Students who commenced their course before 2012 should consult the rules below.

6.2.1.1 Rescinded

Academic Conduct Essentials module
6.2.1.1A(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in a course of the University for the first time, irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake a module called Academic Conduct Essentials (the ACE module) in the teaching period in which they are first enrolled.

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

(3) A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in the rules for the course.

(4) A student who fails to make satisfactory progress in terms of (3) is assigned a progress status of 'On Probation' unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet the other requirements for satisfactory progress set out in the rules for the course.

Overload
6.2.1.2 The Faculty policy on overloads, available on the Faculty's website and from the Faculty Office, determines whether a student is permitted to enrol in more than a standard load.

Supplementary assessment
6.2.1.3 Rescinded

Satisfactory progress
6.2.1.4(1) To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

(2) Students will not have made satisfactory progress if they fail a unit that they have previously failed.

[(2) is an approved addition to University Policy]

Progress status
6.2.1.5 Unless the Board of Examiners determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances—

(a) when a student other than one described in (d) fails to make satisfactory progress for the first or second time under Rule 6.2.1.4(1), a progress status of 'Suspended' is assigned;

(b) when a student fails to make satisfactory progress for the third time under Rule 6.2.1.4(1), a progress status of 'Excluded' is assigned;

(c) a student who has been prohibited by the Faculty from further study or examinations in a unit will be reported to the Board of Examiners and may be assigned a progress status of 'Suspended';

(d) when a student who is enrolled for the first time at this University fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 6.2.1.4(1) but gains a weighted average of at least 30 per cent over the units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty, a status of 'On Probation' is assigned;

(e) when a student fails to make satisfactory progress under Rule 6.2.1.4(2), a progress status of 'On Probation' is assigned.