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.

Special Consideration Policy

Status Current
Effective Date 6th November 2018
Review Date 6th November 2021
Approval Authority Academic Senate
Approval Date 5th November 2018
Expiry Date To Be Advised
Unit Head Lizette Delacy
Director, Data Integrity, Quality and Operations
Enquiries Contact Lizette Delacy
Director, Data Integrity, Quality and Operations
Data Integrity, Quality and Operations

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

30 April 2021 – System Administrator Fix – Update the placeholder for the School Academic Committee from the redundant Divisions-based record to the  Committee/Group based record.

15 May 2020 – Inserted note and hyperlink for the Suspension or Variation Instrument – Special Consideration Policy currently in place due to the COVID-19 crisis.

6 March 2019 – Deleted references to the redundant unit ‘Assessment and Graduation Unit’ and replaced with ‘Examinations’.

The implementation plan for the new Academic Appeals Procedures noted that a targeted review of policies with appeals provisions would be required to ensure alignment with the new published procedures. This minor change involves the inclusion of a reference to the Academic Appeals Procedures in clause 43 under the Guidelines section.

Clauses Amended:Guidelines: All