Status and Details

Status and Details

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

Student Misconduct Procedure

Status Current
Effective Date 10th April 2019
Review Date 10th April 2025
Approval Authority University Council
Approval Date 12th March 2019
Expiry Date Not Applicable
Responsible Officer Kriss Guidotti
Senior Coordinator, Safer Community
Accountable Officer John Lambrick
Head of Legal Services
+61 3 99195280
Enquiries Contact Kriss Guidotti
Senior Coordinator, Safer Community

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

12/4/23: Clause 70 updated to remove reference to ‘VU International’ and direct to the VU Enrolments team. 

9/11/23:  Summary of Roles & Responsibilities table and clause 78 updated to ensure alignment with the Courses Lifecycle - Professional Accreditation and Industry Recognition Procedure and to fulfill obligations to regulatory bodies.  

2/4/20:  Accountable Officer updated to Head of Legal Services (previously Vice-President Planning & Registrar).  Updates to clauses 45, 46 & 48 to reflect updated role of PVC Students as Panel Chair (previously Vice-President, Planning & Registrar). 

10/4/19: Key Changes include:

. Simplification of language.

. Inclusion of the recording, monitoring and report of Student Misconduct Matters to governance committees.

. Increase of Senior Officers' powers to suspend a student from 1 month to 3 months for general misconduct matters.

. Authorised Officers can issue a 'direction of non contact' for a specified period. . Reduction from 10 to 5 University business days' notice to students of the investigation meeting.

This Procedure was approved by Council along with the Student Misconduct Regulations 2019 on 12 March 2019.

Clauses Amended:Procedure: All


03/03/2023: Division name changed from Office for Researcher Training, Quality and Integrity (ORTQI) to Graduate Research School (GRS)



12/04/2024: Division VU International (VUI) replaced with VU Global (VUG)