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**NEW**  Student Administration Newsletter Style Guidelines

IRM have put together a  Newsletter Style Guidelines as a guide for updating Weekly reports located in  the SA Weekly Reports Library in SharePoint.

Website Accessibility  Updates

We  continue to ensure accessibility and readability of all our web pages to comply  with the standards recommended by Vision Australia.

**  NEW** Web Accessibility Handy Tip!

Underlined text is not  advisable on the website as it can be mistaken for a hyperlink! If you want to  emphasise text, consider using bold instead.

Turnaround times for Work Requests

Ad hoc work requests (Students site with workflow)

Update published by IRM – 1 day (and then pending approval and publication
Please notify IRM with any urgent queries

Ad hoc work requests (other sites) 1 working day
New form creation Allow 5 working days
Updating existing forms Allow 1 – 2 working days
SharePoint permissions for IRM documents including Handbook and Course Browser Allow 1 – 2 working days
Course Progression queries Allow 1 – 2 working days
Handbook and Course Browser information queries Allow 1 – 2 working days which may include follow up with Faculties

New webpage update process for updating pages on the Students site

You may be aware that following the launch of the new Student web site, there has been a change to updating content and information on these pages.

All requests submitted to IRM will be completed as per the standard procedure but the update will be submitted to workflow to be approved by your Manager. Once approved, your update will be sent to the workflow to be published by the Web Publisher. If at any stage an update is rejected, IRM will be alerted and we will follow up with the original requester.

Preferred contact method and work request submissions

Please remember to use the IRM Work Request Form to submit work requests.

For general IRM requests, email irm.section@acu.edu.au

For queries relating to Course Progression, email course.progression@acu.edu.au.

Course Browser and Handbook 2017

Email notifications have been sent to Faculty Executive Officers and key stakeholders to advise that they can commence the update process.

Due Dates are:

  • Course Browser and Handbook Master files: 4 May 2016
  • All other files: 25 May 2016

Course Progression

We are finalising the 2016 updates for courses that are currently live in Course Progression.

We continue to run ad hoc training for Faculty staff for Course Progression as and when required. We generally require that Faculty staff receive training before their access is granted.

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 Notices
Changes to Student Notices or alerts should also be submitted via the IRM Upload Request form. Please remember to visit the Student Notices and the student site (alerts on right hand side of page) regularly to ensure it stays current.

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