Policies And Procedures

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Student Handbook Part A

 

1) Welcome from the Principal  - 4

2) RCDC Degree - 5

  • 2.1 RCDC Australian Regulatory Approval - 5
  • 2.2 Registration Codes - 5

3) Location – 5

  • 3.1 Sydney, Australia - 5
  • 3.2 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - 5
  • 3.3 Hong Kong, China  - 6
  • 3.4 Colombo, Sri Lanka - 6

4) Enrolment – 6

  • 4.1 Enrolment Type and Study Load - 6
  • 4.2 Enrolment into subjects – 6

5) Enrolment Variation – 7

  • 5.1 Leave of Absence or Deferment - 7
  • 5.2 Medical Certificates - 7
  • 5.3 Attendance requirement - 7
  • 5.4 Withdrawing from Enrolment - 7

6) Graduation – 7

  • 6.1 Eligibility to graduate from an award course - 7
  • 6.2 Key to grades - 7
  • 6.2.1 Higher Education - 7
  • 6.2.2 Vocational Education - 8

7) Students' Responsibilities – 8

  • 7.1 Student Code of Conduct - 8
  • 7.2 Enrolment – 10
  • 7.3 Identification - 11
  • 7.4 Official Communication - 11
  • 7.5 Fees and charges - 11
  • 7.5.1 Tuition fees - 12
  • 7.5.2 Administrative fees and charges - 12
  • 7.6 Submission of Assessments - 12
  • 7.7 Resubmission of Assessment Tasks - 12
  • 7.8 Participation in Class - 12
  • 7.9 Punctuality - 12

8 )Student Representative Council - 13

Appendices - 14

  • A) Course Information - 14
  • B) List of Policies - 14
  • C) Definitions - 15
  • D) Acronyms  - 15

     

Student Handbook Part B

 

1) Campus Information - 5

  • 1.1 Directory - 5
  • 1.2 Wheelchair Access - 5
  • 1.3 Library - 5
  • 1.4 IT Facilities – 5  

2) Course Structure - 6

3) Academic Calendar - 7

  • 3.1 Key Dates - 2017 - 7
  • 3.2 FEE - HELP and Census Dates - 7
  • 3.3 Subject Change Deadlines - 8
  • 3.4 Timetables - 8

4) Academic Leaders – 8

  • 4.1 Dean - 8
  • 4.2 Program Directors - 8

5) Student Support – 9

  • 5.1 Learning Support - 9

6) Local Services - 9

  • 6.1 Accommodation - 9
  • 6.2 Banking - 11
  • 6.3.Places of Worship - 12
  • 6.4 Emergency Numbers - 12
  • 6.5 Medical Assistance  -13
  • 6.6 Counseling Services - 14
  • 6.7 Legal Services - 15
  • 6.8 Information on Sydney - 15
  • 6.9 Advocacy and Welfare Services - 15

7) Tuition Fees - 16

  • 7.1 Late Payment - 16
  • 7.2 Government Assistance for Australian citizens -16
  • 7.2.1 FEE – HELP - 16
  • 7.2.2 Centrelink Payments - 17

8) General Information -17

  • 8.1 Student ID cards and Security Fob Key - 18
  • 8.2 Student representatives  - 18
  • 8.3 Contact details - 18
  • 8.4 Excursions - 18
  • 8.5 Personal belongings - 18
  • 8.6 Miscellaneous fees - 18
  • 8.7 Equipment Kits - 19

9) Information for International Students - 19

  • 9.1 Visa and immigration requirements - 19
  • 9.2 Permission to work - 20
  • 9.3 Accommodation and welfare arrangement for students under 18 years - 20
  • 9.4 Leave of Absence or Deferment - 20
  • 9.5 Breach of Visa Conditions - 20
  • 9.6 Evidentiary Standards to obtain a Student Visa - 21
  • 9.7 Department of Immigration and Border Protection Contact Information - 21
  • 9.8 Other Australian government Websites for Students - 21

10) Work Health & Safety (WHS) - 21

  • 10.1 A Few Simple Rules - 22
  • 10.2 Fire and Emergency - 22
  • 10.3 First Aid - 23
  • 10.4 Dealing with Injuries -23
  • 10.5 Critical Incidents - 23

11) IT User Instructions - 23

12) Access Library Resources And Online Databases - 24

  • Appendix 1 – Evacuation Maps - 25
  • Appendix 2 – Campus Map - 28 

For the full list of RCDC policies and procedures please click here

 

Academic

 

Admissions

  • Admissions Policy
  • Admissions Procedure for RCDC Campus
  • English Language Proficiency Policy

 

Finance

  • Refund Policies Domestic Students
  • Refund Policy International Students
  • Student Review Procedures for Re-crediting a Fee-Help Balance
  • Statement of Vet Tuition Assurance

 

HR & Management

  • Critical Incident Management Policy and Procedure
  • Employee Handbook
  • Harassment, Bullying and Discrimination Prevention Policy
  • Fair Treatment and Equal Benefits and Opportunity Policy
  • Induction Policy
  • Staff Continuing Professional Development Policy
  • Staff Misconduct and Complaints Policy and Procedure 
  • Staff Performace Review & Position Development Policy and Procedure
  • Staff Probation Policy and Confirmation Procedure
  • Staff Unsatisfactory Performance or Behaviour Policy and Procedure 
  • Vet Teaching Staff Policy

 

Marketing

  • Education Agent Recruitment Monitoring Policy and Procedure 
  • Marketing and Advertising Policy and Procedure

Quality Assurance

  • Document and Records Management Policy
  • Framework for Quality Assurance
  • Benchmarking Framework

 

Student Services

  • Student Misconduct Policy and Procedure
  • Student Grievance and Appeal Policy and Procedure
  • International Student Transfer Policy
  • Privacy Policy
  • Personal Information Procedures
  • Student Complaint Form
  • Student Contact Details Update Procedure

 

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