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Academic progress provides the University with an opportunity to provide targeted advice, referral or assistance to students who are having difficulties completing their unit or course requirements. To find out what constitutes unsatisfactory academic progress, visit the Academic progress website.
The Deakin University Student Association (DUSA) advocates for students in a wide range of academic and disciplinary matters. For further information please visit the Advocacy web page or contact DUSA to discuss your situation, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1300 555 528.
Deakin University requires students to submit work that is their own, and considers that plagiarism and collusion constitute academic misconduct for which penalties may be applied. The University recognises its responsibility for educating students about what constitutes plagiarism or collusion in their particular discipline and further information can be found through the policy links below and the website Avoiding plagiarism and collusion.
The University is committed to dealing with complaints of various natures in sensitive manner.
The following web page provides information to students about lodging and resolving Academic and Administrative Complaints.
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes describe the knowledge and capabilities graduates have acquired and are able to apply and demonstrate at the completion of their course. They consist of outcomes specific to a particular discipline or profession as well as transferable generic outcomes that all graduates should have acquired irrespective of their discipline area. These learning outcomes are detailed in Schedule A - Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes of the Higher Education Courses policy.
The following are some typical examples of fraud and corruption that could occur at University:
For more information about the prevention, detection and management of fraud and corruption, see the following policies, procedures and legislation on The Guide.
Deakin University does not tolerate fraud or corruption committed against the University or by its staff or students.
If you suspect it, report it.
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the management of the University's internal control framework that covers fraud and corruption prevention and control.
If you suspect or find evidence of fraud or corruption, you should report it to the CFO. If the matter involves the CFO, you should report it to the Vice-Chancellor who will manage it in line with the University’s procedure. You may also report the matter to your Head of School, who in turn will escalate it to the CFO or Vice-Chancellor as appropriate.
The Student Charter sets out the expectations a student should have of the University, and the responsibilities of a student.
The Student privacy statement outlines why Deakin collects and uses your personal information and also how you can access the information it holds about you.
Deakin offers students access to special Language and Learning Advisers to assist with developing all aspects of their study skills. There are on campus and online workshops that amongst other topics cover referencing, exam preparation, study sessions, academic and essay writing. Visit the Study skills website for further information.