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Library Policy - Membership and Borrowing

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Approved Date
22 Oct 2019
Date Effective
22 Oct 2019
Approved By

Policy Statement

Policy Statement
1. Access 

1.1  The NTI library is located on the ground floor of the campus behind the Reception desk.

1.2  Standard opening hours are: Monday - Thursday 9 am - 5 pm

       Please note, the library is open on any Friday or weekend during which class is held.

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
19 Oct 2019 19 Oct 2019
22 Oct 2019 22 Oct 2019

Prevention of Sexual Harassment

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Approved Date
19 Oct 2019
Date Effective
19 Oct 2019
Approved By
Board of Directors

Policy Statement

Policy Statement
3. What is sexual harassment?

Sexual harassment includes but is not limited to any of the examples in the definitions of this policy. It can be obvious, discrete, continuous or on an incident on a single occasion. Age, sex or gender identification are not mitigating factors of sexual harassment.

3.1 Sexual harassment may include:

(a) Reluctant consent;

(b) Consent based on fear;

(c) Intimidation, or other similar circumstances.

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 19 Oct 2019 19 Oct 2019 Board of Directors

Disability Policy – Students

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Approved Date
22 Oct 2019
Date Effective
22 Oct 2019
Approved By
Academic Board

Policy Statement

Policy Statement
1. Nan Tien Institute is committed to:

1.1 Providing an experience that gives students with a disability the opportunity to fully participate at Nan Tien Institute (NTI) and to realise their individual potential; 

1.2 Balancing the interests of all parties affected by reasonable adjustment;

1.3 Maintaining the academic standards of its courses and programs;

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 18 Oct 2019 18 Oct 2019 Academic Board
2 22 Oct 2019 22 Oct 2019 Academic Board

Fees, Charges and Refunds Policy

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Approved Date
01 Dec 2017
Date Effective
01 Dec 2017
Approved By
Academic Board

Policy Statement

Policy Statement
3. General Provisions

Up-to-date information about fees and charges is available to students online on the NTI website (https://www.nantien.edu.au/admissions/fees-and-scholarships). Students are expected to check this website frequently for important information and updates. Invoice payments made by students are allocated to fees and charges in the order of the date on which they fall due, with the earliest fees and charges due being allocated first.

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 15 Jun 2012 15 Jun 2012 Academic Board
2 12 Apr 2013 12 Apr 2013 Academic Board
3 28 Feb 2014 28 Feb 2014 Academic Board
4 01 Dec 2017 01 Dec 2017 Academic Board

Student Misconduct Policy

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Approved Date
15 May 2020
Date Effective
15 May 2020
Approved By
Academic Board

Policy Statement

Policy Statement

NTI values ethical behavior in all aspects of its endeavour and doesn’t tolerate misconduct. NTI recognises that the seriousness of misconduct varies and treats every case on its own terms and merits and in accordance with its own circumstances. NTI investigates and deals with incidents of misconduct by its students in a consistent, transparent and timely manner in accordance with this policy, affording natural justice and procedural fairness and applying penalties that are appropriate, fair and just.

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 27 Mar 2015 27 Mar 2015 Academic Board
2 07 Apr 2015 07 Apr 2015 Board of Directors
3 01 Dec 2017 01 Dec 2017 Academic Board
4 15 May 2020 15 May 2020 Academic Board

Student Grievance Policy

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Approved Date
01 Dec 2017
Date Effective
01 Dec 2017
Approved By
Academic Board

Policy Statement

Policy Statement
3. Principles of Grievance Resolution

The prime objective of the Grievance Policy is to achieve a resolution of a grievance in accordance with the following principles:

3.1  Grievances will be handled within an appropriate timeframe and will be treated sensitively and impartially, having due regard for procedural fairness;

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 21 Jun 2011 21 Jun 2011 Academic Board
2 12 Apr 2013 12 Apr 2013 Academic Board
3 28 Feb 2014 28 Feb 2014 Academic Board
4 18 Mar 2014 18 Mar 2014 Board of Directors
5 01 Dec 2017 01 Dec 2017 Academic Board

Student Enrolment Policy

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Approved Date
28 Feb 2014
Date Effective
28 Feb 2014
Approved By
Academic Board

Policy Statement

Policy Statement
1. Policy

1.1  Students will enrol in a program in accordance with these rules and pay any required fees and charges.

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 12 Apr 2013 12 Apr 2013 Academic Board
2 28 Feb 2014 28 Feb 2014 Academic Board

Student Academic Consideration Policy

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Approved Date
17 Aug 2018
Date Effective
17 Aug 2018
Approved By
Academic Board

Policy Statement

Policy Statement
1. The principles guiding this policy are:

1.1  Students are responsible for making reasonable efforts to minimise the impacts of medical, compassionate, and/or extenuating circumstances on their academic performance;

1.2  Students are expected to liaise with their subject coordinator when they become aware of a medical, compassionate, and/or extenuating circumstance which may affect their academic performance;

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 01 Dec 2010 01 Dec 2010 Academic Board
2 13 Dec 2013 13 Dec 2013 Academic Board
3 28 Feb 2014 28 Feb 2014 Academic Board
4 17 Aug 2018 17 Aug 2018 Academic Board

Selection and Admission Policy

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Approved Date
07 Apr 2015
Date Effective
07 Apr 2015
Approved By
Board of Directors

Policy Statement

Policy Statement
1. Selection 

1.1  Candidates for the award of a degree of the Nan Tien Institute (NTI) must be admitted to the Institute before commencing study for that degree. The selection criteria for admission are determined by the Academic Board and require applicants to achieve the specified minimum academic and English proficiency levels.

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 21 Jun 2011 21 Jun 2011 Academic Board
2 27 Mar 2015 27 Mar 2015 Academic Board
3 07 Apr 2015 07 Apr 2015 Board of Directors

Ethics Statement and Human Research Ethics Policy

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Approved Date
25 Nov 2009
Date Effective
25 Nov 2009
Approved By
Academic Board

Policy Statement

Policy Statement
1. HUMAN RESEARCH AND ETHICS 

1.1  All human research carried out by staff members and students at the Nan Tien Institute requires ethics approval. The Institute’s Code of Conduct sets out the general standards and ethical conduct expected of those who work and study at the institute. There are additional considerations governing the ethical framework for research in order to comply with regulatory requirements.

Version Date Approved Date Effective Approved By Amendment
1 25 Nov 2009 25 Nov 2009 Academic Board