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All Student Administration Staff will be attending the annual SA National Conference on Thursday 11 September – 12 September. If you have any urgent queries, please submit them to IRM by midday on Wednesday 10 September, if possible.

Staff attended their Staff Effectiveness Session on Friday 5 September 2014.


2015 Course Coordinators Manual

The 2015 Course Coordinators Manual is in the process of being updated. Updates have been received from all sections (due date was Friday 5 September). The Course Coordinators Manual webpages will be updated with all changes by Friday 19 September.

2015 Course Browser and Handbook

IRM is continuing to make minor updates to the 2015 Course Browser and Handbook content as it is received from the Faculties.

Course Progression Project

IRM is receiving and dealing with issues from both Course Coordinators and Student Centre staff on behalf of students who have queries relating to their individual student audits.

On Tuesday 15 July, Course Progression went live for students who are enrolled in courses that were scribed (and signed off by the faculty as complete) during Phases 1 and 2 of the project.

Students enrolled in these courses have been granted access via a Course Progression link within Student Connect.

Course Progression is also available for those staff trained during these project phases via the Faculty and AdvisorsStudent Menu link within Student Connect.

A Course Progression web page is now available on the Students web site. This web page provides more detailed information for students and contains links to the following reference material:

  • Student User Manual
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Video Tutorials

This student web page also contains a link to the staff web page (login required), which contains the following additional information and links:

  • the project overview;
  • courses included in “Go Live”;
  • Frequently Asked Questions;
  • Staff User Manual;
  • Video Tutorials; and
  • an online feedback form.

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

Feedback for a number of courses from Phase 2 of the project is continuing to be received – thank you to those who have done this.

2015 Course Costs

The Indicative First Year Course Costs database has been completed to date. There will more changes in the coming week with the addition of further course approvals. Once those are finalised, Systems will be advised so that an updated report can be sent to the Department of Education. The database will also be published to the Students web site (within the Fees and Scholarships section) and the Course Browser will also display the costs.


During the past week, there were 563 visits with the most popular articles being:

Article Title Hits
Withdrawing From Unit/s 14
Credit / Recognition of Prior Learning 13
Grade Point Average (GPA) Calculation 11
Course Transfer 10
Applying to ACU 10
Application Forms 8
Refunds 8
Attendance at Classes 8
Academic Transcript 8
Non-Standard Study Periods 8

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 located in the All Student Admin section of 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.


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