Policies & Procedures > Academic

Policies primarily related to Education and Research

Academic Planning: Programs & Courses

  • Assessment for Coursework Programs Policy
    Assessment is a core academic activity and an essential component of the learning process. Its main purposes are to encourage student learning, to make judgements about student achievements, and to mo...
  • Child-Safe Environment Policy
    The University is committed to the protection and wellbeing of children in accordance with: the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA) ("the Act"), which requires appropriate policies and procedures in p...
  • Timetabling Policy and Procedures
    This policy sets out how the University intends to achieve coordinated and consistent timetabling practices of Teaching Activities across the University in order to facilitate the timely production of...

Admission, Enrolment, Assessment & Progress: Coursework Students

  • Academic Credit Arrangements Policy
    The University acknowledges the need for clear and effective credit arrangements to increase opportunities for students to access education, improve student mobility between sectors and institutions, ...
  • Academic Honesty Policy
    Academic honesty is a fundamental part of learning and teaching and a core value of the University of Adelaide. The University takes the view that all academic dishonesty is unacceptable and this poli...
  • Academic Progress by Coursework Students Policy
    This policy describes the ways in which the University identifies students who are not making satisfactory academic progress and therefore considered at risk by the University. It outlines the measure...
  • Admissions to Coursework Programs Policy
    This policy sets out the University of Adelaide's approach to the selection of applicants for admission to coursework programs. It reflects the University's commitment to the highest academic standard...
  • Coursework Academic Programs Policy
    The University of Adelaide (hereafter the University) offers coursework academic programs leading to awards which comply with the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). This policy sets out the re...
  • Jointly Conferred Coursework Awards Policy
    The University delivers jointly conferred awards through approved partnerships in order to develop its education portfolio, broaden its international outlook, enhance the experience of students and st...
  • Modified Arrangements for Coursework Assessment Policy
    This policy describes the modified arrangements that the University may provide to a student in the event that their capacity to demonstrate their true level of competence in an assessment or examinat...

Admission, Enrolment, Assessment & Progress: Research Students

  • Academic Honesty Policy
    Academic honesty is a fundamental part of learning and teaching and a core value of the University of Adelaide. The University takes the view that all academic dishonesty is unacceptable and this poli...
  • Jointly Conferred Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Awards Policy
    The University delivers jointly conferred Higher Degree by Research (HDR) awards through approved partnerships in order to develop its education portfolio, broaden its international outlook, enhance t...

Prizes, Honours & Ceremonies

Research Management

  • Admissions to Research Programs Policy
    This policy sets out the University of Adelaide's approach to the selection of applicants for admission to research programs. It reflects the University's commitment to the highest academic standards ...
  • Crowdfunding Policy
    The University of Adelaide fosters a culture that values and encourages research translation by staff and students and accordingly, encourages partnerships with industry, entrepreneurs, governments an...
  • Externally-Funded Researcher Support Policy
    Research Fellows and Grant Funded Researchers play a vital role in the University, and contribute to a vibrant research culture that characterises our research-intensive institution. The purpose of th...
  • Reasonable Adjustments to Teaching & Assessment for Students with a Disability Policy
    In keeping with its values, the University of Adelaide is committed to providing equitable outcomes and participation for all students, including those with a disability. The Disability Discriminatio...
  • Research Centres and Research Institutes Framework
    The University aims to build and support research of the highest quality, and encourages the strategic use of Research Centres and Research Institutes to promote existing and emerging areas of researc...
  • Research Freezer Management Policy
    The University recognises the importance and value of its research materials and is committed to their effective management. Some of this research material, either being actively used or archived, re...
  • Research Grants, Contracts and Consultancies Policy Restricted to Staff & Students
    Staff members are encouraged to secure external research funding in support of their research and the University's strategic vision. External funding includes Competitive Research Grants, Contract Re...
  • Supervisor Register Policy Restricted to Staff & Students
    The University of Adelaide Responsible Conduct of Research Policy adopts the principles embodied in the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research, including the requirements for supervis...
  • Tied Research Funds Policy
    Staff members are encouraged to secure external research funding in support of their research and the University's strategic vision. Funding is often subject to an Agreement with the Funding Body, and...

Research Practice & Compliance

Student Assistance, Scholarships & Fees

  • Fees for Award Programs and Courses Policy
    To ensure a breadth of postgraduate program offerings beyond those supported by the Commonwealth, the University charges tuition fees for some programs.

    This policy describes the principles, proces...

  • Student Critical Incidents Policy and Procedure
    The University of Adelaide is committed to providing a safe environment for students and staff. This policy informs students and staff of the University's approach to critical incident management and ...
  • Student Fees Refund Policy
    In certain circumstances, if a student has a credit balance on their University account, they may request a refund of that credit balance.

    This policy provides formal guidance on the circumstances...

  • Student Health Assessment and Leave Policy and Procedures
    Students have the primary responsibility for maintaining their own health and wellbeing. In addition, the University has a framework of policies and services to assist students to manage ongoing or in...
  • Student Loan Policy
    The University's Student Loan Fund provides financial support to students whose academic progress is, or may be impeded due to a lack of financial resources. The fund is self-sustaining and relies on ...

Teaching

  • Copyright Compliance Policy
    In undertaking teaching, research or other University activities, it is often necessary to use, adapt or link to material that is owned by a party other than the University. The University supports th...
  • Reasonable Adjustments to Teaching & Assessment for Students with a Disability Policy
    In keeping with its values, the University of Adelaide is committed to providing equitable outcomes and participation for all students, including those with a disability. The Disability Discriminatio...
  • Student Experience of Learning and Teaching Policy
    The University of Adelaide (the University) is committed to the continuous enhancement of student learning experiences and outcomes and the quality of learning and teaching, and to promoting a culture...
  • Supervisor Register Policy Restricted to Staff & Students
    The University of Adelaide Responsible Conduct of Research Policy adopts the principles embodied in the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research, including the requirements for supervis...
  • Teaching Development for New Academic Staff Policy
    In its quest for excellence in learning and teaching, the University of Adelaide requires as a condition of continuing employment (tenure), that new academic staff undergo a program of teaching develo...