprehensive review of research courses at Victoria University.
  • Courses Lifecycle - Higher Degrees by Research Annual Course Monitoring ProcedureThis is the second version of this Procedure. It specifies key development, consultation, endorsement and approval steps and responsibilities involved in the annual monitoring of HDR courses at Victoria University (VU).
  • Courses Lifecycle - Inherent Requirements of Study ProcedureThe purpose of this Procedure is to provide direction on the development, phrasing and content of inherent requirements of award study programs at Victoria University and for non-award study where required.
  • 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 has minor changes to PEO position and title; Refresh of position titles and responsibilities
  • 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) ProcedureThe Procedures have been reviewed and changes have been made as follows:
    -accountability and responsibility contacts and titles
    -position titles and responsibilities in the Polytechnic
  • Courses Lifecycle - Professional Accreditation and Industry Recognition ProcedureThis Procedure is a substantial refresh of the existing Procedure. The new version captures good practice and the enhanced outcomes achieved through following procedures. Key changes include:
    - clarification of the distinction between accreditation and industry recognition
    - the introduction of a pre-accreditation plan step to help accreditation processes occur in a systematic and timely manner
    - the embedding of the new requirements associated with the Doing Dual Differently initiative
  • Courses Lifecycle PolicyThe Policy has been reviewed to reflect the recent changes to the Academic Board Regulations, provide stronger linkages to the Procedures, and to ensure currency of the Definitions.
  • Credit - Academic Credit Procedure (HE)The Credit Policy Suite has been updated to align with the improvements made through the Academic Credit at Offer (ACaO) implementation. Updates include a change of nomenclature from Advanced Standing to Credit; Introduction of a new credit term “Designated Credit”; Eligibility for credit currency period increased from 5 year to 10 years; Clarification of limitations on credit; Amended roles and responsibilities; and clarification of the basis and precedent for credit, and credit in professionally accredited courses.
  • 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 - Skills Recognition Procedure (VET)This Procedure sets out the process by which the Polytechnic will provide Skills Recognition to students or prospective students.
  • Credit PolicyThe Credit Policy Suite has been updated to align with the improvements made through the Academic Credit at Offer (ACaO) implementation. Updates include a change of nomenclature from Advanced Standing to Credit; Introduction of a new credit term “Designated Credit”; Eligibility for credit currency period increased from 5 year to 10 years; Clarification of limitations on credit; Amended roles and responsibilities; and clarification of the basis and precedent for credit, and credit in professionally accredited courses.
  • 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.