In developing this policy the University had regard to the provisions of section 40B(1)(b) of the Human Rights Act 2004 (ACT).
Early Intervention and Student Support Policy
This policy outlines the University’s principles for identifying students who are at risk of unsatisfactory academic progress, and the processes and intervention approaches to address this.
2.1 This Policy applies to students enrolled in coursework programs at the University of Canberra (UC) and at the University of Canberra College (UCC).
2.2 This Policy does not apply to students undertaking higher degrees by research, as such students are covered by the Higher Degree by Research Academic Progress Policy and any associated procedures.
2.3 This Policy does not apply to students enrolled in English Language and Foundation courses at the University of Canberra College (UCC), as such students are covered by UCC’s ELICOS Student Management Policy and any associated procedures.
3.1 The University monitors the academic progress of students to identify students who are at risk of
unsatisfactory academic progress.
3.2 The University implements an early intervention approach to support students who are
identified at risk of unsatisfactory academic progress.
3.3 A holistic, student-centred approach to intervention is implemented, and includes a range of
services to support the academic, medical, psychological and welfare needs of students.
3.4 The level and formality of intervention increases through time and is dependent upon the level of risk of unsatisfactory academic progress.
3.5 A range of channels are used to communicate with students.
3.6Inclusive language is employed in all forms of communication.