Title Approved on Purpose
Academic Integrity Policy Friday, 15 September, 2023

Eastern College Australia (ECA) is committed to promoting academic integrity amongst staff and students and to detect and manage breaches of academic integrity.

Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct Thursday, 29 June, 2023

The purpose of this Policy is to guide Eastern College Australia in developing a child protective culture and in establishing and maintaining child-safe environments for the children who are part of the College education and faith community.

Commonwealth Supported Places Policy Sunday, 15 November, 2015

The purpose of this policy and accompanying information is to:

  • Promote compliance with government requirements in the offering of Commonwealth supported places to students at the College
  • Ensure offers are made in a way which maintains the principles of integrity and justice.
    • For postgraduate students this will be by making offers in rounds based on the academic merit of eligible prospective and current students.
    • For undergraduate students this will be by making offers in rounds based on the date and time of completion of application
Complaints and Grievance Policy Monday, 3 October, 2022

To outline how grievances, disputes and complaints are managed.

Complaints and Grievance Procedures - Academic Matters Tuesday, 11 September, 2018

To outline procedures to be followed in regard to grievances of an academic nature.

Complaints and Grievance Procedures - Non Academic Matters Tuesday, 11 September, 2018

To outline procedures to be followed in regard to grievances of a non-academic nature.

Credit Transfer Policy Monday, 7 February, 2022

This document sets out the College’s policy and process for granting credit for prior learning that contributes towards satisfying the requirements for an award of the College. Credit may be granted based on recognition of formal studies from a previously completed or partially completed program or qualification, and recognition of prior informal or non-formal learning.

Deferring, suspending or cancelling an overseas student’s enrolment Thursday, 9 November, 2023

This policy addresses the requirements of the National Code of Practice (2018) standard 9. Specifically it documents the College:

  • processes for assessing, approving and recording a deferment, suspension or cancellation of study
  • will notify the overseas student in writing of the intention to suspend or cancel their enrolment
  • will tell the overseas student to seek advice from the Department of Home Affairs on the potential impact on their visa if enrolment has been deferred, suspended or cancelled
  • will not let a suspension or cancellation take effect until the overseas student has been given a chance to complete an internal appeals process, unless their health or wellbeing, or the wellbeing of others, is likely to be at risk. 
English Proficiency Policy Friday, 10 May, 2019

The English Proficiency Policy is to set the standard of English proficiency required for admissions to the college for all courses.

Higher Education Awards and Certification Policy Thursday, 14 April, 2022

This policy sets out the requirements for determining and ratifying student eligibility for an award, and requirements for ensuring documentation issued is accurate and prevents against fraudulent use.

Library Assistance Policy Wednesday, 5 September, 2018

This document is prepared to give some guidelines about the extent to which librarians should assist students. 

Refund Policy Tuesday, 13 October, 2020

To establish a policy that is reasonable in ensuring that Higher Education and VET students are not penalised unfairly in scenarios relating to their withdrawal from study.

Special Arrangements Policy Thursday, 22 June, 2023

To describe the grounds under which students who are unable to undertake or complete an assessment task due to immediate and exceptional circumstances beyond their control that emerge after census date are eligible to apply for special arrangements.

Student Academic Responsibilities Thursday, 14 April, 2022

To make clear what is expected of the College students as it relates to conduct, attendance and assessment submissions.

This policy has incorporated the content of student attendance, submissions, late assignments/extension and resubmissions policies, with those being retired from April 2022.

Student Admissions, Leave, Deferral and Course Withdrawal Policy Thursday, 10 November, 2022

The Student Admissions Policy establishes a framework for admitting prospective students into the College which is supported by fair, transparent, consistent, and timely procedures. This policy will also address student's application for leave or withdrawal from course.

Student Code of Conduct Thursday, 23 March, 2023

The purpose of this policy is to provide a framework for the standard of conduct expected of Eastern and MST students.

Student Progress Policy Thursday, 30 March, 2023

This document sets out the College’s commitment to identifying students at academic risk and the procedures to minimise or nullify the risk.

Students with Disabilities Policy Monday, 27 May, 2019

To describe how the College supports students with disabilities and how the students may access these support mechanisms.

Transfer of Overseas Students between Providers Thursday, 9 November, 2023

This policy documents how Eastern College Australia (the College) complies with the relevant legislation - Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 (ESOS) and code of practice - National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 (ESOS NC).

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