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Academic Board Approvals

Approvals from the October Academic Board have resulted in several impending changes that will impact the following systems that are maintained by IRM:

  • Course Browser
  • Handbook
  • Course Costs database
  • ACIR website
  • AHEGS database and website
  • Nomenclature spreadsheet
  • Course Progression

The majority of these changes will not be able to be made until such time as IRM has received the approved documentation, but once received, the changes will be made as soon as possible.

Course Progression Project

The third “go live” phase of the project was launched on 10 October. All participants involved in this phase have been advised via email and webinars have been scheduled for both this and next week.

Three webinars have been conducted so far with more to be held as requested, as not all participants have been able to attend to date.

As part of this phase, the Course Progression web page has now been made available and includes links to important information such as:

  • the project overview
  • pilot participants listing
  • frequently asked questions
  • user guides
  • a video tutorial
  • an online feedback form

If there are any queries, please don’t hesitate to contact the Course Progression team.

AskACU

During the past week, 484 visits were made to AskACU with the most popular articles being:

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Applying to ACU

30

Credit / Recognition of Prior Learning

29

Enrolling in Units (Subjects)

17

Academic Transcript

14

Course Transfer

13

Accepting Your Offer

10

Grade Point Average (GPA) Calculation

10

Non-Standard Study Periods

9

Unit Enrolment Quota / 'C Status Appearing on Student Connect

8

Assignment Extension

7

Important Reminders

Work Requests
When submitting work requests, please use the IRM Work Request Form and ensure that the wording complies with the Student Administration Style Guide in Knowledge Manager.

Student Connect Noticeboard
Changes to the Student Connect Noticeboard should also be submitted via the IRM Upload Request form. Please remember to visit the noticeboard regularly to ensure it stays current.

Course Progression Project
Participants within the new Course Progression Pilot program, please contact the Course Progression team with your enquiries.

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