All students are required to familiarise themselves with the academic policies governing their enrolment and progression.
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Coursework students should pay particular attention to:
- Resolutions of the Senate
- Resolutions of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for coursework awards
- Resolutions governing the specific course for Undergraduate students
- Resolutions governing the specific course for Postgraduate Coursework students
- University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (as amended) can be found on the Policy Register
Research students should familiarise themselves with:
- Resolutions of the Senate
- University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011 can be found on the Policy Register
- Resolutions governing the specific course
Code of Conduct - for all students
This Code of Conduct has been formulated to provide a clear statement of the University’s expectations of students in respect of academic matters and personal behaviour.
Study at the University presents opportunities for interacting with other members of the University community. The University recognises and values the diversity of student experiences and expectations, and is committed to treating students, both academically and personally, in a fair and transparent manner. All students, in return, are required to comply with the requirements set down in the Student Code of Conduct.
A full version of the Student Code of Conduct is available on the Policy Register, on the University website. Just type 'Code of conduct' in the search box.
The Staff and Student Equal Opportunity Unit works with the University community to promote equal opportunity in education and employment, to create opportunities for staff and students who have traditionally been disadvantaged by mainstream practices and policies, and to create an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.
Credit - Undergraduate
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Credit Policy and Procedure for Undergraduate Students.
Cross-Institutional (outbound) - Undergraduate
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Cross-Institutional (outbound) Policy and Procedure.
Discontinue Not Fail - for all coursework students
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Discontinue Not Fail Policy and Procedure.
Exceeding Credit Point Limits - Undergraduate
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Exceeding Credit Point Limits Policy and Procedure for Undergraduate Students.
Late Work Policy - for all coursework students
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Undergraduate Late Work Policy for Undergraduate Students.
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Postgraduate Coursework Late Work Policy for Postgraduate Coursework Students.
PhD Admissions Pathway and Policy
Satisfactory Progress - Student Academic Progression Policy
Each semester, students who do not meet progression requirements will be notified that the Faculty wishes to see an improvement in their academic progress, and will be invited to participate in the Arts on Track support program.
Students identified at Stage 3 of the Student Academic Progression Policy will be asked to Show Good Cause as to why the Faculty should not exclude them from their Award Course.
The Student Academic Progression Policy can be downloaded from the Policy Register.
This Policy and Procedure should be read in conjunction with the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (as amended) and the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions Rule 2006, both available to download from the Policy Register.